2 amazing meetings to change the world

Posted by on Jan 24, 2011 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 7 Comments

Last week I attended two very interesting developer sprints at the SUSE office in Nürnberg. More and more people in the Linux world realize that a nice application installer (Application Store) is needed to make the Linux platform more attractive for normal users and third party developers. The current package managers expose way to much […]

The Qtest Mobile App Port Contest early bird winners are here

Posted by on Jan 14, 2011 in KDE, openDesktop.org | No Comments

It´s amazing that we have already 33 applications ported and submitted for the contest. All the applications are available on Qt-Apps.org and soon on the Ovi store. The jury looked at all the submissions in the last 2 weeks and picked the 5 winners of the early bird contest. So here are the 5 lucky […]

Beta of the Qt Creator Buildservice Plugin released (Project Bretzn)

Posted by on Dec 29, 2010 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 10 Comments
Beta of the Qt Creator Buildservice Plugin released (Project Bretzn)

What is Project Bretzn? Apart from being a tasty Bavarian bread-snack, Bretzn is a code-name for a collection of technology aimed at solving a problem which has existed in software development for a very long time: How do you get your applications build for all available platforms and get it to your users? In the […]

Qtest Mobile App Port Contest launched

Posted by on Dec 22, 2010 in KDE, openDesktop.org | One Comment
Qtest Mobile App Port Contest launched

The Qtest Mobile App Contest started yesterday. The goal is to port your Qt/KDE app to MeeGo or Symbian and put it in the Nokia Ovi store. New applications are also welcome of course. The prize for the best application is 10.000,- EUR and there are 10 N900 as additional prizes to win. So if […]

The Open-PC starts not with one or two but with three models and partners

Posted by on Dec 3, 2010 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 10 Comments
The Open-PC starts not with one or two but with three models and partners

Today is the big day. The sale of the Open-PC starts. The first PC which is build by the free software community and not by a big company. Everybody can contribute. The Open-PC is using only free software and drivers. The good news is that we are not starting with one or two but with […]

Linuxtag day one

Posted by on Jun 10, 2010 in KDE, openDesktop.org, ownCloud | No Comments

I´m at Linuxtag in Berlin again this year. As every year it´s a great event, interesting people and interesting talks. Together with the fanstastic weather here in Berlin we really have a great time. My personal highlights of the first day are: Launch of the Individual Supporting Memebership Program “Join the Game” together with Jos […]

www.kde.org shows our community

Posted by on Feb 9, 2010 in KDE | 3 Comments

A few hours ago the new www.kde.org website went online. Thank you a lot to everybody who contributed. I think it is a great new site which is in sync with who we are and what we are doing. There are still a few small bugs but I´m already really happy with it. When we […]

What´s going on at Camp KDE?

Posted by on Jan 20, 2010 in KDE, ownCloud | 3 Comments

As everybody else is blogging about Camp KDE here in San Diego I think I also should give you an update whats going on here. I think it is a fantastic conference, perfectly organized with very high level talks. It is great to meet all the old and new friends and discuss various aspects of […]

Bringing together APIs and people

Posted by on Oct 2, 2009 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 5 Comments

We launched interesting new features on openDesktop.org lately and made progress on the Social Desktop. So I think I should blog about the news and give you all an overview over the cool new stuff and the plans for the next few month. One idea is to integrate openDesktop.org, KDE-Look.org and KDE-Apps.org more with existing […]

Open-PC users choose KDE

Posted by on Sep 14, 2009 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 2 Comments
Open-PC users choose KDE

The first Open-PC survey is now finished. Over 12,000 people participated in our survey with interesting results: 48% choose KDE as the Desktop. 42% choose GNOME and 9% choose Xfce. 52% chose Amarok as mediaplayer and 88% choose Firefox as default Browser. You can find the complete survey results here: http://open-pc.com/static/open-pc/open-pc-survey1.php The second survey started […]