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aKademy Hosts First Unix Accessibility Forum

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On Sunday and Monday the first Unix Accessibility Forum took place
at aKademy and was said by participants to be extremely successful.
The most notable thing was that amongst all participants there was a good spirit of cooperation and
consensus that standards for assistive technologies
would ensure success in the accessibility of graphical user interfaces like KDE.


Reports, Videos, Photos and Notes From aKademy Developer Conference

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The Conference of KDE Developers and Contributors finished a few days ago, and we are now happy to announce a collection of reports, videos, slides and notes from presentations, as well as plenty of photo galleries from those attending the KDE World Summit - aKademy.


aKademy Streaming Live OGGs

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The aKademy Team is excited to announce a set of live audio and
video streams covering the
KDE Community World Summit 2004
, code-named "aKademy", taking
place in Ludwigsburg, Germany from August 21st to 29th. Those who
cannot attend in person can now watch or listen to what is going on
over the Internet, thanks to Fluendo,
a GStreamer-based streaming media company. Read on for full details.


Waldo Bastian on Kiosk and the Linux desktop

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For the third interview in our series previewing aKademy we approached Waldo Bastian, whose most recent major project has been the Kiosk framework. Tom Chance and Fabrice Mous talked to him about Kiosk, the new Kiosk Admin Tool, Linux on the corporate desktop and what we can expect from his talk at aKademy.


Matthias Ettrich talks about KDE and aKademy

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Continuing the series of articles previewing KDE's World Summit,
aKademy (running from August 21st to 29th), Tom
Chance interviewed Matthias Ettrich, the founder of the KDE project, the creator of the LyX
document-processor, and an employee of Trolltech. At aKademy he will be talking about
how
to design intelligent, Qt-style APIs
. I asked him for his thoughts about the status of the


Nils Magnus (of LinuxTag) on Security and aKademy

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As part of a series of articles previewing KDE's World Summit,
aKademy (running from August 21st to 29th), Michael
Renner and Tom Chance interviewed Nils Magnus of LinuxTag about security on the desktop. He is
due to deliver a tutorial
on security on the KDE desktop
with Kester Habermann, one of 15 that run in parallel with


KDE World Summit to Feature PGP Keysigning Session

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In a longstanding tradition of fostering the KDE web of trust, this year's KDE World Summit in Ludwigsburg will again offer another opportunity to get your PGP key signed by numerous KDE developers. Conducted by KDE veteran Matthias "Kalle" Dalheimer, a keysigning session will take place on Monday 23th.