NEWS ALERT: In tonight's edition of the The Linux Show our beloved KDE desktop
will be featured and KDE developers George Staikos and Aaron J. Seigo will join in. It all starts LIVE at 6pm PST / 7pm MST / 8pm CST / 9pm EST at
Update: The archived version of the show is now available for download.
From the announcement:
A Look at KDE from the top
Tonight we are going to joined by George Staikos and Aaron J. Seigo, two
of the most currently active participants in the KDE project. KDE is a
network transparent contemporary desktop environment for UNIX/Linux
workstations. The KDE project is a large open group of developers
consisting of several hundred software engineers from all over the world
committed to free software development. The KDE project is a free
software project. Each and every line of KDE code is made available
under the LGPL/GPL licenses. This means that everyone is free to modify
and distribute KDE source code. This implies in particular that KDE is
available free of charge to anyone and will always be free of charge to
Aaron has been a UNIX developer since the early 1990s and Linux user
since 1994. Today Aaron works almost exclusively with Free Software.
After the release of KDE2, Aaron began contributing to the KDE project
via the weekly Kernel Cousin KDE (now KDE Traffic) and source code
patches. Today he maintains several applications and classes in KDE, is
active in the KDE usability project and helps out with project PR from
his home in Calgary, Alberta.
George Staikos is a professional software developer and Linux hobbyist
from Toronto, Canada. (Two Canadians in one show, WOW!) He has been
using and developing for Linux since 1993, and has been a KDE developer
since 1999. He is presently a member of the core KDE development team
and the North American press contact for KDE. George is self employed,
developing Linux, KDE, and generally portable GUI and web software.
KOffice is a free, integrated office suite for the KDE desktop. The
application suite consists of a word-processor, spread-sheet,
presentation application, organizer and more. For more information about
KOffice visit http://www.koffice.org.