KDE 3.5.9 Info Page

KDE 3.5.9 was released on February, 19th, 2008. 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This page is no longer maintained.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.

  • None known yet


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 3.5.9 is available for download:

Location Size MD5 Sum
arts-1.5.9 950kB 62a5e4d522314bab19288e4702480c93
kdeaccessibility-3.5.9 8.3MB 79c7fa53ec60ad51fbdb16aac56d85a1
kdeaddons-3.5.9 1.6MB eaa3832a25b483d1a9613f75991c3d7b
kdeadmin-3.5.9 2.0MB e6607ea27b332616d20f4564656cb885
kdeartwork-3.5.9 15MB ec526eba38421fd3b143682b8d683c86
kdebase-3.5.9 23MB c8c35389a238aa1b73e68ef5298eadf8
kdebindings-3.5.9 5.4MB ba780920f6b810a30a61b1ffa888706b
kdeedu-3.5.9 28MB cbdabe916ce6fa300f8dab972c5cb4a4
kdegames-3.5.9 10MB 472385f21a692270fb5643d7617c7ff3
kdegraphics-3.5.9 7.0MB 3d75e27180573a4e077e0245055891a5
kdelibs-3.5.9 14MB 55e5f00874933d1a7ba7c95e369a205e
kdemultimedia-3.5.9 6.0MB fdfafe38d2c7e3019dafc80c177add15
kdenetwork-3.5.9 8.9MB 0ec1d4ccd550510821a622eb91b893e8
kdepim-3.5.9 13MB ba27b06599556c572a26f03608471ee2
kdesdk-3.5.9 5.0MB fd86abfe0ac7c5af61b15eb5367d0399
kdetoys-3.5.9 3.1MB 10fd55e004a582f87eed6796811bb3b8
kdeutils-3.5.9 2.9MB dbe5ddff57141f27778601df5571e182
kdevelop-3.5.1 9.0MB 80d2216a0089fe142735d34ae8de6a0c
kdewebdev-3.5.9 5.9MB e95d1fbb698ec76966abfa5bdf96bd5e
Binary packages

Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.5.9 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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