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

SEP
4
2005

KDE and digiKam Receive TUX 2005 Readers' Choice Award

With its Issue #6, TUX Magazine published the winners of its first annual Readers' Choice Awards, placing KDE in the first place in the "Favorite Desktop Environment" category and digiKam first in the "Favorite Digital Photo Management Tool".

AUG
16
2005

KDE and Qt Projects Take Top Honors In TuxMobil GNU/Linux Award 2005

Werner Heuser from TuxMobil announced
this year's winners of the TuxMobil GNU/Linux Award
2005
, which honors projects improving the Linux experience on mobile
computers.
Two of the five awarded projects have ties to KDE: KDE-Pim/Pi (Pi-Sync) and KWlanInfo, while

AUG
6
2005

KDE Desktop Trial in US Schools

Linspire has announced that their KDE based operating system is being trialed for use by schools in Indiana state. The Indiana Access Program will provide every classroom with computers for all their pupils. There are already several thousand Linspire machines running KDE in use in dozens of classrooms across the state to explore the benefits of one-to-one classroom computing.

AUG
5
2005

Trolltech Sponsors Major KDE Contributor

Trolltech, makers of the Qt application development framework used by KDE and the

JUL
6
2005

City of Vienna Chooses KDE

JUN
1
2005

Dutch Agency Equips 200 Users With NX-based KDE Desktops

Last weekend at Annahoeve in Achtmaal the Dutch Refugee Council of Midden Gelderland announced that they succesfully completed a pilot where they migrated 100 machines and 200 users using NX technology and the KDE desktop. Jasper van der Marel held a presentation during the Dutch KDE-PIM meeting where he explained how the current setup was done.

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