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 […]

moving dates

Posted by on Aug 24, 2009 in KDE | 3 Comments

  The Social Desktop Contest The Contest is very successful so far. We got lots of great and interesting submissions for servers and clients, for Qt and GTK and even web interfaces. I´m glad that so many people like the idea of bringing online communities and desktop applications closer together. In the last few weeks […]

Let´s make KDE default in openSUSE

Posted by on Jul 28, 2009 in KDE | 15 Comments

I just learned that openSUSE is opening up more and more for the community. They even have a public website http://features.opensuse.org where everybody can suggest features and changes and the community can vote. Somebody told me that about 75% of all openSUSE users use KDE as a desktop but KDE is not the default. So […]

GCDS part two: Social Desktop / Earning Money with freedesktop

Posted by on Jul 9, 2009 in KDE, openDesktop.org | One Comment

So after 4 more days of interesting talks, great parties, BoF Session and inspiring conversations I like this conference even more than last weekend. Like every year I´m deeply impressed by the fact that so many expert from different areas, project and countries come together and build a fantastic and free desktop. My talks about […]

GCDS part one: Open-PC

Posted by on Jul 5, 2009 in KDE | 8 Comments

Akademy here in Gran Canaria is fantastic. The sea, the sun and the conference center are great. But the most important aspect are the great people of course. It´s always so much fun to meet old friends and make new ones. What I especially like are the great discussions about strategic and technical topics and […]

Social Desktop Contest

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in KDE, openDesktop.org | 5 Comments
Social Desktop Contest

Today we are launching the Social Desktop Contest. As you know the idea of the Social Desktop is to connect online webservices with desktop applications. We give away great prices to developers who help making this vision reality. The Open Collaboration Services API got a lot of new features in the past few month and […]