The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of
KDE 3.4.3, a maintenance release for the latest generation of the
most advanced and powerful free desktop for GNU/Linux and other
UNIXes. KDE 3.4.3 ships with a basic desktop and fifteen other
packages (PIM, administration, network, edutainment, utilities,
multimedia, games, artwork, web development and more). KDE’s
award-winning tools and applications are available in 51
KDE, including all its libraries and its applications, is
available for free under Open Source licenses. KDE can be obtained
in source and numerous binary formats from http://download.kde.org
and can also be obtained on CD-ROM or with any of the major
GNU/Linux – UNIX systems shipping today.
KDE 3.4.3 is the third maintenance release which provides
corrections of problems reported using the KDE bug tracking system
and greatly enhanced support for existing translations and new
For a more detailed list of improvements since the KDE 3.4.2
release in July, please refer to the KDE 3.4.3 Changelog.
Additional information about the enhancements of the KDE 3.4.x
release series is available in the KDE 3.4 Announcement.
Installing KDE 3.4.3 Binary Packages
Packages Creators. Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly
provided binary packages of KDE 3.4.3 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://download.kde.org. Additional binary packages, as well
as updates to the packages now available, may become available over
the coming weeks.
Package Locations. For a current list of available binary
packages of which the KDE Project has been informed, please visit
the KDE 3.4.3 Info Page.
Compiling KDE 3.4.3
Source Code. The complete source code for KDE 3.4.3 may be
freely downloaded. Instructions on compiling and installing KDE
3.4.3 are available from the KDE 3.4.3 Info Page.
KDE is a Free Software project that exists and grows only
because of the help of many volunteers that donate their time and
effort. KDE is always looking for new volunteers and contributions,
whether its help with coding, bug fixing or reporting, writing
documentation, translations, promotion, money, etc. All
contributions are gratefully appreciated and eagerly accepted.
Please read through the Supporting KDE page for further
We look forward to hearing from you soon!