Login Vulnerability in KDE 3.3.0 through 3.5.7

Sep 20, 2007

The KDE Display Manager (KDM) can be exploited to allow users to log in without a password. This would give users the ability to log in as other users or even root.

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Gnome 2.20 Desktop Environment Released

Sep 19, 2007

The new Gnome version 2.20 was released today, in line with the project's six month release schedule.

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Trolltech Releases Qtopia Phone Edition 4.2.x

Sep 19, 2007

Software manufacturer Trolltech has ported Qtopia Phone Edition to the Neo 1973 mobile phone, and released the source code at the same time.

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KDE 4.0 Release Postponed Once More

Sep 07, 2007

The developers of the KDE desktop environment have again postponed the release of the next major version.

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KDE 4 to Appear Two Months Later

Sep 03, 2007

The KDE project is postponing the release of version 4 of its free desktop environment by two months. According to the latest announcements, KDE 4.0.0 will not be appearing until December 20, 2007.

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KDE 4 Too Late for Fedora 8

Aug 31, 2007

The next release of the Fedora Linux Distribution, version 8, will not use KDE 4 as its standard desktop environment. The reason for this is conflict between the two projects' schedules.

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Compiz Fusion 0.5.2 Reunion Release

Aug 14, 2007

The Compiz project has just released the first developer version of its 3D window manager after the reunion with Beryl.

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Linux for 30,000 PCs at Schools in India

Aug 08, 2007

The Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) will be installing Suse Linux Enterprise on 30,000 desktops and 1880 servers at schools in the southern Indian state.

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