KDE 3.0.5 Info Page

KDE 3.0.5 was released on November 18th, 2002. Read the official announcement.

This page is no longer maintained. Currently, only KDE 4.2.0 and newer are maintained. Please have a look at the KDE 4.4.0 Info Page instead.


See the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ and sound related questions are answered in the FAQ of the aRts Project

Download and Installation

Source code
Location Size MD5 Sum
arts-1.0.5 1001KB 6d8292e33d51a626642ea01557e88e06
kde-i18n-3.0.5 93MB fc9d041f9c7eb23bfdb6e3ab928d8230
kdeaddons-3.0.5 917KB e1d74a758921cf44b6f60874ecea2e33
kdeadmin-3.0.5 1.3MB c6600847d833a3f64dde2e347c4368de
kdeartwork-3.0.5 11MB 0c48cbd9e8c0f3b6b4b83aa738be175a
kdebase-3.0.5 13MB e50369b20f8955e757eeda0a521a14f5
kdebindings-3.0.5 4.9MB 0b2e0bd9ea6978c433997b52fb0f40a2
kdeedu-3.0.5 8.7MB 6357bfb0c9ebf5502db1e7f4ecf3996d
kdegames-3.0.5 7.0MB 7abec549c8d9506f2956714ff50cfc72
kdegraphics-3.0.5 2.6MB bba2ef4cf44d355c3eb93c876f1b7faf
kdelibs-3.0.5 7.3MB ff22bd58b91ac34e476c308d345421aa
kdemultimedia-3.0.5 5.6MB 07c32b5348eee503152b227b1a33342f
kdenetwork-3.0.5 3.7MB 504032bceeef0dfa9ff02aed0faf795d
kdepim-3.0.5 3.1MB c537c56755353b386756a9a8b2c5a1f7
kdesdk-3.0.5 1.8MB 8bab6e6bcca189e9f7fd55d5edf82c06
kdetoys-3.0.5 1.4MB 3974bb197dd39fbd609405b9159e6044
kdeutils-3.0.5 1.5MB 104620498429632d1489f93b241436a2
kdevelop-2.1.4_for_KDE_2.2 3.2MB c1a1ff46a88b399e9c5ec609b384c9fd
kdevelop-2.1.4_for_KDE_3.0 3.4MB 403f982ff2f9cdc8b63913e63d3323f2

The translation package has been split into individual language packages so you can download only the translations you need.

Binary packages

Binary packages have meanwhile be removed from our FTP.


Security Issues

Please report possible problems to

  • Several shell escaping vulnerabilities have been found throughout KDE which allow a remote attacker to execute commands as the local user. Read the detailed advisory. It is strongly recommended to update to KDE 3.0.5a.

  • Several problems with KDE's use of Ghostscript where discovered that allow the execution of arbitrary commands contained in PostScript (PS) or PDF files with the privileges of the victim. Read the detailed advisory. It is strongly recommended to update to KDE 3.0.5b
  • A HTTP authentication credentials leak via the a "Referrer" was discovered by George Staikos in Konqueror. If the HTTP authentication credentials were part of the URL they would be possibly sent in the referer header to a 3rd party web site. Read the detailed advisory. KDE 3.1.3 and newer are not vulnerable.


This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release date:

  • currently none known.

Developer Info

If you need help porting your application to KDE 3.x see the porting guide or subscribe to the KDE Devel Mailinglist to ask specific questions about porting your applications.

There is also info on the architecture and the programming interface of KDE 3.0.

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