NOV
23
2013

Kubuntu Photo at Munich BSP

We're having a great meeting here in Munich, last night we collected a range of topics to chat about and today we've been moving post-it notes about as we discuss topics and fix problems. I'm enjoying it a lot.

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A 3D trello board.

NOV
23
2013

#savetheday party 19:50UTC in #kubuntu-devel

#savetheday party 19:50UTC in Munich and #kubuntu-devel from a project which has always taken inspiration from the Timelord.

NOV
22
2013

Munich Beastie Squishing Party Begins

We're meeting in Munich at the offices of LiMux who have just completed their transition to convert the whole of public administration in Munich to Kubuntu, over 15,000 computers.

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Tux is supporting the wrong football team

NOV
14
2013

Barcelona: KDE Frameworks Dragons and KDE Allotment

It's little advertised but KDE has an office in Barcelona. With Scotland getting cold, dark and wet I set off in search of sun and colleagues to have a change of scene and improve my health after a surgeon poked needles into my eye.

OCT
25
2013

Night at the Museum with Linuxcon

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Linuxcon ended in spectacular style with a party at the National Museum of Scotland, shown here with the interesting addition of a full marching band. Dolly the sheep was supposed to be on display but ran off at the sound of the bagpipes.

OCT
23
2013

Linuxcon Talks

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I gave a lightning talk at Linuxcon about KDE and Kubuntu highlighting some of the mega rollouts with Kubuntu such as the one which is about to take over Taipai.

OCT
23
2013

Linus Comes to Edinburgh

Linus is visiting Edinburgh today for a Q&A session at LinuxCon.

Asked where he'd like to see Linux in 5 years time he said he started Linux because he wanted to use it on his desktop but he's been disappointed how that hasn't taken off. He wishes desktop communities would stop arguing amongst competing technologies and would work together. How true. (And I continue to feel smug about being part of a community which hasn't started a new project to replace any desktop or desktop technology).

OCT
21
2013

KDE and Kubuntu at Linuxcon in Edinburgh

Linux has come to my home with Linuxcon in Edinburgh. Me and Kenny C are manning the KDE stall showing off KDE software running Krita on a desktop (bling), Plasma Active on a Nexus (swish, very popular), KDE Software on Windows (ooh I didn't know you did that) and giving away lots of lanyards. If you're here do come over and say hi.

OCT
17
2013

Discover your System with Kubuntu 13.10

Packaged full of lovely goodness is the upgrade to 13.10, grab it now..

http://www.kubuntu.org/news/kubuntu-13.10

Highlights include...

OCT
2
2013

Kubuntu Beastie Fixing

Bugs are a pain, especially when a fiddly one comes along involving Python bindings, the number of people who understand SIP is pretty low. So it's nice we were able to fix it quickly. In the reporter's words:

Can I just say you guys are awesome? I've used KDE with various distributions for years (and with Kubuntu for the last ~2) but never reported a bug until now. I am amazed at how quickly it was acknowledged and came to some form of resolution.

Wish we could do them all that smoothly!

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