January 28, 2003 (The INTERNET). The KDE Project today announced the immediate availability of KDE 3.1, a major feature upgrade to the third generation of the most advanced and powerful free desktop for Linux and other UNIXes. KDE 3.1 ships with a basic desktop, an integrated development environment and seventeen other packages (PIM, administration, network, edutainment, utilities, multimedia, games, artwork, web development and more). KDE’s award-winning tools and applications are available in 47 languages.
Consistent with KDE’s rapid but disciplined development pace, the release of KDE 3.1 heralds an impressive catalog of feature enhancements and additions. As has been typical in recent KDE major releases, a great many of the new features provide welcome news particularly to private and public enterprises….