Matthias Ettrich Awarded German Medal of Merit

Nov 09, 2009

KDE founder Matthias Ettrich was awarded the highest accolade available in the German Republic for services to the common good on Friday.

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Mandriva 2010.0: Faster and More Stable

Nov 05, 2009

The new Mandriva 2010.0 has been ready for download since yesterday. After a month's delay, the French distributor has released the current version, code-named Adelie, for free. Some important changes were made.

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Project Timelord: Kubuntu to Become Even Better

Nov 04, 2009

Kubuntu isn't as good as it could be. That was the conclusion developers came to after version 9.10 was released. Project Timelord should now address that concern.

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Smoother Going with KDE 4.3.3

Nov 04, 2009

The KDE project has released an update of its free desktop environment. KDE 4.3.3, code-named Clockwork, brings translation improvements and fixes a few bugs.

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GNOME Cleartext Passwords: Bug or Feature?

Nov 02, 2009

The current discussion in the Ubuntu forums is about a possible security hole in GNOME, specifically about GNOME registered users having their passwords appear as cleartext on the keyring. Not a bug, say its defenders, but the security concept behind the GNOME keyring.

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Kickoff for KDE on Maemo

Oct 29, 2009

A Qt developer has brought a piece of KDE to Maemo. After plasmoids, this week brings the Plasma desktop. Also a KDE Maemo mailing list.

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OpenOffice 3.x: 100 Million Downloads

Oct 29, 2009

The OpenOffice project has celebrated the 100,000,000 download of its free office suite since the release of version 3.0.

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Google Maps Where in the World Are Carmen and San Diego?

Oct 26, 2009

Google Maps can pinpoint any location on the globe and more. Here’s how to embed the service into any web application.

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