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    KDE Packages for “woody” can Break System
    Submitted by aylee on Tuesday, April 20, 2004 – 10:40
    KDEThe official KDE 3.2.2 builds (available via deb http://download.kde.org/stable/3.2.2/Debian stable main) contains a lot of stuff not directly related to KDE, most notably XFree86 4.3.0 and mozilla 1.6. Many may like this but be warned that a lot of software may be removed upon upgrade, e.g. galeon.

    Why don’t the KDE-people provide minimal backports? Am I the only one cursing because I want my users to have the full choice between GNOME and KDE with a woody-system?

    Category: News 44 comments

    Kioslave for APT
    Submitted by robster on Monday, December 08, 2003 – 23:04
    KDESomebody has produced an innovative kioslave plugin for Konqueror, called Kio-APT that allows the querying and browsing of package information as a frontend to the features of apt-cache. I wonder if a similar plugin will be forthcoming for Nautilus, or whether this is just eye-candy for the perpentually tweaking.
    Category: News 1 comment

    Debian KDE CVS Repository
    Submitted by orth on Wednesday, May 28, 2003 – 15:55
    KDEWhen sid just isn’t unstable enough for you … Since October of 2002 I have been providing Debian packages of KDE CVS Head. If you think you noticed a difference between KDE 3.0 and 3.1, you’ll find the same exponential improvement in these packages.

    For more information, look at this page

    Category: News 22 comments · read more

    KDE in sid finally complete
    Submitted by DanielS on Wednesday, March 19, 2003 – 06:18
    KDEWhile KDE 3.1 has been in sid for some time now, it’s always been missing two vital components – kdenetwork, and kdepim. These were both rejected today, because the license files were unclear. These issues were cleared up today, as well as making kdepim-dev installable, and uploads of both kdenetwork and kdepim were accepted into the archive today – your favourite mirror should have them in a few hours. Enjoy!
    Category: News 53 comments

    It has begun (KDE3->sid)
    Submitted by calc on Wednesday, February 05, 2003 – 07:26
    KDEKDE 3.1 will finally be in SID as of Feb 5th. The following packages will be included during dinstall: arts, kdeartwork, kdelibs, quanta, along with various other kde applications. The rest of the packages will be going into sid soon, they are currently waiting for the ftpadmin team to process them.

    DanielS: The following people deserve lots of thanks – Chris, James Greenhalgh, Karolina Lundquist, Ben Burton, Norman Jordan, David Pashley, Kevin Puetz, and more. Thanks guys.

    Category: News 58 comments · read more

    KOffice 1.2 for every distribution but Debian?
    Submitted by hildeb on Saturday, November 02, 2002 – 06:36
    KDESomebody was complaining about “Debian losing mindshare”. Right now I was considering to install KOffice 1.2, just to find that there are no packages available.

    DanielS: Have a look at the FAQ, and you’ll find … KOffice packages.

    Category: Opinion 10 comments · read more

    KDE 3.0.3 released … and some .debs
    Submitted by DanielS on Monday, August 19, 2002 – 14:59
    KDEDirk Mueller, the KDE Release Coordinator, today announced the release of KDE 3.0.3, with the major feature a fix for the SSL in Konqueror issue. With this release also comes a new (and working, tested) set of .debs.

    This set of .debs is not yet mirrored at kde3.geniussystems.net and the usual mirrors; instead, it is on all the main KDE mirrors.

    Category: News 63 comments · read more

    Qt# 0.4 Released (with apt sources!)
    Submitted by niko on Monday, August 05, 2002 – 11:40
    KDEQt# 0.4 has been released! Qt# is a set of cross-platform C# bindings for Trolltech‘s Qt GUI toolkit, targeted towards Mono and Portable.NET. Some screenshots can be found here, and apt sources here. Interested parties can also feel free to stop by #qtcsharp on OpenProjects and say hi!
    Category: News 5 comments

    KDE 3.0.2 debs now available from the usual place
    Submitted by robot101 on Wednesday, June 26, 2002 – 14:46
    KDEI’ve seen one or two articles in the submission bin saying things like ‘finally KDE has been packaged’ and ‘forget Debian, someone has done these debs here’ etc. And then they refer to the repository of KDE3 debs which have been made by Chris Cheney (calc), Debian’s official KDE maintainer, which has now existed for going on a month, if not more. It seems some people just didn’t notice. So, this is just a reminder. They exist, they are here, they are semi-official and apparently they now have KDE 3.0.2. And no, they won’t be included in woody, they will be going into sid when the bugs are squashed. See #debian-kde on irc.debian.org for more information.
    Category: News 22 comments

    Configuring KScreensaver and KDM?
    Submitted by Anonymous on Wednesday, June 12, 2002 – 03:19
    KDEI have been searching Google and many Linux sites for help with getting a screensaver to work at the KDM login screen. I have seen many posts to BBS requesting the same info. How can I enable the kscreensaver (even with it’s DPMS) at the Login screen for KDM?

    Man pages, HOWTO’s, KDE documentation, etc, all yield zilch. Please help. Thanks.

    Category: Q & A 10 comments · read more

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