Displaying items by tag: Matthias Ettrich

The first advanced desktop environment for Linux users, KDE, has completed 25 years in existence, a testimony to the fact that free software is very much alive and kicking.

Published in Open Source

The KDE Project, a group that puts out a desktop environment that is used by numerous GNU/Linux distributions, has received two big donations that will enable it to do more to support the community, according to the president of the project, Lydia Pintscher.

Published in Open Source
Tuesday, 18 October 2016 14:24

Twenty and counting: KDE marks another milestone

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.

Published in Open Sauce
Wednesday, 19 October 2011 12:15

Happy 15th to the folk at the KDE project

It all began with a detailed email sent by Matthias Ettrich, a student at the Eberhard Karls University of Tübingen, on 14 October, 1996. 

Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 09 November 2009 04:06

KDE founder Ettrich receives German award

The founder of the KDE project, Matthias Ettrich, has received an award from the German government, recognising his contributions to free software.

Published in Open Sauce

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