KDE 3.5.8 Info Page
KDE 3.5.8 was released on October, 16th, 2007. 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This page is no longer maintained.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.
Please report possible problems to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Patches for the issues mentioned below are available from ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches unless stated otherwise.
- None known yet
This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release was packaged:
- KSelectAction can not be edited
- HTTP SSL slave regression, Bug 150809, Bug 150904
- KDevelop user interface lag
- kde-i18n-fa does not build, patch
Please check the bug database before filing any bug reports. Also check for possible updates on this page that might describe or fix your problem.
FAQSee the KDE FAQ for any specific questions you may have. Questions about Konqueror should be directed to the Konqueror FAQ.
Download and Installation
Library Requirements. KDE 3.5 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 3.5.8 is available for download:
Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.5.8 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.
Currently pre-compiled packages are available for:
- Arch Linux
- i686 Packages: ftp://ftp.archlinux.org/extra/os/i686
- To install: pacman -S kde
- Install from Debian Unstable
- Pardus 2007.2: Intel i386
The openSUSE KDE packages will be publicly developed in the openSUSE project from now on. This means that the packages are no longer available via the supplementary tree from ftp.suse.com, but via the Build Service repositories from openSUSE. Please read this page for installation instructions.
Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.
Check this list to see which distributions are shipping KDE.