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Blue Angel Award Ceremony At EnviroInfo Conference: Okular Officially Receives Eco-Label, First Ever For Software Product

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 | Joseph P. De Veaugh-Geiss
Categories: Okular, Blauer Engel, Award Ceremony, EnviroInfo Conference, Sustainability
On Wednesday 28 September Okular celebrated becoming the first Blue Angel eco-certified software product together with the German Environment Agency (‘Umweltbundesamt’), the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld (‘Umwelt Campus Birkenfeld’), and the EnviroInfo conference researchers and attendees.

Measurement Lab Follow-Up: Sprint Achievements And To-dos

Monday, 25 July 2022 | Joseph P. De Veaugh-Geiss
Categories: Sprint, KDE Eco, Blauer Engel, Community Lab
On Saturday 16 July 2022 KDE Eco held the second in-person Sprint for the community measurement lab. This is what we achieved… and what we still have to do! [Updated on Friday, 2 September 2022 after second follow-up Sprint.]

Energy Consumption Lab Is Ready For FOSS Community! Dispatch From The Sprint

Monday, 30 May 2022 | Joseph P. De Veaugh-Geiss
Categories: Sprint, KDE Eco, Blauer Engel, Community Lab
On Saturday 21 May 2022 KDE Eco held the first of several in-person Sprints for the community lab to measure the energy consumption of Free Software.

GCompris 2.4 Release: Improved Data Efficiency Conserves Network Bandwidth, Saves Energy

Wednesday, 13 April 2022 | Johnny Jazeix
Categories: GCompris, Data Efficiency, Bandwidth Conservation
A simple change both improved image quality and greatly reduced the size of the app!

First Ever Eco-Certified Computer Program: KDE's Popular PDF Reader Okular

Wednesday, 16 March 2022 | Joseph P. De Veaugh-Geiss
Categories: Okular, Blauer Engel, Global Ecolabelling Network, Sustainability
Press release to announce Okular receiving the Blue Angel eco-label.

Celebrate Energy Conservation Day With KDE Eco

Saturday, 5 March 2022 | Joseph P. De Veaugh-Geiss
Categories: Energy Conservation, Free Software, Sustainability
March 5th is Energy Conservation Day. Celebrate with Free Software and KDE Eco!

Season of KDE 2022 With KDE Eco

Thursday, 3 March 2022 | Karanjot Singh
Categories: SOK22, Standard Usage Scenarios, Automation Tools, Blauer Engel
My experience testing automation tools and preparing usage scenarios as a Season of KDE student with KDE Eco.

KDE Eco 2021 Sprint: Details On The Community Planning For KDE's Ecological Project

Monday, 7 February 2022 | Joseph P. De Veaugh-Geiss
Categories: Sprint 2021, KDE Eco, Blauer Engel, Community Lab
Follow-up to the KDE Eco Sprint announcement posted on The Dot.

Resource-Efficient Software & Blauer Engel Eco-Certification

Tuesday, 25 January 2022 | Joseph P. De Veaugh-Geiss
Categories: Free Software, Energy Efficiency, Hardware Operating Life, Blauer Engel
Software efficiency is resource efficiency!