KDE 3.5.7 Info Page

KDE 3.5.7 was released on May, 22th, 2007. 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This page is no longer maintained.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.

  • 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 3.5.7 is available for download:

Location Size MD5 Sum
arts-1.5.7 957kB 28ac10541e5d8daf9009f6af1f7857af
kdeaccessibility-3.5.7 8.3MB 49a3ffc5303a0c59abf9dcfef185f8bc
kdeaddons-3.5.7 1.6MB 7b50fa8e103bd722dfcdfc329126ff28
kdeadmin-3.5.7 2.0MB fdf4e7e230d9b5688d72f0e1a8039e12
kdeartwork-3.5.7 15MB 4ce75cd6f98b8662e450be735bc0b060
kdebase-3.5.7 23MB b421e01b3ee712549ee967f58ed24de0
kdebindings-3.5.7 5.3MB bc8a95f0cfd52ad0559a775cf045f230
kdeedu-3.5.7 28MB e2568148df3bf5aecec2ed21c4a0e0a1
kdegames-3.5.7 10MB 49ada123885195673d8bcbada4e9c82c
kdegraphics-3.5.7 7.0MB eae753e80c5f8dd304e7fd0dca84ae67
kdelibs-3.5.7 14MB 50ed644f2ec91963570fe2b155652957
kdemultimedia-3.5.7 6.0MB 3d18574ca14258fb565160aa84bf217c
kdenetwork-3.5.7 8.9MB d7f2a05a7e304b33128123c3f67ea636
kdepim-3.5.7 13MB 8571db6dcf4168614c96bb72c493f931
kdesdk-3.5.7 4.9MB 6a8f7b7fea753e2a4517301dee76d84a
kdetoys-3.5.7 3.1MB 946e58b53ac4e6374051736a0eb4cf92
kdeutils-3.5.7 2.9MB 5f167f53bdbf0b8c71c2d0f0ff7593fd
kdevelop-3.4.1 8.9MB abc6cc2831ad4c0f4da9fba9e38edce1
kdewebdev-3.5.7 5.7MB 1329e0aea45947a14faa3d936f9edb5d

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 3.5.7 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.

Check this list to see which distributions are shipping KDE.

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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