Community and Events

APPEAL Meeting: Springtime in Berlin

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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.

Report: KDE at Latin America Free Software Install Festival

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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.

KDE Contributors Worldwide

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The contributors map has hot fresh updates. The contributor map on 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:

KDE to Preview KDE 3.4 at Chemnitzer Linux-Tage

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The KDE tradeshow team will be previewing KDE 3.4 at this year's Chemnitzer Linux-Tage, coming up this weekend. Based on the recent Release Candidate 1, the team will present the features of the new version at the KDE booth, which is prominently located in the front of the exhibition area.

FOSDEM 2005: Desktop Search Interview

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The schedule for the KDE developers room talks at FOSDEM is now online. Our final interview with the speakers is with Scott Wheeler who will be giving a talk titled "KDE 4: Beyond Hierarchical Data, The Desktop as a Searchable Web of Context". FOSDEM is this weekend, see you there.

Please introduce yourself and your role in KDE.

KDE at Boston LinuxWorld Conference and Expo

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Once again KDE will be exhibiting at the LinuxWorld Conference and Expo. This year the show has moved to the Hynes Convention Center in Boston and KDE can be found at booth .ORG#3. Drop by for a demo of KDE 3.3 or the latest 3.4 beta 2, and meet some of the east-coast US KDE hackers. The show floor is open from tomorrow (Tuesday Feb 15) until Thursday.