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What does the K stand for?
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Ketamine

Nothing else can explain how buggy that stuff is
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>>52475002
K is silent
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>>52475002
Krappy
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>>52475002
Kek obviously
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>>52475002
Kool
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>>52475002
Kappa
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Kikes
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k0rn
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>>52475002
Klan
the core KDE dev team are klansmen
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It used to mean "Kool" for kool desktop environment.

Here's the announcement about it from way back in 1996 before most of /g/ was even born.

https://groups.google.com/forum/#!msg/de.comp.os.linux.misc/SDbiV3Iat_s/zv_D_2ctS8sJ
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>>52475002

KDE.
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>>52475289
>everyone in that thread telling him to embrace CDE instead
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>>52475289
Joke's on you I was 3 months
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>>52475002
Killyourself
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>>52475289
>It used to

Why did they change it?
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>>52475289
>>52475540
What did they change it to?
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It's actually Kool, as fucking gay as that sounds.
I think these days it just means K though
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>>52475540
Because spelling words incorrect is *so* 90's
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>>52475540
>>52475555
It doesn't mean anything now it's just "K desktop environment"
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>>52475617
>>52475587
>>52475586
What a bunch of kucks
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>>52475002
Kunt
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>>5247507
Kek
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>>52475002
Krippled or Krazy or Kunt
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>>52475002
KDE as in KDE Desktop Enviroment
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kuntukticktu

its some african shit
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>>52475883
It probably means "I can't use CDE"
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>>52475925
CDE was not free though.
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>>52476000
KDE was built on an (at the time) non-free and non-open source framework
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it means you can over clock it
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>>52476129
yes but it was gratis and open source and a big reason Qt is free today.
We didn't have anything good back then that fit that description
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>>52475277
10/10
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>>52475002
Kock
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>>52475002
Kool Desktop Environment
Seriously
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Kubuntu Desktop Environment
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>>52477638
>KDE
>Kubuntu Desktop Environment
>KDE Ubuntu Desktop Environment
>Kubuntu Desktop Environment Ubuntu Desktop Environment
>KDE Ubuntu Desktop Environment Ubuntu Desktop Environment
>Kubuntu Desktop Environment Ubuntu Desktop Environment Ubuntu Desktop Environment
>...

Is this what people call recursivity?
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>>52475289

>The second post in that thread

It's almost like /g/ before /g/ happened
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