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KDE software is hosted on infrastructure managed by the KDE Sysadmins. If needed, a ticket can be opened on (or

Identity Accounts

Every accounts in the KDE infrastructure are synchronized in a same system. It is called KDE Identity.

Version Control

The KDE projects are mostly using Git. The repositories can be browsed on our QuickGit and managed on KDE Projects.
Find our guidelines and informations about the Github mirror.
Some projects such as i18n (to localize the programs) or some websites still use SVN. The repository can be browsed on Some guidelines could be found here.
Commit access
Find out how to get commit access.

Content distribution

In order to distribute and spread the software and other data produced by the community, KDE uses mainly two distribution networks.

Code quality

Before pushing code to the repositories, the community has to review it.

The current used system is Review Board. However projects are heavily encouraged to move to the new system: Phabricator.
Project Management
Projects are now managed with Phabricator.
Continuous Building - Jenkins
To ensure high-quality, KDE software operates a continuous integration system, namely Jenkins.
English Breakfast Network - Static Analysis

Community communication

KDE Developers are encouraged to blog about their actions. More information about blogging here.
KDE provides email aliases in and
Communication channels
Several communication channels are maintained by KDE:
- Mailing Lists
- Jabber


API documentation, where the kapidox documention can be found.
Techbase, where the public libraries and scripting utilities are documented to be reused by external developers


Project Metadata

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