KDE 3.5.10 was released on August, 26th, 2008. 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This page is no longer maintained.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.

Patches for the issues mentioned below are available from ftp://ftp.kde.org/pub/kde/security_patches unless stated otherwise.


This is a list of grave bugs and common pitfalls surfacing after the release was packaged:

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.


See 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 3.5.10 is available for download:

Location Size MD5 Sum
arts-1.5.10 950kB 6da172aab2a4a44929b5fdfc30fa3efc
kdeaccessibility-3.5.10 8.3MB feb1582b9acc573cef8cd357d8a7bc1d
kdeaddons-3.5.10 1.6MB c69d082407b2c1bb46d078f8ac5d2bea
kdeadmin-3.5.10 2.0MB eb23c52c945f31a48f2c9df4330a1262
kdeartwork-3.5.10 15MB 6e6f089dc0f1dabb0f138641600d0b59
kdebase-3.5.10 23MB 88237188271fbf1e6bcd40180a75d953
kdebindings-3.5.10 5.4MB 7d5119160ac3688ac1a63954d03ab4a8
kdeedu-3.5.10 28MB 1b1466bf4cb0a59b1abd8613a2588142
kdegames-3.5.10 10MB 5533b3886cbb74180933fe3f3d209031
kdegraphics-3.5.10 7.0MB a09094b5357d8cd5c49d45b5d291dcfe
kdelibs-3.5.10 14MB 43cd55ed15f63b5738d620ef9f9fd568
kdemultimedia-3.5.10 6.0MB 8e8cd7f41d37f7da8bd239048abf3516
kdenetwork-3.5.10 8.9MB 634b2e914661faebae79d95dcc6c5bfa
kdepim-3.5.10 13MB fc93e458a8eec8131ede56cff30c28b2
kdesdk-3.5.10 5.0MB ad711d1ce09242bd13b73a9a005f3143
kdetoys-3.5.10 3.1MB 1da4383e2d520dfd572edb33b708822d
kdeutils-3.5.10 2.9MB 038f94275f42df3cae89735506ffbc0b
kdevelop-3.5.3 9.0MB a2cdb5f71952386798175f8ce5a3e196
kdewebdev-3.5.10 5.9MB 7188f351158ca5a7613c3de4a6854b37
Binary packages

Some Linux/UNIX OS vendors have kindly provided binary packages of KDE 3.5.10 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:

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.

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 3.5.