New Event Database

Posted by on May 25, 2009 in openDesktop.org | 3 Comments

Today we are announcing our new event feature on the openDesktop.org websites. Every user is free to register new events e.g. a KDE conference in London, a developer meeting in Berlin or just a little barbecue in a backyard. Your event will be listed in the events database and other users can “join” the event. […]

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. […]

Oporto and other stuff

Posted by on Feb 16, 2009 in KDE | 2 Comments

I´m back from the Tokamak II in Oporto. It was a very interesting, productive and fun meeting. I find it very motivating to work in such a group of clever people on real innovation. By the way 14 developers from 8 countries. OpenID: From today on we support login via OpenID on the openDesktop.org network. […]

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 […]

My Perfect Desktop (part 1 – documents)

Posted by on Nov 20, 2008 in KDE | 13 Comments

Over the last few month I though a lot about the future of desktop operating systems and how a perfect desktop operating should look like in my opinion. After discussing this stuff with friends I decided to blog about the ideas. Please post your comments and ideas. This is strictly from a user point of […]

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 […]

draft 3 is finished

Posted by on Sep 1, 2008 in KDE, privacy | No Comments

I just finished the draft 3 of the open collaboration services specifications.  I got a lot of input from developers and users so the new version is more RESTfull, better documented and has more features. At the moment the services PERSON, FRIEND, MESSAGE, ACTIVITY and CONTENT are specified. The services are already implemented at all […]