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  • 1. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Libre Software Communities and Universities Generating together innovation nodes, employability and technology transfer Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) ın 19 de diciembre de 2011Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 1/73
  • 2. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About 2 Get involved in KDE 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college 4 ConclusionsAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 2/73
  • 3. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions License Copyright (C) 2011 Agustin Benito Bethencourt. Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License, Version 1.3 or any later version published by the Free Software Foundation; with no Invariant Sections, no Front-Cover Texts, and no Back-Cover Texts. ® KDE and the K Desktop Environment logo are registered ® trademarks of KDE e.V. Rights in Spain are delegated to KDE Espa˜a. nAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 3/73
  • 4. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About 2 Get involved in KDE 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college 4 ConclusionsAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 4/73
  • 5. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About The speaker KDE Espa˜a n KDEAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 5/73
  • 6. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions The speaker Agustin Benito Bethencourt (toscalix) Linkedin profile Blog in Spanish (included in Planet KDE-es) Blog in English (included in Planet KDE). Twitter: @toscalix IM: toscalix@jabber.org / IRC: #toscalixAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 6/73
  • 7. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About The speaker KDE Espa˜a n KDEAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 7/73
  • 8. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE Espa˜a n Legal Spanish association. Trademark agreement with KDE e.V. List of Members and statutes.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 8/73
  • 9. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Contact KDE Espa˜a n Akademy-es: KDE Espa˜a annual event. n Mailing lists: the preferred channel. Planet KDE-es: KDE blogs in Spanish. Facebook and Linkedin: KDE Espa˜a Group. n IRC: #kde-devel-es in freenode.netAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 9/73
  • 10. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About The speaker KDE Espa˜a n KDEAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 10/73
  • 11. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About The speaker KDE Espa˜a n KDE Free Software Community Project What is KDE KDE SoftwareAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 11/73
  • 12. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Free/Libre Software Check this blog post with links to definitions and further documentation (in spanish).Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 12/73
  • 13. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Community A community is a social structure that shares personal values, cultural values, business goals, attitudes, or a world view. What binds it is a community culture of social rules and group dynamics that identify members. Source: Liz StrausAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 13/73
  • 14. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About The speaker KDE Espa˜a n KDE Free Software Community Project What is KDE KDE SoftwareAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 14/73
  • 15. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Formal definition The KDE Community is an international technology team dedicated to creating a free and user-friendly computing experience, offering an advanced graphical desktop, a wide variety of applications for communication, work, education and entertainment and a platform to easily build new applications upon. Further information in KDE’s website.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 15/73
  • 16. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Freedom Standards. Open and free formats and protocols. No software patents. Free licenses: GPL compatible licenses.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 16/73
  • 17. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Identity KDE is a technical focused project. We are passionate about what we do. We look for new solutions to classic challenges: Akonadi, Phonon, Nepomuk, Solid, Plasma widgets, activities, panels and folder views, etc. KDE is integration and elegance.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 17/73
  • 18. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Governance Model Basic elements to understand KDE Governance model: Meritocratic Oligarchy. KDE structure and organization. KDE Code of Conduct. Community Working Group.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 18/73
  • 19. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Expertise 15 years of expertise in the desktop fieldAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 19/73
  • 20. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions A legal entity KDE e.V. is a legal foundation based in Germany. Local Associations: KDE Espa˜a, KDE India, KDE Brazil, n etc. Copyright Fiduciary Assignment. Free Qt Foundation Members of international organizations and consortiums: FSF, FSFe, OIN and others.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 20/73
  • 21. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About The speaker KDE Espa˜a n KDE Free Software Community Project What is KDE KDE SoftwareAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 21/73
  • 22. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE Software KDE 4.7.4: KDE Platform. KDE Workspaces. KDE Applications.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 22/73
  • 23. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Workspaces Different Workspaces for different devices, but the same technology: Plasma Desktop 4.7.4 for PC, laptops and Media Centers Plasma Netbook 4.7.4 for netbooks Plasma Plasma Active Two for tablets and, smartphones (Atom and ARM).Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 23/73
  • 24. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Different environments Users: power users, special and regular users. Education. Business environments. Big deployments in Portugal, Brazil, Germany, France, India, Spain, India, etc.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 24/73
  • 25. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Different platforms KDE is multi-platform: Linux based distributions: OpenSuse, Kubuntu, Mandriva, Arch Linux, Linux Mint, Knoppix, Caixa Magica, Bardinux, NetRunner OS, etc. KDE on Windows: yes, it works. FreeBSD, Mac OS X, MER, MeeGo, etc.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 25/73
  • 26. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About 2 Get involved in KDE 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college 4 ConclusionsAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 26/73
  • 27. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 2 Get involved in KDE KDE is great for college students because..... Teachers should get involved in KDE because... Universities, as institutions should promote Free Software Communities, as KDE, because...Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 27/73
