KDE 3.5.4 Info Page

KDE 3.5.4 was released on August 2nd, 2006. 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This page is no longer maintained.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.

Security Issues

Please report possible problems to

Patches for the issues mentioned below are available from unless stated otherwise.

  • kpdf contains a denial of service vulnerability in xpdf based code that can cause the client to crash via a specially crafted pdf file.
    Read the detailed advisory. All versions of KDE up to and including KDE 3.5.5 are affected.
  • Konqueror contains a vulnerability that allows a malicious web site to spoof the address bar entry to a different one, possibly tricking the user into believing that they actually visited a different site. Read the detailed advisory. All versions of Konqueror as included with KDE up to including KDE 3.5.7 are affected.
  • KDM can be tricked into allowing a passwordless login for logins with password configured. Read the detailed advisory. Versions of KDM as included in KDE 3.3.0 up to including 3.5.7 are affected.


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

  • None known yet

Please check the bug database before filing any bug reports. Also check for possible updates on this page that might describe or fix your problem.


See the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ.

Download and Installation

Library Requirements. KDE 3.5 requires or benefits from the given list of libraries, most of which should be already installed on your system or available from your OS CD or your vendor's website.

The complete source code for KDE 3.5.4 is available for download:

Location Size MD5 Sum
arts-1.5.4 944kB 886ba4a13dc0da312d94c09f50c3ffe6
kdeaccessibility-3.5.4 8.2MB bc64350a56a585e4d2c88fe3fc8b24f8
kdeaddons-3.5.4 1.5MB 840d18fbcadec9f94bb70563876b4dcd
kdeadmin-3.5.4 2.0MB 579a2e3e8e05cf0851a88def57fcc0a3
kdeartwork-3.5.4 15MB c7ff9048b9b68c976de08ed418598e40
kdebase-3.5.4 22MB 882a9729c08b197caef2c8712c980d9c
kdebindings-3.5.4 5.1MB 097eb4311f5715f36fdc83dc5badb476
kdeedu-3.5.4 28MB 81dfdea2ed6eaaa440ee868a69b8fc7e
kdegames-3.5.4 10MB 60bb42c51c2e86a826188da457ed21d0
kdegraphics-3.5.4 6.9MB de1f6d0597235f52186aaeeaabe7dc08
kdelibs-3.5.4 14MB 979d056ca0e21c12caed270126e60e3e
kdemultimedia-3.5.4 5.9MB 921680248b5f5793b9201715fffe6e33
kdenetwork-3.5.4 7.1MB 81660b1a73e81b6c01a55861c154dd3b
kdepim-3.5.4 12MB 4a01ceaeb6067d03003edb77b104f559
kdesdk-3.5.4 4.7MB 2150e6a4ce5e42886a4afc6c0198c30c
kdetoys-3.5.4 3.0MB f959e936d05697ac6b1a0b066632b2fd
kdeutils-3.5.4 2.8MB e24cd91576db3d2414fb30cab47e44e5
kdevelop-3.3.4 7.7MB e5278e37468bda7fdf6d019f84aeed16
kdewebdev-3.5.4 5.7MB 310a40555c089e88cc5ff7620a89b444

The Konstruct build toolset can help you downloading and installing these tarballs.

Binary packages

Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.5.4 for some versions of their distribution, and in other cases community volunteers have done so. Some of these binary packages are available for free download from KDE's http or FTP mirrors.

Currently pre-compiled packages are available for:

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

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 3.5.

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