Community and Events

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.


aKademy Team Announces International Lineup

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The aKademy Team is proud to announce the schedules for the KDE Community World Summit 2004, code-named "aKademy", taking place in Ludwigsburg, Germany from August 21st to 29th. Featuring speakers from IBM, Novell, SUSE, Conectiva, Trolltech, HP and many community hackers and activists, it promises to be a highlight of the Free Software calendar.


KDE @ LinuxTag 2004: A Great Success Bodes Well for aKademy

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"The tenth annual LinuxTag proved to be a very successful event for the
forty-plus KDE developers who presented their award-winning desktop
environment to more than 16,000 enthusiastic visitors at 'Europe's largest
OpenSource Event'." So begins Torsten Rahn's excellent report on KDE's
presence at LinuxTag 2004.

KDE @ LinuxTag 2004: A Great Success Bodes Well for aKademy


Large KDE Presence at LinuxTag 2004

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LinuxTag 2004 is the largest Linux and Open Source exhibition in Europe. Last year over 19,500 visitors and 159 exhibitors attended the event. This year's event will be hosted in Karlsruhe, Germany from June 23 through June 26. The KDE Team will have a large presence there, including several presentations and workshops, a large number of KDE developers, and of course the KDE mascot Konqi.