openSUSE BuildService Integration, Security and 150000 registered contributors

Posted by on Dec 17, 2009 in | 13 Comments
openSUSE BuildService Integration, Security and 150000 registered contributors

openSUSE BuildService Integration As you know and are repositories for KDE application. At the moment over 3600 KDE applications are listed on You can search applications and rate them, add comments, become a fan of an applications subscribe to an application to get notifications about updates or use the integrated knowledge base […]

Intern wanted

Posted by on Nov 22, 2009 in | 2 Comments

Hi, during the KDE e.V. board meeting this weekend we decided that the KDE e.V. wants to hire an intern to help Claudia with organizational tasks. So if you are interested in working on KDE related topics like event management, marketing and communication here in our great new office in Berlin together with Claudia please […]

Open Collaboration Services

Posted by on Nov 5, 2009 in | One Comment

I´m very exited about the progress we are doing for the Social Desktop at the moment. Because of the great work from Eckhart, Frederik and Jeremy we will have very good support for a lot of new features in KDE 4.4 I will blog about the details soon. But the most important thing is that […]

The Social Desktop Winners

Posted by on Oct 9, 2009 in | One Comment

Today we are announcing the winners of the Social Desktop Contest. The Social Desktop Contest was launched in June with the goal to bring Web 2.0 ideas and our user and developer community closer to the desktop and foster community development and innovations around the OCS API. There have been many new ideas and innovations […]

Bringing together APIs and people

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

We launched interesting new features on 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, and more with existing […]

Open-PC users choose KDE

Posted by on Sep 14, 2009 in KDE, | 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: The second survey started […]

OCS 1.3 is done

Posted by on Sep 2, 2009 in | 3 Comments

10 minutes ago I released the open collaboration services API specification in version 1.3 This is a quite big release and includes important new features, user requests and bugfixes. I also updated to support all the documented features. The most important changes are: Content – upload, edit and delete of entries like applications and […]

GCDS part two: Social Desktop / Earning Money with freedesktop

Posted by on Jul 9, 2009 in KDE, | 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 […]

Social Desktop Contest

Posted by on Jun 16, 2009 in KDE, | 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 […]

New Event Database

Posted by on May 25, 2009 in | 3 Comments

Today we are announcing our new event feature on the 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. […]