Gran Canaria Desktop Summit Opens

Article Source KDE.News
July 6, 2009, 9:24 am

Today the Gran Canaria Desktop Summit has started, bringing KDE and Gnome developers together in the biggest conference of its type. It is situated on the beautiful Atlantic island of Gran Canaria and housed in the spectacular Alfredo Kraus Auditorium which dominates the skyline of Las Palmas, capital of Gran Canaria. The conference was opened by a series of talks from various people in the Canaries local government and the organisation. After that the keynotes started with star speakers and impressive announcements including an Open PC developed by the community and Maemo switching to Qt. Read on for an impression of the GCDS!

Yesterday (Friday) from 16:00 onwards registration for the GCDS opened. Hundreds of community members entered the foyer, received their badge and the sponsored items. Everyone now has a big green Qt towel, a Google sports drink bottle and a Nokia mini SD card reader. Importantly we received coupons for morning coffee and free ice cream sponsored by Intel…

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