KDE e.V. - the Backbone of the KDE Community


On October 14, 2016 KDE celebrated its 20th birthday. The project that started as a desktop environment for Unix systems, today is a community that incubates ideas and projects which go far beyond desktop technologies.

In 20 Years of KDE: Past, Present and Future, Lydia Pintscher et. al.

Thoughts and stories about one of the biggest FLOSS communities in the world

This book presents 37 stories about the technical, social and cultural aspects that shaped the way the KDE community operates today. It has been written as part of the 20th anniversary of KDE. From community founders and veterans to newcomers, with insights from different perspectives and points of view, the book provides you with a thrilling trip through the history of such an amazing geek family.

Mirko Boehm
Mirko Boehm
Open Source

Political Economics of Open Source and Intellectual Property.