I'm sure we all knew that KDE stood for the K Desktop Environment, but I also know none of us really knew why the "K" was significant. Just like the first "Q" in the Automated Teller Machine acronym "ATM", I thought it was chosen because it's a letter used less often.

Fortunately my primary desktop machine didn't understand my sarcasm or sense of humour and decided to let me know what it was all about:

KDE Tip of the Day

So FreeBSD actually played a part in their decision! Well okay it was Unix-like operating systems in general, but good nonetheless right?