  • 28. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 2 Get involved in KDE KDE is great for college students because..... Awesome learning environment Become a professional collaborating in KDE KDE is an experience Teachers should get involved in KDE because... Universities, as institutions should promote Free Software Communities, as KDE, because...Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 28/73
  • 29. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE is a learning environment You will always find something exciting to do, adapted to your skills. Learning/teaching is in KDE DNA. A natural way to learn other languages. KDE members come from all over the world: different cultures. You are welcome, even if you are not a software developer.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 29/73
  • 30. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Low entry level Contribute. Junior Jobs for newbies. GSoC, GC-In and Season of KDE. Local support: KDE Spain website. KDE Spain IRC channel: #kde-devel-es in freenode.net KDE Spain Mailing lists.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 30/73
  • 31. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Maintenance of your own code You become maintainer of your own code. That code can be shipped in many distributions so millions of users will depend on it. Your code is affected by others decisions. You must stand for your ideas.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 31/73
  • 32. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Learning software development processes Worldwide distributed development teams. Complex Release processes. Fixed release cycles. MultiX Product (X=device, platform, languages...)Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 32/73
  • 33. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 2 Get involved in KDE KDE is great for college students because..... Awesome learning environment Become a professional collaborating in KDE KDE is an experience Teachers should get involved in KDE because... Universities, as institutions should promote Free Software Communities, as KDE, because...Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 33/73
  • 34. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Work in a complex product Complex architecture divided in different layers. Related with many other relevant free software projects. Many use cases. Software adapted to many environments. Develop in different programming languages: C++, Python, Ruby, Javascript, QML. Use many different first class development tools.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 34/73
  • 35. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Production environment Going through a whole life cycle of a mature software product. Release cycles. Stability. Bug reporting. Bug squads. Participation in decision making processes. Responsibility associated with pressure (good pressure).Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 35/73
  • 36. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Exposure What you do is public: KDE Sources. The Dot. Planet KDE. Events Mailing lists, IRC channels, social networks.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 36/73
  • 37. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Impact Your work affects your teammates. KDE depends on you. So do the entire KDE ecosystem. Distributors and deployers will bring your work to millions of users.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 37/73
  • 38. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 2 Get involved in KDE KDE is great for college students because..... Awesome learning environment Become a professional collaborating in KDE KDE is an experience Teachers should get involved in KDE because... Universities, as institutions should promote Free Software Communities, as KDE, because...Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 38/73
  • 39. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE takes you around the world I KDE Events Desktop Summit 1 Gran Canaria Desktop Summit. 2 Berlin Desktop Summit. Akademy. Camp KDE. Conf.KDE.in. Akademy-es, Akademy-fr, etc. Sprints KDE Sprints. Sprints in Spain: 1 Forge (Solid Sprint): Madrid 2010 and 2011. 2 KDE-Edu Sprint: Bilbao 2011. Check KDE Quarterly Reports for Sprints reports.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 39/73
  • 40. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE takes you around the world II Other events International Free Software events: FOSDEM, LinuxTag, LinuxCon, FISL, OSCON, Cebit, Latinoware, etc. National Free Software events: Campus Party, LSWC’10, LSWC’11, etc.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 40/73
  • 41. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE has a shiny future Media-centers, smart-phones and tablets: Android, Blackberry, mer, etc. New environments/devices: cars and other embedded systems. Web: ownCloud, web services KDE on Windows. KDE Frameworks 5Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 41/73
  • 42. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE means taking responsibilities The product is important for many people. Your work is relevant to others. The development process is relevant to KDE members, we enjoy working on KDE. Freedom is a right that needs an everyday commitment.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 42/73
  • 43. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 2 Get involved in KDE KDE is great for college students because..... Teachers should get involved in KDE because... Universities, as institutions should promote Free Software Communities, as KDE, because...Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 43/73
  • 44. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE is a real product KDE can be deployed in the University and used as a laboratory, but with real users. Upstream contributions can flow naturally in the previous case. Teachers work with their students have a big impact on them and in KDE.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 44/73
  • 45. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Influence in other new movements Open Innovation Open Hardware Open Data Open Government.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 45/73
  • 46. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions R&D projects involvement FP7 program: ALERT Twitter: @alertfp7 New fields of study: software development, communities governance, free software ecosystem, technical issues, etc. KDE have relations with other Universities, corporations and R&D oriented organizations.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 46/73
  • 47. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE is related to many organizations I Corporations Small and medium size companies (local and worldwide) Colleges and Universities Governments Public Administrations Non profits.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 47/73
  • 48. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 2 Get involved in KDE KDE is great for college students because..... Teachers should get involved in KDE because... Universities, as institutions should promote Free Software Communities, as KDE, because...Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 48/73
  • 49. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions We share common values Freedom as universal value. Knowledge. Scientific method fundamentals and consequences. Innovation as a basic need/requirement. Sharing as a requirement for progress. Generating an environment of equal opportunity.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 49/73
