The Future of Kubuntu is Blue!

I just heard some great news today: the Kubuntu distribution has financial sponsorship from version 12.10! Blue Systems, a sponsor of a number of other KDE-based projects, has stepped forward and will be employing Jonathan Riddell from May, when he steps down from his position at Canonical.

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Vivalvi: The Spark, Renamed

A couple of weeks ago I blogged about the new all-free-software tablet from KDE developer Aaron Seigo called the Spark. Unfortunately MakePlayLive, the company manufacturing the tablet, ran into some issues with the name being trademarked, and has had to choose a new name. After much deliberation, they decided to ...

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Spark Pre-orders Over in a Flash

It seems that almost as soon as registration for pre-ordering the Spark was announced, the initial production capacity was reached and registration was closed. The Spark sure is a hot tablet (if you'll excuse the pun)!

Aaron Seigo, a lead developer of the KDE project and the leader of ...

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