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dot.KDE: Success Story: KDE for Science

Mar 07, 2005, 08:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Michael Renner)


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"How do 250 scientists spend their coffee break at a scientific conference? They use KDE! There was a scientific conference, the Tübinger Perception Conference 2005 (TWK) at the end of February. Many scientists from all over the world joined to take part in the symposia and the poster sessions. Because many scientists are addicted to their e-mail, the organizers installed an Internet Corner with 3 KDE Terminals.

"This setup was a little bit special, because one PC served 3 GeForce graphic adapters with 2 TFTs and 1 old SGI monitor, 3 keyboards and 3 mice attached. Under normal circumstances, you can only attach 1 monitor, 1 keyboard and one mouse to a computer. If you attach more than these, all keyboards and mice are combined into one...!"

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