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Formation of the KDE Technical Working Group in Progress

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The first Technical Working Group for KDE is now being formed, with elections due over the next few weeks. The Group will help the hundreds of KDE contributors come to technical decisions and smooth processes such as major releases. It will also provide technical guidance to KDE contributors.

Previewing KDE 4

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Recently at a Linux show, John Littler saw a preview of a new version of KDE running on a KDE developer's laptop. The interface looked cleaner than before, and apparently there was a whole raft of new stuff under the hood. John recently interviewed KDE developer Aaron J. Seigo about the forthcoming KDE 4 (due in the fall) and also a little about the recent controversy surrounding the porting of KDE to operating systems other than Linux.

Aaron Seigo to Speak at SCALE 4x

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Aaron Seigo will be presenting at SCALE 4x, the 2006 Southern California Linux Expo on February 11-12 in Los Angeles. His presentation will cover the next KDE release and how the Plasma project is looking.

Join the KDE Developers at FOSDEM 2006

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FOSDEM, the sixth Free and Open source Software Developers' European Meeting will be held on 25 and 26 February 2006 in Brussels. KDE will be present there to socialise, hack and take part in the wider Free Software community.

Solid: More dynamic flexibility for KDE 4

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With Solid the coming Version 4 of the Linux desktop KDE is to be made more flexible when it comes to allowing network connections to be switched or hardware to be changed.

GNOME and KDE battle rages on

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Linus Torvalds' accusation that GNOME has been developed by 'interface Nazis' has resulted in a heated debate between fans of rival Linux desktop environments

Interview with kde-redhat Project Leader Rex Dieter

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Rex Dieter has been making the unofficial KDE Red Hat packages for some years now. Since this is a service depended upon by thousands of Red Hat users to get their required latest build of KDE, KDE Dot News interviewed Rex to find out how he got started, why the need for the project exists and how he makes the packages. Read on for the interview.

People Behind KDE: Sebastian Trüg

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Sebastian Trüg is the man behind one of KDE's most successful applications, K3b. Read the interview to find out how K3b started, what KDE needs to conquer the world and what keeps Sebastian motivated to work on the premier CD burning application.

Lock Down Desktops with KDE Kiosk

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Having tools to assist the satisfying of impossible demands helps. KDE has a Kiosk mode that allows you to create and replicate a fully-customized desktop, with options to lock down various bits to prevent users from changing them.

Build the Perfect Desktop With KDE

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KDE is an excellent desktop. Today we'll look at what sort of applications are available for KDE, where to find them, and some ideas for building your own super-powered Kryptonite-proof workstation, customized to your exacting personal specs.

Taking KDE 3.5 for a ride with SUSE

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HowTos

If you're like a lot of KDE users, you probably want to give the latest and greatest version of the popular Linux desktop environment a try. However, if you're like a lot of newer users, you're also not quite sure how to go about upgrading your desktop.

First Arabic KDE Live CD

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Arabian Linux also known as arl is a bootable CD with a compilation of GNU/Linux software, full support for Arabic and English languages and automatic hardware detection.

People Behind KDE: Debian Qt/KDE Packagers

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A special treat on tonight's People Behind KDE as we bring you the Debian Qt KDE Packagers. A whole seven interviews in one!

KDE Dot News: Sponsored by OSU Open Source Lab on Gentoo

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Gentoo

I'm happy to announce that KDE Dot News is now fully hosted and supported by the OSU Open Source Lab. OSUOSL server hosting has been provided to us in the form of a Xen virtual machine running Gentoo Linux. I must say I am truly impressed by the combination. I've never used Gentoo before but I am finding it to be a well thought out distribution. Everything just works and it has some nice touches out-of-the-box such a colorised bash shell.

KDE Quality Assurance Meeting Report

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On the weekend of December 10th & 11th, a small group of nine KDE contributors met in Hamburg to work on quality assurance checks for KDE's code base.

Torvalds: "Just Use KDE"

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Without tip-toeing around the matter, Linus Torvalds made his preference in the GNOME vs. KDE matter quite clear on the GNOME-usability list: "I personally just encourage people to switch to KDE.

KDE India Founded

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A group of enthusiastic KDE users and developers met last week to combine their efforts to build a central platform for all things KDE in India.

GStreamer 0.10 Released

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The GStreamer developers have just released version 0.10 of the GStreamer multimedia framework into the wild, and together with KDE MM, GStreamer is one of the possible multimedia frameworks that will be available for KDE 4.

Linux Magazine Indexes, Searches and Finds Kat

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Software

Linux Magazine has published an article written by Roberto Cappuccio describing all about his wonderful desktop search environment.

Busy Kat: Desktop Searches with Kat

The desktop search engine offers new and interesting opportunities for users to access information on their own computers.

Learn KDE Programming with PyQt

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Sebastian Kügler has written a new PyQt tutorial. Python is the perfect language to start learning programming with.

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