KDE Developers' Conference 2003: Initial Announcement

This is the first announcement of the official KDE Developer's
Conference 2003! The conference kicks off on Friday the 22nd of August and will take place at the Zamek
("Castle") in Nové Hrady (PDF) in the southern part of the Czech Republic in Central
Europe. Compared to previous KDE
conferences, this one will be bigger, in terms of number of
participants, scope and time. We will start with two days of
technical talks in at least two parallel tracks, and end with an


KDE Presence at CeBIT 2003

CeBIT 2003 kicks off tomorrow and as usual KDE will be present. The KDE team will be showcasing current developments scheduled for KDE 3.2, Rainer Endres will be giving a talk on KDE on the corporate desktop and Martin Konold will be presenting the latest and greatest on the KDE Kolab Groupware Solution.


Embroidered KDE Shirts Available Soon

The KDE Promo Team and kernel concepts are bringing you more shirts featuring your favourite desktop. The shirts are dark blue and feature an embroidered 4-color blue KDE gear about 5.5cm in size. They are available in polo shirt, t-shirt and girlie shirt versions. Polo shirts are especially targeted at KDE members who do public promotional work at expos and so on.


KDE at Paris Solutions Linux 2003

KDE-France held a booth at the Solutions Linux 2003 show in Paris recently. For an account of our activities as well as some pictures, be sure to check out our report.


KDE Developers Meet In Brussels For FOSDEM

Several KDE developers travelled to Brussels, Belgium to attend the FOSDEM event. Activities included bugfixing, development discussions and presentations, keysigning and of course socializing.
Pictures (more, more) are available.
Read on for an extensive report of all the happenings!


J'ai deux amours: Paris et KDE

KDE-France will be holding a booth at Solutions Linux,
a Linux Show in Paris open from the 4th to the 6th
of February.
David Faure will give a conference Wednesday afternoon about KDE for the end
user. The KDE-France team will demonstrate KDE 3.1, sell KDE Goodies and a
brand new KDE Demo CD based on Knoppix. We will also


Adopt-a-Geek: Put Old Hardware to Good Use!

There are a lot of KDE developers out there that are students, inbetween jobs or otherwise deprived of monetary resources. Many of these folks overwork their underpowered computing setups to help bring you an outstanding Open Source desktop. There are also appreciative users that are willing to donate obsolete hardware to help the KDE project. In order to bring both parties together and thereby increase the productivity of these KDE developers, I have started the KDE Adopt-a-Geek program.


Photo Impression of KDE.nl @ HCC Dagen

The dutch
KDE team
armed with Konqi, a laptop, some flyers, and a lot of enthusiam, was present at the HCC Dagen computer event in Netherlands November 22-24. We managed to garner a fair amount of attention for our favorite desktop as you can see from this photo report (click on the images for comments).


KDE Merchandise Sales to Support Developers

Shawn Gordon of
theKompany has found
a new and innovative way to support KDE development:
a new line of
KDE-themed merchandise has been made available and each month a random KDE developer will be awarded with the profits from the sale.


KDE Report At [email protected] 2002

KDE-nl was present at [email protected] 2002 last June and they've written up an nice bilingual report on the event, complete with annotated photos. "In the morning at 8.00 AM we arrived at the Radisson Hotel.