Community and Events

KDE Presence at LinuxTag 2002 (Karlsruhe, Germany)

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The KDE (the K Desktop Environment)
Project, one of the largest and most successful Open Source projects,
will be represented in three separate locations at
, being held in Karlsruhe, Germany from June 6-9. In addition,
KDE Project members will host several KDE workshops during the event.
The KDE Project's primary focus this year will be the latest stable

KDE Events Opens Its Doors: Register to Join KDE at LinuxTag

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I'm proud to announce that KDE Events, a new site for information about upcoming KDE events, is now online. The site is meant for community members who want to help represent KDE at trade shows and expositions, want to give talks or present their pet project at the KDE booth, and so on... KDE Events also includes a registration form for people who want to support KDE at upcoming events.

KC KDE Needs A New Editor

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After 36 issues and over 300 mailing list thread summaries, I have decided to take a semi-permanent break as editor of the Kernel Cousin KDE project. KC KDE was taking up quite a bit of my available time outside of work and family and, as enjoyable as it was to put KC KDE together, I have had to reprioritize things a bit. It would be a shame to see KC KDE simply go away forever, though.

Supporting KDE: So Many Options

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KDE reached a milestone last week with the
release of
KDE 3.0
, but that doesn't mean that KDE development is finished.
Indeed, many things still need improvement and many exciting features
have yet to be added to KDE. Fortunately, there are
a number of different ways in which you can help make KDE

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KDE Presence at CeBIT 2002

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The KDE Project is proud to announce its
presence at CeBIT, the world's largest computer trade show, taking place in Hannover from March 13 to March 20, 2002. (Note the correct booth location of the KMail/Aegypten presentation is Pavillion P11/D 10-12.)

"For the first time, KDE will be present at no less than 2 to 4 partner-booths at CeBIT, each with a different emphasis on the great new features of KDE in its latest 3.0 incarnation," according to Torsten Rahn, member of the KDE development team.

Impressions on the Paris Linux Expo

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I have written a report of my experiences at the KDE booth of the Paris Linux Expo 2002. "Then I saw this magic thing: A live coding session by a truly talented KDE core developer: David took his laptop and started coding under my eyes. In five minutes, it was done: the "URL" label on Konqueror would accept a pasted URL and simply open it. Really great!