MAR
4
2002

Florida School Deploys KDE/GNU/Linux On Thin Clients

St. Mary's Catholic School
in Rockledge, Florida has demonstrated the obvious:
that KDE/GNU/Linux (KGL) is great for kids and schools. Working with
volunteers from
the Melbourne Linux Users Group
(that's Melbourne, Florida),
I.D.E.A.L. Technology
(press release)

FEB
8
2002

KDE::Enterprise: Interview with TrustCommerce

I have added another interview to KDE::Enterprise, this time with Adam Wiggins from TrustCommerce. Adam recently wrote a report on their use of Open Source and KDE, and this interview was a chance to further explore the issue.

JAN
25
2002

Adam Wiggins: Open Source on the Business Desktop

TrustCommerce has spent the the last 12 months or so transitioning to KDE/Linux-based desktops for general staff, with "resounding success". As Chief Software Architect, Adam Wiggins has written an excellent essay detailing the situation, requirements, issues, and the process of switchover.

JAN
19
2002

KDE::Enterprise: KDE At Conectiva

I have just added another interview to KDE::Enterprise, this time with popular Latin America Linux distributor Conectiva. The interview has some nice insights, covering their use of KDE, what their customers want, and their wide-range success in deploying KDE. "Our employees range from Linux gurus to people who have very little computer experience like lawyers, accountants and personal secretaries.

JAN
15
2002

KDE Konquers Korea

Hancom Linux recently
announced
that the Korean government has procured 120,000 copies of
HancomLinux
Deluxe 2.0
, which includes, among other things, KDE 2 and
Hancom Office.
This means that many more office workers will soon be using KDE for their daily

NOV
1
2001

SecureONE and KDE In The Business

I have just added our second interview with a business to KDE::Enterprise. This time the focus is on Internet security company SecureONE, who tell us just why they have chosen to use KDE on their Red Hat workstations. "Our understanding of KDE's backend technologies helps us appreciate the framework and end-user interface even more.

SEP
19
2001

KDE/Linux As Windows 2000 Replacement?

Rob Valliere has written a success story in which he (partially) converted a small office (25 computers) from a Windows-only environment to a mixed Windows-Linux/KDE environment.

JUL
24
2001

City of Largo Adopts KDE 2.1.1

Dave Richards, Systems Administrator for the
City of Largo, Florida,
has just
announced
that the City of Largo has switched to KDE 2.1.1 as their
production system. According to Dave, "The City of Largo is a thin
client/X shop [which supports] 400 thin client
devices that support X, 800 total users, and run about 230 concurrently

JUN
2
2001

Benjamin Meyer: A Tribute to KDE

Why does KDE work so well? Benjamin Meyer thinks he knows why, and he explains his thoughts in this Tribute to KDE. Benjamin is the lead developer of Kaim (screenshots), and has been working hard at porting this application from being Qt-only to a fully-fledged KDE application.

FEB
11
2001

KDE Book Used in Universities

You might be interested to know that
KDE is being used for
teaching in universities. I'm also pleased to say that they're using the open content KDE 2.0 Development book.

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