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KDE’s Sustainable Software Goal

Software has a direct affect on energy and resource consumption. Since 2022, KDE has the goal of providing software which does this in a way that reduces software’s environmental impact for us and future generations.

FOSS Energy Efficiency Project (FEEP)

How can you measure software’s energy consumption? And does it make a difference? We are working to make free software more sustainable.

KDE Eco - Building Energy-Efficient Free Software

Software has a direct affect on energy and resource consumption. KDE has the goal of providing software which does this in a way that reduces software's environmental impact.

Let’s make energy efficient software and digital sustainability part of our community. We can live up to our responsibility for this and future generations!

KDE Eco Handbook

The handbook "Applying The Blue Angel Criteria To Free Software" gives an overview of the environmental harm driven by software and how the Blue Angel ecolabel — the official environmental label of the German government — provides a benchmark for sustainable software design. Learn how Free Software's values of transparency and user autonomy foster sustainability, as well as how to set up a dedicated lab to measure your software's energy consumption!   さらに読む

Plots of real time measurements using KDE’s LabPlot.
Okular Awarded Blue Angel Ecolabel

Okular Awarded Blue Angel Ecolabel

In 2022, KDE’s popular multi-platform PDF reader and universal document viewer Okular became the first ever eco-certified computer program!   Read More

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News from the blog

2024年5月29日 水曜日

Opt Green: KDE Eco's New Sustainable Software Project

KDE Eco has begun a new initiative "Opt Green: Sustainable Software For Sustainable Hardware". さらに読む
2024年4月12日 金曜日

Ensuring KEcoLab Stability: Introducing Dedicated CI-Test

KEcoLab, a tool for measuring software energy consumption, needs robust testing to ensure its functionality after every code change. This blog post presents the work I did in Season of KDE 2024 implementing dedicated test builds using Kate test scripts to achieve this goal. さらに読む
2024年4月11日 木曜日

How Selenium Helps Build Sustainable Software (And More)

Enhancing and promoting Selenium to achieve KDE's goals. さらに読む
2024年3月28日 木曜日

KEcoLab in SoK24: Incorporating Energy-Consumption Measurements In The CI/CD Pipeline

KEcoLab Sustainability has been one of three goals at KDE over the past 2 years. One aspect of this goal is to measure the energy consumption of KDE software. To do this, it is necessary to access the lab in KDAB, Berlin, which can now be done remotely using KEcoLab. さらに読む
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