KDE 3.0.5b Info Page

KDE 3.0.5b was released on April 9th, 2003 in response to the PS/PDF handling vulnerability.

Security Issues

Please report possible problems to security@kde.org.


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

Source 3.0.5b

These source packages have been digitally signed with GnuPG using the KDE Archives PGP Key (available from the KDE Signature page or public key servers).

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

Binary packages

Binary packages can be found under http://download.kde.org/stable/3.0.5b/ or in the equivalent directory at one of the KDE FTP mirrors.

Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.


Security Issues

Please report possible problems to security@kde.org.


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

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.