KDE được thông báo ra mắt
Năm 1996, Matthias Ettrich thông báo việc chế tạo Môi trường Bàn làm việc Chất (Kool Desktop Environment - KDE), một giao diện đồ hoạ cho các hệ thống Unix, xây bằng Qt và C++ và thiết kế cho người dùng cuối. Cái tên “KDE” là một cách chơi chữ với môi trường đồ hoạ CDE, có sở hữu độc quyền vào lúc đó. Đọc thông báo nguyên gốc của Dự án KDE.
Hội thảo KDE Một
Năm 1997, khoảng 15 nhà phát triển KDE gặp mặt ở Arnsberg, Đức, để thực hiện dự án và thảo luận về tương lai của nó. Sự kiện này về sau được biết đến là KDE Một.
KDE Beta 1
Phiên bản beta 1 của KDE được phát hành đúng 12 tháng sau thông báo ra mắt dự án. Nội dung văn bản phát hành nhấn mạnh rằng KDE không phải là một trình quản lí cửa sổ, mà là một môi trường tích hợp mà trình quản lí cửa sổ chỉ là một phần trong đó.
KDE e.V. được thành lập
Năm 1997, KDE e.V., tổ chức phi lợi nhuận đại diện cho cộng đồng KDE về mặt tài chính và pháp lí, được thành lập ở Tübingen, Đức.
Tổ chức Qt Tự do của KDE được thành lập
Tháng Tư năm 1999, một chú rồng được ra mắt với vai trò là trợ lí của Trung tâm Trợ giúp KDE. Nó gây được rất nhiều thiện cảm và đã thay thế linh vật trước đó của dự án, Kandalf, từ phiên bản 3.x trở đi. Xem ảnh chụp màn hình KDE 2 hiển thị Konqi và Kandalf.
Hội thảo KDE Hai
Tháng Mười năm 1999, hội nghị lần thứ hai của các nhà phát triển KDE diễn ra ở Erlangen, Đức. Xem bản báo cáo về Hội thảo KDE Hai.
Bàn làm việc KDE
Từ phiên bản beta 1 của KDE 2 đã có thể nhận thấy một sự thay đổi về cách gọi tên dự án. Các bản phát hành từng nhắc đến dự án với tên gọi “Môi trường Bàn làm việc K”, nay bắt đầu gọi nó ngắn gọn là “Bàn làm việc KDE”.
Hội thảo KDE Ba Beta
Tháng Bảy năm 2000, hội nghị lần thứ ba (beta) của các nhà phát triển KDE diễn ra ở Trysil, Na Uy. Xem hội nghị đó đã thực hiện những việc gì.
Dự án KDE
Từ thông báo phát hành của phiên bản 2.1.2, đã có thêm một thay đổi trong cách gọi tên. Các thông báo bắt đầu gọi KDE là “Dự án KDE”.
Hội nghị KDE Ba
In March 2002, about 25 developers gathered for the third KDE meeting in Nuremberg, Germany. KDE 3 was about to be released and the KDE 2 code needed to be migrated to the new library Qt 3.
Hội nghị KDE e.V.
In August 2002, there was a meeting of board members of the KDE e.V. that was essential to establish how the organization works. At this meeting it was decided, among other things, that the brand “KDE” would be registered and that new members should be invited and supported by two active members of e.V..
In August 2003, about 100 contributors of KDE from various countries gathered in a castle in the Czech Republic. The event was called Kastle and was the forerunner of Akademy, the event that would become the international annual meeting of the community.
In August 2004, the first international meeting of the community took place. The event was held in Ludwigsburg, Germany, and launched a series of international events called “Akademy” which take place annually since then. The event got its name because it happened in the “Filmakademie” city film school. See the group photos of all Akademies.
Akademy-Es đầu tiên
Hội nghị Lõi KDE Bốn
In July 2006, the developers of the KDE core libraries gathered in Trysill, Norway, for the KDE Four Core meeting. The event was a kind of successor to the KDE Beta Three Conference and KDE Three Meeting and in it developers worked on the development of KDE 4 and stabilization of some core libraries to the project.
KDE 4 Alpha 1
Nền tảng phát triển KDE 4
In October 2007, KDE announced the release candidate of its development platform consisting of basic libraries and tools to develop KDE applications.
In 2008, the community announced the revolutionary KDE 4. In addition to the visual impact of the new default theme, Oxygen, and the new desktop interface, Plasma; KDE 4 also innovated by presenting the following applications: the PDF reader Okular, the Dolphin file manager, as well as KWin, supporting graphics effects. See KDE 4.0 Visual Guide.
Cộng đồng KDE
From the announcement of version 4.1 on there was already a tendency to refer to KDE as a “community” and not just as a “project”. This change was recognized and affirmed in the rebranding announcement of the following year.
Camp KDE đầu tiên
Gran Canaria Desktop Summit
1 triệu bản chuyển giao
The community reached the mark of 1 million of commits. From 500,000 in January 2006 and 750,000 in December 2007, only 19 months later, contributions reached the 1 million mark. The increase in these contributions coincides with the launch of innovative KDE 4.
Hội nghị Randa đầu tiên
Định lại nhãn hiệu
In November 2009, the community announced changes to its brand. The name “K Desktop Environment” had become ambiguous and obsolete and is replaced by “KDE”. The name “KDE” is no longer just referring to a desktop environment, but now represents both the community and the project umbrella supported by this community.
