The Dutch KDE team has released a fully Dutch localized live-CD assembled jointly with the Dutch Mandriva Club. The live-CD allows you to try out KDE without installing anything and loads in Dutch by default, making it useful to demo to all those parents and business people. The CD comes shipped with a full KDE 3.3.2 release plus it includes extra applications like KMplayer.
Community and Events
Free software developers in Turkey aim more success in the forthcoming months by enlarging its member base. KDE Turkey (in Turkish) was founded 6 months
ago with the aim to raise KDE usage, consciousness and also to be a central
point for KDE endeavour in Turkey.
The KDevelop Team and Open Source Developers Network Ukraine are proud to
announce the First Linux Desktop Development and KDevelop Developers
Conference that will be held in Kiev, Ukraine, 1st to 6th of July 2005.
The conference program:
Registration to KDE's aKademy conference is now open. As previously announced aKademy 2005 is to take place at the University of Málaga from Saturday 27th August to Sunday 4th September, with a KDE e.V. members-only meeting on Friday 26th. Everyone is invited to join the conference in Málaga. Go ahead and register that you are coming.
A group of KDE contributors converged on Berlin, Germany for five days at the end of March to collaborate on a variety of KDE related projects. The scope was broad and included artwork, human interface guidelines, Tenor (a contextual linkage engine), alternatives to traditional file managers and groupware applications.
Last Saturday saw the first Latin America Free Software Install Fest held simultaneously in 74 cities and 12 countries. KDE was present at the Santiago location for installation assistance and a talk by Maurucio Bahamonde on KDE 3.4. We offered Kubuntu Live CDs to try out the desktop and the team offered help to install.
The worldwide.kde.org contributors map has hot fresh updates. The contributor map on worldwide.kde.org shows developers, translators, doc writers, artists, packagers and other contributors of KDE in all the world. If you are a contributor to the KDE Project, submit your coordinates.
Beside the map with night effect on the main page, it features: