KDE Community Websites




Dienstag, 17. November 2009
What can online communities do for the free
                                   desktop   ?




Dienstag, 17. November 2009
Topics
         • The PAST of the KDE community websites
         • The PRESENT of KDE today
         • The FUTURE: My vis...
PAST
                              the KDE community websites




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history ...




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KDE User since 1998




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KDE-Look.org in 2001




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Artwork Community and Collaboration
                              Platform




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Users become   Contributors




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Even if they are not developers   !


Dienstag, 17. November 2009
Artwork community grew from
                                  2 to thousands




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No top-down moderation




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Power to the people!




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You decide what is good content
                                        (voting/comments)




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KDE-Apps.org launched in 2003




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2004 “Get Hot New Stuff”




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openDesktop.org in 2007




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Collaboration with other free software
                                  projects
                                GNOME / ...
interconnected




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Sharing:

                              • wallpapers
                              • icons
                              •...
Over 30 websites for free software
                                   projects

                              Focus on KDE...
Website:
             • KDE-Look.org
             • KDE-Apps.org
             • KDE-Files.org
             • Qt-Apps.org
 ...
60 million
                              page impressions per month




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over   100 000 registered users




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5 TB   Traffic




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PRESENT
                              the state of KDE today




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Feature equality with Windows and OS X

                                       (more or less)




Dienstag, 17. November 2...
KDE is:

                              •free
                              •fast
                              •secure
   ...
with much   less developers and resources




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how is this possible   ?




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• big friendly worldwide family of developers and users
  • working in our spare time
  • friends
  • passion for KDE
  • ...
But ..




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less than   1% market share




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Why ?




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How can we get   10% ?

                                    or   20%

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a real reason to switch !




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focus on our strong points




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deliver what microsoft or apple   can´t
                      deliver




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Windows should appear incomplete
                     compared with KDE




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What could this be   ?




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our   Community




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Community               to the   Desktop !




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FUTURE
                              My vision of the future of KDE




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The Social Desktop




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Welcome     new users into the family




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Examples:




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Default KDE 4.1 Desktop




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Where is our Community   ?




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Showing other KDE users near me




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Dienstag, 17. November 2009
How to meet the Community   ?




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Showing interesting KDE events near me




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Who are the developers   ?




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Show pictures of the developers
                                Become friend of a developer
                             ...
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How can the community help me with my work ?




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Show other KDE users who worked on a similar
                                document




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Privacy Control   !




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How can the community help me with hardware
                              problems?




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Show other KDE users with similar hardware near
                                 me




Dienstag, 17. November 2009
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How can the community help me with software
                               problems?




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Show a knowledge base directly in the application




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How can we achieve this   ?




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Standard   API




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Proposing the

                          “Open Collaboration Services”




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Important points are:
              • Privacy settings
              • No lock-in to a specific service provider or website...
www.open-collaboration-services.org

                                  www.freedesktop.org/specs/
                        ...
Open Collaboration Services
                                         draft 1
                         Modules:

          ...
openDesktop.org websites support
                                        draft 1

                              Hope other...
How you can help:

             • Discuss the Social Desktop / Draft 1
             • Write Plasmoids
             • Akona...
BOF Session




Dienstag, 17. November 2009
Question ?




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Thank you
                                  Frank Karlitschek
                                karlitschek@kde.org
        ...
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The Social Desktop - Keynote Akademy 2008

