KDE 3.1 Info Page
KDE 3.1 was released on January 28th, 2003. 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This page is no longer maintained.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.
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- Several problems with KDE's use of Ghostscript where discovered that allow the execution of arbitrary commands contained in PostScript (PS) or PDF files with the privileges of the victim. Read the detailed advisory. KDE 3.1.1a, consisting of updated kdelibs, kdebase and kdegraphics packages, has been released to address this problem. It is strongly recommended to update to KDE 3.1.1(a)
- A HTTP authentication credentials leak via the a "Referrer" was discovered by George Staikos in Konqueror. If the HTTP authentication credentials were part of the URL they would be possibly sent in the referer header to a 3rd party web site. Read the detailed advisory. KDE 3.1.3 and newer are not vulnerable.
FAQSee the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ and sound related questions are answered in the FAQ of the aRts Project
Download and Installation
Library Requirements. KDE 3.1 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 3.1 is available for download:
The Konstruct build toolset can help you downloading and installing these tarballs.Binary packages
Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.1 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. Additional binary packages, as well as updates to the packages now available, may become available over the coming weeks.
At the time of this release, pre-compiled packages are available for:
- ASP Linux
- 7.3: Intel i386
- Conectiva Linux:
- 8.0: Intel i386
Slackware (Unofficial contribution):
- 8.1: Intel i386
- SuSE Linux :
- Turbolinux (README):
- 1.0: Intel i686 tgz
- 3.0: Intel i386
Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.