Call For Host Akademy 2013view story

http://dot.kde.org – The KDE Community is looking for a host for Akademy 2013. Akademy is the annual gathering of the KDE Community, one of the largest in the world of Free and Open Source Software. At Akademy, KDE people gather to exchange ideas for development, plan for the future, and discuss other important issues. (Software)

KDE e.V. Quarterly Report for Q1 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – The KDE e.V. report for the first quarter of 2012 has been published. It gives an overview of the activities KDE e.V. supported during that time, including various sprints, conferences and projects. It also has a feature article by Stuart Jarvis about the ALERT Project, an initiative to improve bug resolution processes in Open Source development teams. Read the full report today. read more (Software)

Linux Kernel Browsing and Hacking using KDevelopview story

http://video.linux.com – One of the most frequent request from kernel newbies is a way to easily explore its source code. LXR or ctags somehow do the job, but require tedious configuration and work on the entire source, producing zillions of references to unused drivers. kdev-kernel is a plugin that turns KDevelop into the ultimate kernel browsing (and hacking?) tool. (Software)

KDE Commit-Digest for 3 June 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Android native look&feel plugin added to android-qt New assistant for new classes from templates in KDevelop Fancy bookmarking in rekonq Experimental rgbaf32 colorspace in the lcms color engine, all missing chart marker types implemented in Calligra read more (Software)

Plasma Active - a New Approach to Tablet Computing view story

http://www.linuxjournal.com – Plasma Active takes a new approach to touchscreen devices and tries to offer more than a set of applications for simple tasks. More than a desktop or even a notebook computer, a touchscreen device is likely to be carried around and used in different contexts, for different purposes. (Software)

KDE Announces 4.9 Beta2view story

http://dot.kde.org – Today KDE released the second beta for its renewed Workspaces, Applications, and Development Platform. With API, dependency and feature freezes in place, the KDE team's focus is now on fixing bugs and further polishing new and old functionality. (Software)

Akademy 2012 Special Eventsview story

http://dot.kde.org – Akademy is more than inspiring talks. It's also a place to plan, collaborate and get a lot of work done in BoFs and workshops. And there's more besides all that. Several special activities have just been announced at the Akademy 2012 website. These events alone make Akademy 2012 well worth attending. Please register for free at the Akademy website. read more (Software)

New KDE Telepathy version features audio and video callsview story

http://dot.kde.org – After four months full of work, the KDE Telepathy team is back with another release. Version 0.4 of the Instant Messaging suite for KDE Workspaces now supports making audio and video calls right from the desktop. It also adds the ability to browse chat logs. We focused strongly on stability and performance, so most of the improvements are "under the hood". (Software)

KDE Commit-Digest for 27th May 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Okular saves annotations locally Delayed search in Calligra allows the users to type the whole word; adding image lists possible; brush rotation is absolute to canvas rotation Amarok is now capable of transcoding music when copying it to USB Mass Storage devices Exponential notation supported in Kst read more (Software)

KDE Commit-Digest for 20th May 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: Basic drag and drop support enabled for the Places Panel and bookmark synchronization in Dolphin Multiple improvements for drawing in Calligra; fullscreen mode in Kexi; configuration dialog added in Words Work on backup/restore in KDE-PIM read more (Software)