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December 21, 2002: KDE 3.0.5a Released

The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.0.5a. KDE 3 is the third generation of KDE's free, powerful desktop for Linux and other UNIXes. KDE 3.0.5a is available in 51 languages and ships with the core KDE libraries, the base desktop environment and hundreds of applications and other desktop enhancements from the other KDE base packages.

KDE 3.0.5a provides a number of important security improvements, as described in the security advisory, and some stability enhancements. The KDE Project strongly recommends that all KDE users upgrade to this release as soon as practicable.

For more information about the KDE 3 series, please read the KDE 3.0.5a announcement and the KDE 3.0.5a information page.


December 11, 2002: Some minor updates on pim.kde.org

Today we updated the development pages of KArm and KAlarm and the page of work in progress. Please report further wishes or bugfixes for pim.kde.org to Klaus Stärk.


November 23, 2002: Report bugs and wishes to the KDE team

You want to report a bug to the KDE team? You have a special feature request for a KDE application? So don't hesitate to inform the KDE team about the bugs and wishes you found. Read our short introduction on how to report a bug/wish ...


November 18, 2002: KDE 3.0.5 released

The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.0.5, the third generation of KDE's free, powerful desktop for Linux and other UNIXes. KDE 3.0.5 is available in 51 languages - including the addition of Basque for the first time in KDE 3 - and ships with the core KDE libraries, the base desktop environment, an integrated development environment, and hundreds of applications and other desktop enhancements from the other KDE base packages (PIM, administration, network, edutainment, development, utilities, multimedia, games, artwork, and others).

KDE 3.0.5 provides mainly two important security fixes over KDE 3.0.4, which shipped early October 2002. Besides that, some minor bugfixes have been included as well. For a list of some changes since KDE 3.0.4, please see the change log, and for additional information about the security corrections please see the separate security advisories ( resLISa / LISa; rlogin protocol ). Read the official announcement at www.kde.org.


October 9, 2002: KDE 3.0.4 released

The KDE team today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.0.4. KDE 3.0.4 provides various service enhancements over KDE 3.0.3, which shipped in mid-August 2002, as well as two security corrections (the personal web server (KPF) may permit a remote user to retrieve any file readable by the local KPF user, and the PostScript(R) / PDF viewer (KGhostview) may execute arbitrary code placed in a PS or PDF file). For a list of some changes since KDE 3.0.3, please see the change log. Read the official announcement at www.kde.org.


September 20, 2002: News on Kroupware page

A new version of the Kroupware concept paper is available for download. And we added two links ... about a study about groupware solutions in mixed Windows and GNU/Linux environments, conducted by " target="_new Erfrakon.

Learn more about the Kroupware project on the KDE-PIM Kroupware page or on the " target="_new official Kroupware webpage.


September 17, 2002: Kroupware project started

" target="_new Erfrakon, " target="_new Intevation and " target="_new Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB have won a bid to write a Free software groupware server and client for the German "Bundesamt für Sicherheit in der Informationstechnik" (Federal Agency for IT Security, BSI). It aims to work in a heterogenous environment and provide email, contacts, appointments and tasks lists.

Kroupware is the current project title for the project named above. After finishing the Kroupware project, it will be further integrated in the K Desktop Environment and in the KDE-PIM family.

Learn more about the Kroupware project on the KDE-PIM Kroupware page or on the " target="_new official Kroupware webpage.


August 20, 2002: New work in progress

Work is under way to implement an Microsoft Exchange 2000 server plugin for KOrganizer. This plugin lets you access an Exchange server: import appointments into your KOrganizer calendar and export appointments from KOrganizer to the Exchange server. Read more on our work in progress-page.


August 19, 2002: KDE 3.0.3 released

The KDE team today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.0.3, which includes the KDE-PIM-suite in version 3.0.3. The new version of KDE contains some important bug fixes, especially covering a SSL security issue and some further enhancements concerning the stability of KDE. Detailed changes from KDE 3.0.2 to KDE 3.0.3, also describing changes in the kdepim-module, can be found in the Changelog. Read the official announcement at www.kde.org.


June 5, 2002: KOrganizer Workshops

As already announced earlier this year, the KOrganizer team started a workshop series covering an overview over KOrganizer, the KOrganizer setup, KOrganizer group scheduling and more. The first issue is about KOrganizer's brand new feature: group scheduling with KOrganizer. Thanks a lot to Günter Schwann who contributed this workshop. The workshop can directly be opened in your browser window but is also available as tar-ball for download. At the moment, the KOrganizer group scheduling workshop is available in English only, but the KOrganizer team is already working on a German translation for it. Other translations are very welcome !


May, 23 2002: KDE 3.0.1 released

Following the last major release of the K Desktop Environment, the KDE team announced today the availibility of KDE 3.0.1. While it is primarily a translation release, it also squashes some bugs in KDE. Also some bugs in the applications of the kdepim family were fixed, so in KPilot and KOrganizer. Read more about the new KDE release on dot.kde.org. The changelog is available here. Check out the official announcement at www.kde.org


April, 3 2002: KDE 3.0 released

We are very proud to announce the release of KDE 3.0 which contains the kdepim3 package, the pim application suite of your choice. Read more about KDE 3.0 at kde.org.


March, 10 2002: Docs Website Added

There's a new webpage in the KDE-webpage-family, docs.kde.org, that offers documentation about many KDE applications. There's also a category "kdepim" where you can learn more about KDE-PIM applications. We added docs.kde.org it to our navigation bar.


January, 27 2002: KAlarm Page Added

We have now a new page in the development area: the KAlarm page. Thanks to David Jarvie for the contribution to pim.kde.org.


January, 13 2002: Glossary Added

pim.kde.org offers a new feature: the KDE-PIM glossary. This glossary explains KDE-PIM-related words as e.g. Conduit, Hotsync or PDA. You're very welcome to contribute to our glossary by posting proposals for new entries and help us to complete our list.


January, 12 2002: RFC

Nick Papadonis posted a new RFC "KPIM-1" covering the KDE PIM Data Access. The RFC is available for download as gzipped HTML-file.


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