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KDE Videocast Episode 3, November 29

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Episode 3 of my KDE videocast will be broadcast live at 17:00 UTC on Saturday, November 29nd over at UStream.

This week's show will look like this:

Hello, viewers!

Week in review: KDE 4.2 Beta 1, Gran Canaria Desktop Summit and a developer activity recap.

The Headline: The realities of meeting modern user needs, or "Why do Amarok and Akonadi use MySQL?"

Feature of the Week: It's a two-fer! Migrating to Akonadi using kres-migrator and finding places with Marble's new search capabilities.

more info here




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