  • 50. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions High Tech companies involved Many IT companies are involved in KDE: SuseLinux Nokia Intel Google and many more not so big but equally relevant: KDAB, Collabora, KolabSys, Canonical, Mandriva, FOX Elektronix - Fux, etc..Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 50/73
  • 51. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Spanish companies too UFO Coders. Wadobo Software. Grupo Opentia. Castinfo. You can also contact KDE Espa˜a or KDE. nAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 51/73
  • 52. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE as an entrepreneur ecosystem ...and once you get technical skills, run your own business: UFO Coders. Wadobo Software. Froglogic. KO. BasysKom. OwnCloud Inc..Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 52/73
  • 53. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Local innovation pole Knowledge transfer from KDE to University has no artificial limitations. Easy knowledge transfer global-local-global. Creation of a local ecosystem as part as the global ecosystem. There are examples already: Toulouse UniversityAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 53/73
  • 54. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions University as a local tractor KDE Software is available with no acquisition cost. University as a tester. Local companies can become part of KDE global business ecosystem. KDE needs local support. University as a local reference for a global networking.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 54/73
  • 55. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About 2 Get involved in KDE 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college 4 ConclusionsAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 55/73
  • 56. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college Experiences Resources StrategyAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 56/73
  • 57. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE experience KDE actually develop initiatives which directly relate us with students: . 1 Google Summer of Code (GSoC). 2 Season of KDE (SoK). 3 Google Code-In (GC-In). Toulouse University experience. Research projects.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 57/73
  • 58. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE and GSoC Google defines and finances the program. KDE defines contents and executes it. Proposals are associated to free software projects KDE and GSoC information. 2011 report (3 articles). Google approved 51 KDE projects in 2011. 47 finished successfully. FAQ about GSoC.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 58/73
  • 59. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Season of KDE SoK is an internal KDE program. Shorter than GSoC and without funding, but totally worth it from the teaching and the impact perspective. It shares several procedures with GSoC. It is in progress. About 20 students successfully finished in 2011.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 59/73
  • 60. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE and Google Code-In KDE is one of the key participants. Similar idea than GSoC: GCin rules. KDE propose tasks and mentors. Age between 13 and 18 (pre-college students).Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 60/73
  • 61. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Experience in Toulouse I KDE + teacher + students + local companies experience. Promoted and directed by Kevin Ottens, a KDE developer. References Berlin Desktop Summit: We’re a family. How five years of University Collaboration changed our town landscape. Akademy 2010: Toulouse University 4.0 - Fourth season great debriefing. Gran Canaria Desktop Summit: Three years of collaboration with Toulouse University.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 61/73
  • 62. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college Experiences Resources StrategyAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 62/73
  • 63. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Players needed College teachers from Computer Science and/or other areas (Art, Education, Philology/Translation and Interpreter, etc.) KDE Espa˜a and KDE. n ASOLIF and the regional Association. Local KDE developers and users: LoCo. Testing environment.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 63/73
  • 64. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Roles needed College teacher. Student. KDE mentors. Local company.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 64/73
  • 65. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Projects F.C.P. PhD. Internship programs. Internal projects. R&D projectAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 65/73
  • 66. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college Experiences Resources StrategyAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 66/73
  • 67. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE strategies and challenges KDE Spain works as an entry level for newbies to become KDE Developers. KDE is working on the definition of a program to build a network of organizations around our Community. Evolving previous experiences into a solid program that includes companies is one of KDE future challenges.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 67/73
  • 68. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Action Plan Identify and promote a group of power users (teachers and students). Organize KDE promotional events, in collaboration with KDE Spain and local companies: install parties, talks, sprints. Create a testing/production environment. Promote KDE structured programs among teachers and students: GSoC, SoK Promote students to attend to Akademy-es 2012. Coordinate efforts.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 68/73
  • 69. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Outline 1 About 2 Get involved in KDE 3 Building a relation between KDE and your college 4 ConclusionsAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 69/73
  • 70. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions KDE offers 1 Learning environment. 2 An interesting professional future. 3 R&D environment. 4 Worldwide project. 5 Good software. 6 Open ecosystem. 7 Business network. 8 Expertise. Freedom. Integration. Elegance.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 70/73
  • 71. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions ...and above all KDE is FUNAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 71/73
  • 72. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions A relation with KDE offers... 1 Knowledge at low cost to improve local economy. 2 Hiring platform. 3 An real first class innovation environment. 4 Internationalization. 5 A product to build local services upon. 6 New opportunities in other areas related to what KDE does. 7 Business opportunities. 8 A new approach to solve classic problems many Universities have.Agust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 72/73
  • 73. About Get involved in KDE Building a relation between KDE and your college Conclusions Join the Game The easiest way to collaborate with KDE... Join The GameAgust´ Benito Bethencourt (@toscalix) — Libre Software Communities and Universities ın 73/73