KDE 3.1.2 was released on May 19th, 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This page is no longer maintained.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.

Security Issues

Please report possible problems to security@kde.org.


Please check the bugs database before filing any bug reports. Also check for possible updates on this page that might describe or fix your problem.


See 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 3.1.2 is available for download:

Location Size MD5 Sum
arts-1.1.2 965KB 5d5a1858f8dcf0d88600291899dff75b
kde-i18n-3.1.2 141MB a08076a3526fee0ed5974fcf1e10a252
kdeaddons-3.1.2 1.1MB 9a16c3df67c7096cc25e5d2acb557912
kdeadmin-3.1.2 1.5MB 94c2981cd54bd02549664852fb82dd05
kdeartwork-3.1.2 14MB 0ac7fda2acfa32ce26913ff864722e44
kdebase-3.1.2 15MB a90feb5273e9f524a2b19d9021ece7a6
kdebindings-3.1.2 5.9MB da8e4fbee8c4dfdf466ed686984439c0
kdeedu-3.1.2 20MB ba2a96454b7d2a7d92c991b08d932242
kdegames-3.1.2 8.2MB c8174c17dcf66def32653bae63886f22
kdegraphics-3.1.2 4.4MB 05a791e5b685e35d3e05d23d2d467678
kdelibs-3.1.2 11MB 2b896ce9a6942e4cc4fe1758236bafa3
kdemultimedia-3.1.2 5.7MB 63ffa8b3c6b3151acdaaa22afd7e55ea
kdenetwork-3.1.2 4.8MB baf7663463d9e85a96d5c5143ef2b4be
kdepim-3.1.2 3.2MB 37253cbba0fcf1201f6b24d3e8efa943
kdesdk-3.1.2 2.1MB 279b42135756e0e3640cf5f6612f572d
kdetoys-3.1.2 1.8MB fa311c7b142f7b4b6a61bce463e851eb
kdeutils-3.1.2 1.4MB 49611a79b2d77cf6e9913ffb445fa209
quanta-3.1.2 2.8MB f615ecd35f96db25b834ab8ffb4561c7

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 3.1.2 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 download.kde.org. Additional binary packages, as well as updates to the packages now available, may become available over the coming weeks.

At the time of this writing, pre-compiled packages are available for:

Additional binary packages might become available in the coming weeks, as well as updates to the current packages.

Developer Info

If you need help porting your application to KDE 3.x see the porting guide or subscribe to the KDE Devel Mailinglist to ask specific questions about porting your applications.

There is also info on the architecture and the programming interface of KDE 3.1.