  1. 1. KDE Community Websites Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  2. 2. What can online communities do for the free desktop ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  3. 3. Topics • The PAST of the KDE community websites • The PRESENT of KDE today • The FUTURE: My vision for KDE • Questions Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  4. 4. PAST the KDE community websites Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  5. 5. history ... Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  6. 6. KDE User since 1998 Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  7. 7. KDE-Look.org in 2001 Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  8. 8. Artwork Community and Collaboration Platform Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  9. 9. Users become Contributors Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  10. 10. Even if they are not developers ! Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  11. 11. Artwork community grew from 2 to thousands Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  12. 12. No top-down moderation Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  13. 13. Power to the people! Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  14. 14. You decide what is good content (voting/comments) Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  15. 15. KDE-Apps.org launched in 2003 Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  16. 16. 2004 “Get Hot New Stuff” Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  17. 17. openDesktop.org in 2007 Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  18. 18. Collaboration with other free software projects GNOME / Xfce / .... Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  19. 19. interconnected Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  20. 20. Sharing: • wallpapers • icons • sounds • fonts • Mouse Themes • other • User Login Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  21. 21. Over 30 websites for free software projects Focus on KDE websites Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  22. 22. Website: • KDE-Look.org • KDE-Apps.org • KDE-Files.org • Qt-Apps.org • CLI-Apps.org • GTK-Apps.org • GNOME-Look.org • Java-Apps.org • Compiz-Themes.org • Debian, openSUSE, Ubuntu, Kubuntu and Gentoo - Linux • openTemplate.org • GIMPStuff.org • InkscapeStuff.org • BlenderStuff.org • ScribusStuff.org • more Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  23. 23. 60 million page impressions per month Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  24. 24. over 100 000 registered users Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  25. 25. 5 TB Traffic Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  26. 26. PRESENT the state of KDE today Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  27. 27. Feature equality with Windows and OS X (more or less) Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  28. 28. KDE is: •free •fast •secure •feature rich •easy to use •customizable •beautiful Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  29. 29. with much less developers and resources Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  30. 30. how is this possible ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  31. 31. • big friendly worldwide family of developers and users • working in our spare time • friends • passion for KDE • helping others in LUGs and on the internet • Spending our Vacation at Akademy • work for fun not for money • Community Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  32. 32. But .. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  33. 33. less than 1% market share Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  34. 34. Why ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  35. 35. How can we get 10% ? or 20% Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  36. 36. a real reason to switch ! Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  37. 37. focus on our strong points Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  38. 38. deliver what microsoft or apple can´t deliver Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  39. 39. Windows should appear incomplete compared with KDE Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  40. 40. What could this be ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  41. 41. our Community Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  42. 42. Community to the Desktop ! Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  43. 43. FUTURE My vision of the future of KDE Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  44. 44. The Social Desktop Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  45. 45. Welcome new users into the family Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  46. 46. Examples: Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  47. 47. Default KDE 4.1 Desktop Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  48. 48. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  49. 49. Where is our Community ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  50. 50. Showing other KDE users near me Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  51. 51. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  52. 52. How to meet the Community ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  53. 53. Showing interesting KDE events near me Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  54. 54. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  55. 55. Who are the developers ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  56. 56. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  57. 57. Show pictures of the developers Become friend of a developer Become a fan of an application Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  58. 58. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  59. 59. How can the community help me with my work ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  60. 60. Show other KDE users who worked on a similar document Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  61. 61. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  62. 62. Privacy Control ! Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  63. 63. How can the community help me with hardware problems? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  64. 64. Show other KDE users with similar hardware near me Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  65. 65. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  66. 66. How can the community help me with software problems? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  67. 67. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  68. 68. Show a knowledge base directly in the application Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  69. 69. Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  70. 70. How can we achieve this ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  71. 71. Standard API Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  72. 72. Proposing the “Open Collaboration Services” Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  73. 73. Important points are: • Privacy settings • No lock-in to a specific service provider or website • Scalability • Easy to use Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  74. 74. www.open-collaboration-services.org www.freedesktop.org/specs/ opencollaborationservies first draft today Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  75. 75. Open Collaboration Services draft 1 Modules: •USER (Search, Friends) •USERACTIVITIES •MESSAGES •CONTENT (Content Downloading) •KNOWLEDGE Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  76. 76. openDesktop.org websites support draft 1 Hope other website join soon Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  77. 77. How you can help: • Discuss the Social Desktop / Draft 1 • Write Plasmoids • Akonadi Integration • Decibel Integration • App Integration Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  78. 78. BOF Session Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  79. 79. Question ? Dienstag, 17. November 2009
  80. 80. Thank you Frank Karlitschek karlitschek@kde.org blog.karlitschek.de twitter.com/fkarlitschek Dienstag, 17. November 2009

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