JUL
6
2001

Antonio Larrosa: Online KDE Talk in Spanish

For those amongst you who gr0k spanish, KDE hacker Antonio Larrosa Jiménez will be presenting a KDE development talk on IRC this Saturday. The talk will mostly cover material from Antonio's well-known tutorial (browse online). If interested, be sure to drop by server irc.irc-hispano.org on channel #linux-prog, Saturday 7th at 20:00 (spanish time).

JUN
23
2001

KDE Plans Large Presence at LinuxTag 2001

LinuxTag 2001 is the largest Linux and Open Source exhibition in Europe. Last year over 17,000 visitors and 100 exhibitors attended the event. This year's event will be hosted in Stuttgart, Germany from July 5 through July 8. 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. Read the press release below.

MAY
1
2001

Mythical Creatures Behind KDE: Konqi

Just over two years ago (end of April 1999), Konqi the dragon decided to join the brave crew of the KDE ship in an endeavor to conquer your desktop. His help in promotional activities (as well as his intimidating flaming breath) has been invaluable to KDE's success.

APR
13
2001

developerWorks Responds to KDE Community Concerns

Yesterday we posted a story
about the IBM developerWorks'
KDE
Theme Contest
. It quickly became apparent that the contest had a few
shortcomings, which were noted in another update and in the comments from
our readership. It turns out that the people working on the contest were

MAR
27
2001

KDE Community Launches New KDE Zine Project

The KDE community, made up of developers and avid users, has a new project: the KDE Zine. Just a few short weeks ago, discussion about the possibilities of creating a print magazine cropped up on the KDE-promo mailing list.

MAR
19
2001

Announcing KDE-Women!

The latest addition to the KDE web family is already a few days
old and in search of enthusiastic women coders, writers and designers.
The new KDE-Women website has set
out to do this and much more. The stated goal of the website:
"We want to build an international KDE forum for women by providing a
place where women can present what they already contribute to KDE and
where
women, who want to contribute, find a starting point. But the content on

MAR
16
2001

KDE at UK Linux Expo's

I have been in the progress of organising a KDE booth at the Linux Expo in London on the 4th/5th July 2001. I have some more good news in that we will also have a booth at the Linux Expo in Birmingham, at the NEC on 12th/13th September.

MAR
14
2001

KDE at CeBIT 2001

Many KDE Developers will converge the week of March 22-28 in Hannover, Germany for CeBIT (English). CeBIT is Europe's largest computer trade show with over 8,000 companies representing 60 countries in attendance. Torsten Rahn wrote in with details of what's
going on there with KDE:
"The KDE Project will be presenting a snapshot of the upcoming KDE 2.2

FEB
6
2001

Impressions from Linux Expo Paris and OSDEM Bruxelles

All-around KDE guru David Faure (website) recently attended the Linux Expo in Paris and subsequently the OSDEM developer meeting in Brussels. Below he gives us his very interesting impressions of the events, especially how they relate to our favorite desktop.

 

Linux Expo Paris

JAN
12
2001

OSDEM with David Faure Intervention

We are proud to announce the first Open Source and Free Developers' European Meeting featuring Fyodor, Jeremy Allison, Richard Stallman, Kevin Lawton, Phil Thomson, Rasmus Lerdorf and more. David Faure will be offering a KDE presentation.

The meeting will take place in Brussels Saturday the 3rd and Sunday the 4th February 2001, and is organised in collaboration with VA Linux which is actively sponsoring the event.

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