Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

People Behind KDE: Volker Krause

Filed under
KDE

For the next interview in the fortnightly People Behind KDE series we travel over to Germany to talk to the key to your personal information storage, a highly dedicated KDE-PIM developer (though hide any small animals when visiting his apartment!) - tonight's star of People Behind KDE is Volker Krause.

A SHORT INTRO

Age: 26
Located in: Aachen, Germany
Occupation: Student of Computer Science at RWTH Aachen
Software Developer at Klarälvdalens Datakonsult AB (KDAB)
Nickname on IRC: vkrause
Claim to Fame: Akonadi, KNode and various other stuff in KDE-PIM
Fav. KDE applications: Kontact, the KatePart, minicli
Hardware: Athlon 64 X2 4200+ workstation and a Thinkpad R52 Pentium M 2GHz

THE INTERVIEW

In what ways do you make a contribution to KDE?

In my spare time I'm currently working on Akonadi, the next-generation PIM data management framework. I also maintain KNode, KDE's news reader and try to keep an eye on KMime, KDE's MIME handling library.

At work I'm adding various features to Kontact, with KMail being the most prominent victim.

Full Story.

More in Tux Machines

Type Title Author Replies Last Postsort icon
Story Linux Graphics Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 5:58pm
Story Status of Embedded Linux: Tim Bird Warns of Slow Progress on Linux Shrinkage Rianne Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 5:22pm
Story Open spec SBC dual boots Android and Ubuntu on hexa-core RK3399 Rianne Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 5:21pm
Story Leftovers: Software Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 11:47am
Story today's howtos Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 11:46am
Story Security News Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 11:45am
Story Red Hat News Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 11:44am
Story 7 cool little open source projects that stood out in 2016 Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 10:02am
Story RaspArch, the Arch Linux Remix for Raspberry Pi 3 SBCs, Now Shipping with Yaourt Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 9:40am
Story Gentoo-Based Porteus Kiosk 4.2 Released with Linux Kernel 4.4.36, Firefox 45.5.1 Roy Schestowitz 06/12/2016 - 9:38am