OCT
2
2007

On the Fridge: KDE Invasion in the Canary Islands

Ubuntu's Fridge is reporting that Kubuntu is taking the Canary Islands. KDE is being installed on all of the school computers in the Canary Islands by the way of mEDUXa and in their universities with Bardinux, both derivatives of the Kubuntu GNU/Linux operating system.

NOV
24
2006

mEDUXa 1.0 Ready to Take Over the Canary Islands

The Education, Culture and Sports Department of the Spanish Canary Island's regional goverment have released mEDUXa 1.0. mEDUXa is a Free Software GNU/Linux distribution developed for educational purposes based on Kubuntu. It will be deployed on 35,000 computers in 1100 schools, which represents 325,000 possible users (25,000

OCT
26
2006

SQO-OSS Project Launched with KDE

KDE together with the Athens University of Economics and Business and the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki and other partners has launched SQO-OSS. This is a two-year multi-million euro project that aims to develop new tools and techniques for measuring Open Source quality.

OCT
15
2006

Mark Shuttleworth Becomes the First Patron of KDE

There are many ways to support and contribute to the KDE project. Traditional contributions have seen the fusion of code, artwork, translations and documentation that has come to define KDE. As the project celebrates its 10th anniversary, we can all reflect on the enormous success achieved when people and organisations with a vast variety of different backgrounds and skills join forces.

JUN
10
2006

Lower Saxony KDE Migration

ZDNet reports on a recent German Linux migration by the tax authority in Lower Saxony which has made the decision to migrate an impressive 12,000 desktops to SuSE Linux using KDE. The project, which is now in process converting 300 desktops daily, moves
systems from Solaris x86 version 8, which the organisation has been running since 2002. The migrations are reported as going well thus far.

MAR
10
2006

KDE Wins Best Desktop Environment Award

The results of the LinuxQuestions.org 2005 awards were published earlier this week and KDE once again won the Desktop Environment of the Year award. The distance between KDE and the other desktop environments increased over last year while no less than 3 KDE applications won in their own categories.

NOV
26
2005

KDE Terminals in Rural South Africa

South African news site Tectonic is reporting how KDE terminals are Giving South African Farmers a Leg-up. Limpopo's Digital Doorways project are installing computers running KDE in rural community centres to assist farmers. KDE language modules have been added for isiZulu, isiXhosa, tshiVenda, Setswana, and Afrikaans. The government's IT manager said "People's perception of open source is that everything is command-based, text-based.

NOV
11
2005

Dutch Record Shop Chain Migrates 1000 PCs to KDE on Novell Linux Desktop

At first glance, a shop is not a place where you would expect to
find KDE in the workplace. Yet the Dutch Free Record Shop is
deploying it on a large scale as the operating system for
their point of sale systems. According to the supplier Novell,
it is one of the application areas where simple and restricted functionality is
required, leading to a breakthrough for GNU/Linux on the PC. An article from

NOV
7
2005

Brazil Starts Deployment of Low Cost KDE Computers

A new inititive by the Brazillian government will see low cost KDE based computers on sale throughout the country from next week. The Computers for All scheme will bring "cheap and accessible" computers following a recent law cutting taxes and encouraging affordable financing for low income buyers of computers preinstalled with Free Software operating systems. Several companies are involved in the scheme with most using KDE desktops.

NOV
2
2005

Nokia Bases Mobile Web Browser on KDE Technology

Nokia has unveiled their new web browser for its mobile phones, based upon
the KDE Project's open source technology. The browser uses the KHTML and

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