KDE Ships June 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 third in a series of monthly stabilization updates to the 4.8 series. 4.8.4 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 4.8.3 or earlier versions. (Software)

Registration opens for Akademy BoFs and Workshopsview story

http://dot.kde.org – The schedule for Akademy Workshops and Birds of a Feather sessions (BoFs) is available for registration. Organized in the Unconference style, people attending Akademy can select the preferred times and locations for topics they will lead. read more (Software)

KDE Response to the UK Open Standards Consultationview story

http://dot.kde.org – KDE e.V. has responded to the United Kingdom Open Standards Consultation on behalf of KDE, one of the largest and most influential Free Software communities world-wide with thousands of volunteer contributors and countless users. (Software)

KDE Announces 4.9 Beta1 and Testing Initiativeview story

http://dot.kde.org – Today KDE released the first 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)

KDE Commit-Digest for 13th May 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest: On startup, KPhotoAlbum can search for videos without thumbnails Dolphin allows remembering view properties for the search mode Screen edge bindings for scripts and scripted effects implemented in KDE Workspace New assert methods and Get Hot New Stuff support are available for KWin scripts read more (Software)

Akademy 2012 Call for Volunteersview story

http://dot.kde.org – Are you attending Akademy 2012 in Tallinn? Are you interested in making the conference rock for attendees? Helping the Akademy Team organize everything? Do you want an exclusive free Akademy 2012 t-shirt? read more (Software)

Meet Blue Systems—Akademy 2012 Platinum Sponsorview story

http://dot.kde.org – This year we have Blue Systems as a Platinum sponsor of Akademy 2012 Tallinn. Recently, they made news by offering continous support for Jonathan Riddell, lead developer of Kubuntu, the KDE distribution that they would like to become one of the best on DistroWatch. read more (Software)

KDE announces the Make Play Live Partner Networkview story

http://dot.kde.org – In the wake of the announcement of the first ever KDE powered tablet, quite a few interesting things are happening in the background. One of them is the formation of a professional Partner Network for devices such as the Vivaldi tablet. Nine organizations have already joined, and so can your organization. (IT news)

Remembering Claire Lotionview story

http://dot.kde.org – Claire Lotion This week we heard about the death of KDE contributor Claire Lotion. People within the KDE Community were shocked and upset by this tragedy. read more (Software)

KDE Commit-Digest for 6th May 2012view story

http://dot.kde.org – In this week's KDE Commit-Digest, Frederik Gladhorn writes about the current state of development in KDE-Accessibility. As usual, there is also a change list that includes: Marble gets the first version of FlightGear position provider KPhotoAlbum saves the video length in a database; search for the length is also possible read more (Software)