openDesktop.org sponsoring project

Posted by on Apr 28, 2009 in openDesktop.org | 2 Comments

Hi everyone, today, we are launching our openDesktop.org sponsoring project. Aim of this project is to help openDesktop.org, KDE-Look.org, KDE-Apps.org and the other sites to keep it as you know it today and to help us to investigate into further new features, improvements, hosting and projects for our community. So what exactly is the openDesktop.org […]

Knowledge base feature

Posted by on Apr 17, 2009 in openDesktop.org | 5 Comments
Knowledge base feature

Hi everyone, we’ve noticed that there are just few people who are using our knowledge base/help feature. Many don’t even know that we have implemented this feature. A short reminder: every application on openDesktop.org network e.g. kde-apps.org or KDE-look.org can have its own small user generated FAQ. If you have a question or a problem […]

Premium job board and Server-Apps.org

Posted by on Apr 9, 2009 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 3 Comments

Last year we announced the launch of our new job board for Linux and IT Experts. www.openskillz.com. and www.opendesktop.org/jobs The idea is to help Linux experts and open source companies to come together. The job offers and candidates are accessible and integrated in all websites of the openDesktop.org network. For example KDE-Look.org, Qt-apps.org or GNOME-Look.org. […]

openDesktop.org experiments with marketplace

Posted by on Jan 15, 2009 in openDesktop.org | 21 Comments

We started an interesting experiment. From today applications, artwork or document templates can be uploaded to openDesktop.org, KDE-Look.org and KDE-Apps.org for free downloading as before. But starting today, you may also select to sell them to users on the Marketplace of openDesktop.org. We try to do this in a way which is in line with […]

200.000 download per day

Posted by on Dec 3, 2008 in openDesktop.org | 5 Comments

Last week we at the openDesktop.org network broke through the 200,000 downloads per day barrier. So over 200,000 applications, themes and wallpapers are downloaded per day. We have over 80 million page impressions per month at the moment and are still growing strong. This is a big increase in the last few month. It seams […]

free job board, redesign and open collaboration services.

Posted by on Nov 11, 2008 in KDE, openDesktop.org | No Comments

At the end of October we launched a free job board on the openDesktop.org websites. I know quite a few people who found a nice full time or freelance job by showing their work on our websites. I also know a few free software projects and companies who are looking for new projects members or […]

server migration done

Posted by on Jul 21, 2008 in openDesktop.org | No Comments

The migration to a new server is finally done. everything should be a lot faster and more stable now. Yesterday we completed the migration to a new main application server. The new machine has 8 cores, 16GB RAM, 1,5TB usabel harddisk space and unlimited traffic. Together with our other servers for mail, backup, static content, […]

Servers Servers

Posted by on Jul 15, 2008 in openDesktop.org | No Comments

As you noticed the openDesktop.org websites are very slow at the moment. We even had a complete server crash yesterday. I´m very sorry for the problems. The reason is that our traffic is growing fast and our main server has a constant load of over 30. We really need a hardware upgrade. I just ordered […]

Starting to Blog

Posted by on Jul 6, 2008 in KDE, openDesktop.org | One Comment

A lot of people asked me to start blogging. It seams many people are interested in news about the openDesktop.org network and the other community sites like KDE-Look.org, KDE-Apps.org, GNOME-Look.org or Xfce-Look.org. I´m not a big writer, so don´t expect long articles. 🙂