Chakra Linux, a distribution especially built to take advantage of KDE Software Compilation and the Plasma desktop, is now at version 2012.10.Chakra Linux 2012.10, dubbed “Claire”, follows the development of the KDE SC 4.9 series and is named in the memory of Claire Lotion.The biggest change in Chakra L... (read more)
The Chakra Development Team, through Anke Boersma, proudly announced last evening, September 8th, the immediate availability for download of the Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.09 operating system. Chakra GNU/Linux 2012.09 is dubbed Clair, and it is dedicated to the memory of Claire Lotion, a KDE contributor. This release includes the latest KDE 4.9.1 ... (read more)
KDE has announced its Version 4.9 Releases to KDE Plasma Workspaces, KDE Applications, and the KDE Development Platform, dedicated to the memory of KDE contributor Claire Lotion. The full announcement has details.
These releases got special attention to the general levels of quality and stability. In particular, there was a focus on eliminating any regressions from previous releases.
Dot Categories: Community and EventsToday, KDE celebrated its 16th birthday. On October 14, 1996, Matthias Ettrich started KDE. Since then, amazing women have helped make KDE what it is today. Women like Anne-Marie Mahfouf, Eva Brucherseifer, Alexandra Leisse, Celeste Lyn Paul, Anne Wilson, Claire Lotion, Lydia Pintscher, Myriam Schweingruber, Claudia Rauch and many many more.
Might be a bit unexpected to see testing starting so soon after the first Claire release, but there are 3 reasons to get a new ISO up in about 7 days:- since the first Claire release about 1000 packages have been updated, including the full sound stack, openal stack, openjpeg/poppler group, lots of moves from python to python2, KDE 4.9.1, new libreoffice/Calligra.- we'd like to ge
Claire Rowland, user experience guru, will be a featured keynote speaker at this summer's Desktop Summit 2011 in Berlin.
Claire is Head of Research for Fjord London, an international digital service design agency and has worked extensively in user experience research and design.