KDE Celebrates 2012 Google Summer of Code Successview story

http://dot.kde.org – Dot Categories: Community and EventsKDE has again taken part in Google Summer of Code (GSoC) as its biggest participating organization. Fifty-nine out of mind-boggling sixty projects have been completed successfully. Lots of new things have been learned, lots of code has been written and there's been plenty of fun. GSoC is over but the code has not gone away and the work is not finished. (Software)

Amarok 2.6 "In Dulci Jubilo" Releasedview story

http://dot.kde.org – Let's rejoice and celebrate: Amarok 2.6 is here! The Amarok Team is proud to present you the result of their work over the last 7 months. With a reasonable set of new features, we focused this release on bug fixing and improving the overall stability, making this the most stable Amarok release ever. read more (Software)

Second Calligra Release Availableview story

http://dot.kde.org – Calligra—the productivity suite from KDE—has made its second release. The nine applications in the suite have all received new features and bug fixes, such as improved table editing in Words, neater cell editor in Sheets and a compositions docker in Krita for movie storyboard generation. read more (Software)

Support the 2012 KDE Randa Meetings: Inspired and Intenseview story

http://dot.kde.org – The KDE Randa Meetings are a small gathering of KDE contributors in the village of Randa, Switzerland. For the fourth year, the intense Randa sprints will include key KDE projects and top developers, all collaborating concurrently under one roof, isolated from noise and distractions. Funds are being raised to support the meetings. read more (Software)

Digia Committed to Thriving Qt Ecosystemview story

http://dot.kde.org – Following the recent announcement that Digia will be acquiring the complete Qt business from Nokia, Digia has set out its plans in a letter to the KDE Community. Digia Director of R&D, Tuukka Turunen, sets out their aims of securing the future of Qt as the best cross-platform development framework and seeking greater cooperation with KDE and other partners in the Qt ecosystem. The full text of (Software)

An Opportunity to Contribute to Research and KDEview story

http://dot.kde.org – A research team from the University of Maryland Baltimore County has launched an online study to explore the usability of KDE notifications. Participants are asked to describe a recent KDE notification experience to deepen the understanding of what makes a good or bad notification. (Software)

KDE Ships August Updates to Plasma Workspaces, Applications and Platformview story

http://dot.kde.org – Today KDE released updates for its Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. These updates are the fifth in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.8 series. 4.8.5 updates bring many bugfixes and translation updates on top of the latest edition in the 4.8 series and are recommended updates for everyone running 4.8.4 or earlier versions. (Software)

4.9 Releases – Quality, Stabilityview story

http://dot.kde.org – 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. (Software)

Akademy 2012 Survey and Videosview story

http://dot.kde.org – Now that Akademy 2012 is behind us and life is getting back to normal, we can now share videos and slides from the conference talks with those who weren't there. read more (Software)

KDE Commit-Digest for 8th July 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Kexi's data handling library KexiDB became a common component of Calligra Remote installer implemented in Plasmate Work on the GUI for video slide shows in Kipi read more (Software)