The KDE Desktop project has announced that it has joined hands with Spanish retailer Slimbook to offer a laptop that will come installed with the KDE software.
Twenty years ago, a German software developer named Matthias Ettrich kicked off a project to provide Linux users with all the desktop functionality that Windows users had at the time.
The KDE Project has released version 5.7 of its Plasma desktop, a sophisticated, modern desktop environment for GNU/Linux users.
A bug in the KDE Desktop Environment, a popular desktop for Linux users, has been fixed after 13 years, according a post from one developer for the project.
Over the years, one thing that has been always guaranteed about the free software and open source software community is that periodically there will be some unholy row or the other, mostly over issues allegedly to do with sexism and inequality.
The differences that Jonathan Riddell, leader of the Kubuntu project, had with Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, have finally led to him calling it quits.
The GNOME Desktop project often gets a lot of flack for its design decisions, many of which turn perfectly good, usable applications into unusable crud.
The first open tablet, running free and open source software, has been announced by senior KDE developer Aaron Seigo.
For as long back as I can remember, GNU/Linux distributions have resembled Windows in one respect - that start menu at the bottom of the left side of the screen.
When it comes to using GNU/Linux, there are two well-known desktop environments - GNOME and KDE. Most users opt for one or the other and make do with their choice.
It all began with a detailed email sent by Matthias Ettrich, a student at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, on 14 October, 1996.
The latest incarnation of the GNOME desktop, version 3. has been out for a while. I'm one of those who is late to the party, one at which there have been very few compliments and loads and loads of complaints. At times, when you get something free, you tend not to value it.
The next chapter in the three-cornered public stoush between the GNOME Desktop Project, the KDE Project and Canonical, the maker of the Ubuntu GNU/Linux distribution, has just been kicked off by GNOME Foundation board member Dave Neary.
A royal spat has developed between the GNOME and KDE desktop projects, following a discussion of the relationship between GNOME and Canonical by Dave Neary of the GNOME Foundation.
The kerfuffle over Microsoft Office OOXML, that began when the Australian Government Information Management Office released a draft document recently stating that it would be the document format for all of government, is quite similar to that which occurred a little more than three years ago.
Some years ago, soon after the SCO Group had kicked off its infamous lawsuit to try and squeeze money out of people on the grounds that Linux was violating copyright, Linus Torvalds was asked his opinion of SCO chief executive Darl McBride's claims.
The next version of Ubuntu, to be released in April 2011, will have a new interface which has been designed by Canonical, the company behind the GNU/Linux distribution.
A major revision of the GNOME desktop environment, planned for release as version 3.0 in September, has been put off to March next year.
The French company Mandriva, which creates and sells the Mandriva GNU/Linux distribution, has received investments from a number of unnamed investors, allowing the company to take itself off the market.
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