NOV
2
2004

Kontact/KMail Awarded Best Mail Client

At this year's Linux World Expo & Conference Europe, taking place in Frankfurt, Germany, KDE's mail application KMail received the Linux New Media Award in the "Best Mail Client" category. The prize was awarded to "Kontact/KMail" to honor the groupware integration efforts done by the KMail developers.

OCT
29
2004

KDE and the Linux Journal 2004 Readers' Choice Awards

KDE and its various applications have featured very well in the Linux Journal 2004 Readers' Choice Awards which are published in the November issue of the magazine. Most importantly, in the category of "Favorite Desktop Environment", KDE came in first followed by GNOME. The trend over recent years has shown KDE gaining more and more popularity over GNOME and this year KDE received two votes for every one that GNOME received.

OCT
15
2004

Celebrating Eight Years of KDE

Almost unnoticed, our favorite Desktop Environment has turned eight. This posting by a young and daring student called Matthias Ettrich started it all. Since then, KDE has come a long way.

SEP
14
2004

KTurtle Ranks in Dutch Educational Contest

KTurtle has been selected as one of the winners in a Dutch Educational contest! The jury was very pleased with the looks of KTurtle, good configuration options and a very nice manual. "Some renewed attention to LOGO is very much welcome". We congratulate Cies and the KDE Edu team on this achievement.

MAY
14
2004

KDE::Enterprise: Interview with International Hout

A new interview has appeared on the KDE::Enterprise website.
In this interview Walter Stolk
tells us why International Hout has chosen to use KDE within their organisation.

APR
23
2004

Linux User and Developer Expo 2004, Floor Report and Award

On the 20th and 21st April, those of us in the UK were proud to represent KDE at the Linux User and Developer Expo 2004 at London's Olympia exhibition centre. Representatives were Jonathan Riddell, Charles Samuels, Chris Howells, Jeff Snyder, David Pashley, Malcolm Hunter, Richard Moore and George Wright, although Malcolm and Richard only came for the second day.

MAR
24
2004

Tom Chance: C.T. Leung on LTSP and KDE at Sisler High School

In a recent two part article, Linux Journal documented the transition of Sisler High School in Manitoba, Canada, to an LTSP-based desktop.

MAR
8
2004

KDE France: Highest Internet Access Center in Europe uses KDE

"An intrepid KDE fellow did not hesitate to venture in the bare landscape of ice, snow and rocks of the French Alps to report on the highest Public Internet Access Centre located in the Tourist House of Val Thorens, a ski resort spreading between 2300 and 3200 meters. In these extreme conditions, our reporter found in the hall of the Tourist House, five cybertables full of computers in front of which tourists of all nationalities were sitting surfing the web with intensity after having surfed down the snowy slopes.

FEB
19
2004

Why MEPIS Chose KDE/Qt

In a TechDOT.com interview, MEPIS Linux founder Warren Woodford explains their choice of desktop and toolkit: "The bottom line is that I believe KDE gives a better user experience and that Qt is a better application building framework." No arguing with that.

JAN
22
2004

Product Excellence Award for KDevelop 3.0

The KDevelop team is happy to announce that KDevelop 3.0 won the Product Excellence Award for Best Development Tool at Linuxworld New York 2004 conference & Expo. This is the first award for the new codebase of KDevelop 3.0, stay tuned for the release :)

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