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.

MAY
15
2005

KStars Donates Prize Money to KDE

Earlier this year KStars won the QtForum.org programming contest. Well the KStars developers decided the best thing to do with their money was to donate it to KDE. The US$1500 prize money is one of the largest donations to KDE e.V. to date.

MAY
7
2005

DesktopLinux.com: KDE Increases Its Dominance

In the 2004 Desktop Linux Market survey (concluded in January 2005), 3841 DesktopLinux.com readers weighed in with their choices for amongst others Linux distributions, email clients and web browsers. Particularly interesting are the result of the windowing environments poll: in just a year, KDE grew from 44% to 61%. Congratulations to the KDE team for such amazing results.

APR
26
2005

Hai Ti Comic Teaches KDE

Today's copy of Namibian newspaper The Namibian comes with a computer education comic featuring KDE. Named Hai Ti ("Listen up!" in the Oshiwambo language), the comic features the super-hero like SchoolNet project showing student and teachers their KDE desktop.

APR
16
2005

KDE Receives USENIX STUG Award

On Tuesday at the USENIX Annual Technical Conference, KDE founder Matthias Ettrich was awarded the Software Tools User Group award, shared jointly with Miguel de Icaza of GNOME. The award is in recognition of the impressive work of the Unix desktop projects over the last 9 years.

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