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KDE project is now sponsored by Intel and Novell

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The KDE project, which aims to develop a beautiful open-source window manager for *nix, is now sponsored. Both Intel and Novell are funding KDE. Both companies are supporting KDE as patrons, which means they donate €10,000 a year to support the development and maintenance of KDE. Patrons of the project also get to use the fancy K logo on their respective websites.

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I think this shows Intel's opinions about linux.


They need it.

But so does everyone :D
 

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Im literally shocked that Intel is backing KDE.
 
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is AMD backing anyone?
 

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I am quiet happy with this!
 

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Someone needs to tell the KDE team that the functionality of a terminal cannot be implemented in a GUI. Stop adding so many darned obscure options >_<

Funding's good though. Intel needs software with features that use/need new processors, hence why they invest so much in software development. It's nice to see that investment going into Free software.
 
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Someone needs to tell the KDE team that the functionality of a terminal cannot be implemented in a GUI. Stop adding so many darned obscure options >_<
Hear hear -- KDE looks great, but for the average user, it's way too confusing.

Either way, it's cool to see Intel support open-source stuff a little more, though.
 

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