Archive for December, 2004

Qt 4 Beta 1

December 22nd, 2004

The wise men at Trolltech have released the first beta of Qt 4, the next major revision of their development framework. The Dot has the details.

KDE changes major version number when Qt does, for obvious reasons. Since Qt 4 has been somewhat delayed, we won’t be getting a KDE 4 anytime soon either. But instead […]

Ubuntu Love

December 22nd, 2004

They finally arrived today - all 14 of the Ubuntu CDs I had requested for a zillion years ago. But the beautiful packaging is worth the wait! The great thing is, I asked for them to be sent to my work address. So when my fellow cubicle dwellers caugth sight of the shiny coasters […]

Killing the desktop Linux?

December 22nd, 2004

It is really ironic that I am writing this first post on a Desktop Linux blog with a title like that. But consider the compelling argument that KDE hacker Aaron Seigo has made: Open Source Software for Windows will kill the desktop Linux dream.

…the vast majority of users select which operating system to run […]