OCT
16
2002

KDE, KMail Voted Best of Breed by Linux Journal Readers

Linux Journal has announced the winners of its 2002 (8th Annual) Readers' Choice Awards. According
to Linux Journal, [a]lmost 6,000 Linux Journal readers visited
the Linux Journal web site and voted on their top choices in 25
categories
. KDE took the honors in the Favorite Desktop
Environment
category, and KMail

SEP
2
2002

Linux Journal's Editor's Choice Award

"Linux Journal's Editor's Choice Awards are well-known as the premiere forum recognizing outstanding product developments and achievements in the Linux market. A panel of more than 50 distinguished Linux experts was assembled to nominate products for the awards, which were then sent to the Linux Journal editors who chose the final winners." KDE 3.0 wins the honour of best Consumer Software.

JUL
28
2002

OfB Open Choice Awards 2002: KDE 3.0 Best Desktop

Open for Business has held its first annual

OfB Open Choice Awards
and KDE 3.0 has won in the category
Best Desktop Environment:
"If the KDE Project had been content to stick with KDE 2.x, this may very
well have been GNOME's year to shine. Unfortunately for the younger project, KDE
moved forward at such a rapid pace this year, some people thought the project's

MAY
26
2002

KDE Print: Advanced KPrinter Usage

A rather unusual application of the 'Special Printer' feature in KDEPrint
has been employed by KDE user Paul Evans for quite some time now. After being asked

MAR
13
2002

LinuxQuestions Members Choice Awards: KDE Kleans Up

LinuxQuestions.org has concluded
a vote on the Linux desktop, and KDE has once again had a great showing.
It came in first in the Desktop Environment of the Year category
with almost 69% of the votes. In addition, KDE standouts
Konqueror tied with
Mozilla (22%) as Browser of the
year
; KMail

MAR
4
2002

Florida School Deploys KDE/GNU/Linux On Thin Clients

St. Mary's Catholic School
in Rockledge, Florida has demonstrated the obvious:
that KDE/GNU/Linux (KGL) is great for kids and schools. Working with
volunteers from
the Melbourne Linux Users Group
(that's Melbourne, Florida),
I.D.E.A.L. Technology
(press release)

FEB
8
2002

KDE::Enterprise: Interview with TrustCommerce

I have added another interview to KDE::Enterprise, this time with Adam Wiggins from TrustCommerce. Adam recently wrote a report on their use of Open Source and KDE, and this interview was a chance to further explore the issue.

JAN
25
2002

Adam Wiggins: Open Source on the Business Desktop

TrustCommerce has spent the the last 12 months or so transitioning to KDE/Linux-based desktops for general staff, with "resounding success". As Chief Software Architect, Adam Wiggins has written an excellent essay detailing the situation, requirements, issues, and the process of switchover.

JAN
19
2002

KDE::Enterprise: KDE At Conectiva

I have just added another interview to KDE::Enterprise, this time with popular Latin America Linux distributor Conectiva. The interview has some nice insights, covering their use of KDE, what their customers want, and their wide-range success in deploying KDE. "Our employees range from Linux gurus to people who have very little computer experience like lawyers, accountants and personal secretaries.

JAN
15
2002

KDE Konquers Korea

Hancom Linux recently
announced
that the Korean government has procured 120,000 copies of
HancomLinux
Deluxe 2.0
, which includes, among other things, KDE 2 and
Hancom Office.
This means that many more office workers will soon be using KDE for their daily

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