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.@nextcloud founder wins €20,000 award πŸ† and immediately donates winnings πŸ’° to joint Nextcloud - KDE e.V. fund to promote inclusiveness.

dot.kde.org/2018/10/30/nextclo

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A new Linux smartphone is coming!

With an affordable price, too. Pine64 is behind this device running KDE Plasma.

KDE Neon creator Jonathan Riddell revealed this at Open Source Summit and it will be called PinePhone.

You can expect this open source Linux smartphone to cost $100+ for 2GB RAM and 16GB storage.

==> fossbytes.com/pinephone-pine64
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#Linux #smartphone #KDE #Pine64 #PinePhone

LaKademy is the annual meeting of the Latin American KDE community. This year it happened in Florianopolis, Brazil πŸ‡§πŸ‡· on the same weekend as KDE's 22nd birthday!

Find out what our LaKademy 2018 attendees did to celebrate: dot.kde.org/2018/10/25/lakadem

We are back in the Google Code-in game!

If you're a student aged 13-17 who wants to contribute to , join the contest and win cool prizes by working with our developers and designers.

Registration starts soon, so get ready πŸ€“

dot.kde.org/2018/10/23/google-

KDE does Edinburgh! Come see us at our booth at the Linux Foundation's Embedded Linux Conference and discover Plasma Mobile, Kirigami and all our Plasma-enabled devices and apps!

Doors open at 9 am Monday.

events.linuxfoundation.org/eve

KDE Plasma 5.14 was released just last week, but work continues: Plasma 5.14.1 adds translations and squashes some minor bugs fixing wobbly windows' wobbles and keyboard on desktop icons.

kde.org/announcements/plasma-5

KDE Plasma 5.14 video review: "Plasma 5.14 [comes with] plenty of enhancements to make the experience smoother, more polished and more featureful... as if it were needed!" according to The Linux Experiment.

youtu.be/MX6l7pIFGlw

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Ending with 26,426 euros, the 2018 Krita fundraiser is over! We've just updated the about box with the nicknames of all our supporters: cgit.kde.org/krita.git/commit/

and, while still basking in our birthday bliss, we have received a donation of $300,000 from the Handshake Foundation.

$100,000 will be going towards pushing the development of Calligra, KDE's full-featured office suite.

dot.kde.org/2018/10/15/kde-ev-

.@krita has made it past the 25,000 € mark with little over 10 hours to go before the end of their fundraiser. You can still help fund the development by donating at krita.org/en/

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Yes! We passed 25K! Thank you all! (But if you haven't donated yet you can still do so on krita.org for the next 11 hours)

and our timeline tells you everything that happened that brought us to where we are now.

timeline.kde.org/

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tomorrow and we are advising schools and other public institutions in Catalunya on how to migrate away from proprietary software.

dot.kde.org/2018/10/13/plasma-

On Sunday πŸŽ‚. How are you going to celebrate? Whatever you do, send us your photos or videos!

1.- Friends, toast to KDE 🍻

2.- Make KDE-themed cake, eat it 🍰

3.- Make a video telling everyone why I πŸ’– KDE (share it with us!)

4.- Other... (what?)

Just released: KDE's Plasma 5.14 desktop comes with new features and a much polished environment

Plasma 5.14 simplifies managing multiple displays thanks to its new Display Configuration widget; global menus now work also with GTK applications like GIMP; a new safeguard feature warns you if other users are logged in when you log out; and Discover now lets you install Snaps from all available channels, orders software by release date, and shows package dependencies.

kde.org/announcements/plasma-5

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Everything is ready for RamΓ³n Miranda's streaming demonstration of @krita and the presentation of the new Digital Atelier pack. 15 minutes and counting...

youtu.be/vYHZ5kPZ4DU

In two hours time, RamΓ³n Miranda will be streaming a live demonstration of @krita. Don't miss it!

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