Community and Events

Report: KDE at Linux Bangalore 2003

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Last week I represented our illustrious desktop environment project at
the big Linux Bangalore
conference in, well, Bangalore. This pleasant city is located in India's
southern state of Karnataka and hosts -- perhaps as a side-effect of it
being the computing capital of the nation -- the largest and most active
free software community in the country.

Tonight Live: The KDE Desktop on The Linux Show!!

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NEWS ALERT: In tonight's edition of the The Linux Show our beloved KDE desktop
will be featured and KDE developers George Staikos and Aaron J. Seigo will join in. It all starts LIVE at 6pm PST / 7pm MST / 8pm CST / 9pm EST at
Update: The archived version of the show is now available for download.

From the announcement:

A Look at KDE from the top

Report: Visitors to Linux World Frankfurt Give KDE A Thumbs Up

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Continuing the successful run of trade show presences, the KDE team used
the opportunity of this year's Linux World Expo and Conference in
Frankfurt, Germany to show off the latest K Desktop Environment. The booth staff presented the latest KDE pre 3.2 snapshots hot off CVS
as well as the last stable release KDE 3.1, to a broad audience ranging from

KDE Under The Microscope

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While the KDE project continues to research and develop the ideal desktop environment, now the KDE community and development processes themselves have been studied and researched by at least two different efforts: Christian Reinhardt of University of Innsbruck chose to study KDE for his "Collaborative Knowledge Creation in Virtual Communities of Practice" Master's thesis.

Kastle 2003: Conference Report

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On Saturday, the KDE Contributors' Conference 2003 was officially opened. Two days full with talks in two tracks followed only being interrupted by meals, group photo and the obligatory social event on Saturday evening. On Monday there was a PGP keysigning, a press conference was held and in workshops further work was discussed.