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K Desktop Environment Adopts Mascot

May 24, 1999, 13:30 (3 Talkback[s])

New KDE Mascot Available on T-Shirts, Too

May 24, 1999 - The K Desktop Environment (KDE) Team ( recently celebrated the release of the official KDE mascot ( The KDE mascot, a gentle dragon named "Konqi", is very popular with KDE users.

At the same time, KDE announced that t-shirts featuring Konqi are available from MieTerra ( "The mascot design by two very talented volunteer artists is perfect for a t-shirt",

said Andreas Pour, President of MieTerra. "And KDE users can support KDE by purchasing a t-shirt, since we will contribute half of the profits to KDE."

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