Tập hợp Phần mềm KDE
From version 4.3.4 on, KDE announcements began to refer to the whole suite of products as ‘KDE Software Compilation’ (KDE SC). Currently, this trend is abandoned.
In April 2010, the first meeting of Brazil KDE contributors took place. The event was held in Salvador, Bahia, and was the only Brazilian Akademy edition. From 2012 on, the event expanded to a meeting for all Latin American contributors.
Nhập Cuộc (Join the Game)
In June 2010, the KDE e.V. announced the supporting membership program “Join the Game”, which aims to encourage financial support to the community. By participating in the program you become a member of the KDE e.V., contributing to an annual amount and being able participate in the organization’s annual meetings.
KDE SC 4.5
In August 2010, the community announced version 4.5 of its products: Development Platform, Applications and Plasma Workspaces. Each of them began to have a separate release announcement. One of the highlights of this version was the Plasma interface for netbooks, announced in version 4.4.
Conf KDE India đầu tiên
In March 2011, the first conference of the KDE and Qt community in India took place in Bengaluru. Since then, the event has taken place annually.
Desktop Summit 2011
In August 2011, another joint conference of the KDE and Gnome communities took place in Berlin, Germany. Nearly 800 contributors from all over the world came together to share ideas and collaborate on various free software projects.
The community released the first version of its interface for mobile devices, Plasma Active. Later, it was superseded by Plasma Mobile.
LaKademy đầu tiên
In April 2012, the first meeting of the KDE contributors in Latin America, LaKademy, took place. The event was held in Porto Alegre, Brazil. The second edition took place in 2014 in São Paulo, and since then has been an annual event. So far, all editions were held in Brazil, where the highest number of contributors from the Latin American community is based.
Tuyên ngôn KDE
KDE Manifesto, a document that presents the benefits and obligations of a KDE project, was released. It also introduces the core values that guide the community: Open Governance, Free Software, Inclusivity, Innovation, Common Ownership, and End-User Focus.
Thay đổi chu kì phát hành
In September 2013, the community announced changes in the release cycle of its products. Each of them, Workspaces, Applications, and Platform, now have separate releases. The change was already a reflection of the restructuring of KDE technologies. This restructuring resulted in the next generation of community products, which would be released the following year.
Các kết cấu 5
The first stable version of Frameworks 5 (KF5), the successor of KDE Platform 4, was released. This new generation of the KDE libraries based on Qt 5 has made the KDE development platform more modular and facilitated cross-platform development.
Release of the first stable version of Plasma 5. This new generation of Plasma has a new theme, Breeze. Changes include a migration to a new, fully hardware-accelerated graphics stack centered around an OpenGL(ES) scenegraph. This version of Plasma uses as base the Qt 5 and Frameworks 5.
GCompris gia nhập KDE
Di động Plasma
The community announced Plasma Mobile, an interface for smartphones that uses Qt, Frameworks 5 and Plasma Shell technologies.
Plasma trên Wayland
The first live image of Plasma running on Wayland was made available for download. Since 2011, the community works in support of Wayland by KWin, the Compositor of Plasma, and the Window Manager.
Version 5.5 is announced with several new features: new icons added to the Breeze theme, support for OpenGL ES in KWin, progress to support Wayland, a new default font (Noto), a new design.
Akademy 2016 tham gia QtCon
Giao diện người dùng Kirigami
Kirigami is released, a set of QML components to develop applications based on Qt for mobile or desktop devices.
KDE giới thiệu Tầm nhìn cho tương lai
In early 2016, as a result of a survey and open discussions among community members, KDE has published a document outlining its vision for the future. This vision represents the values that its members consider most important: “A world in which everyone has control over their digital life and enjoys freedom and privacy.” The idea in defining this vision was to make clear what are the main motivations that drive the community.
KDE thông báo ra mắt Hội đồng Cố vấn
In order to formalize the cooperation among the community and the organizations that have been its allies, KDE e.V. announced the Advisory Board. Through the Advisory Board, organizations can provide feedback on community activities and decisions, to participate in regular meetings with KDE e.V., and to attend to Akademy and community sprints.
KDE kỉ niệm 20 năm
On October 14, 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. To celebrate its anniversary the community published a book written by its contributors. We also had parties been held in eight countries.
Slimbook KDE được thông báo ra mắt
In partnership with a Spanish laptop retailer the community announced the launch of the KDE Slimbook, a ultrabook that comes with the KDE Plasma and KDE Applications pre-installed. The laptop offers a pre-installed version of KDE Neon and can be purchased from the retailer’s website.
QtCon Brasil được thông báo ra mắt
Inspired by QtCon 2016, which took place in Berlin and brought together the KDE, VLC, Qt and FSFE communities, KDE community in Brazil hosted QtCon Brasil in 2017. The event was held in São Paulo and brought together Qt experts from Brazil and abroad in two days of talks and one day of training.
Hợp tác KDE và Purism
KDE and Purism have partnered to adapt Plasma Mobile to the smartphone Librem 5, manufactured by the American company. Librem 5 is a phone focused on preserving the privacy and security of user communication. The adaptation project is underway and soon we will have the first phone in the world fully controlled by the user and running Plasma Mobile.
Các mục tiêu đặt ra cho KDE
KDE sets its goals for the next four years. As part of an effort undertaken by its members since 2015, the community has defined three main objectives for the coming years: to improve the usability and productivity of its software, to ensure that its software helps to preserve the privacy of users and to facilitate the contribution and integration of new collaborators.