Month: August 2016

KDevelop, Muon, Plasma 5.7.4

To celebrate the release of KDevelop 5 we’ve added KDevelop 5 to KDE neon User Edition.  Git Stable and Git Unstable builds are also in the relevant Developer Editions. But wait.. that’s not all.. the package manager Muon seem to have a new maintainer so to celebrate we added builds in User Edition and Git […]

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Plasma Release Schedule Updated

I’ve made some changes to the Plasma 5.8 release schedule.  We had a request from our friends at openSUSE to bring the release sooner by a couple of weeks so they could sneak it into their release and everyone could enjoy the LTS goodness.  As openSUSE are long term supporters and contributors to KDE as […]

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Space Left at the (Non)Party Flat at Akademy/QtCon

Akademy is this year at QtCon along with FSF-E, Qt, VLC and others. I booked a flat on AirBNB near to the Akademy location and there’s still a bed or two left available. Wed Aug 31 CHECK IN 2:00 PM Thu Sep 08 CHECK OUT 11:00 AM Cost: £360 each, about €420 each If you’d […]

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Neon News: Frameworks 5.25, Kontact in Dev Editions, Maui bases on Neon

Things move fast in the land of Neon light. Today KDE Frameworks 5.25 was added to Neon User edition.  KDE’s selection of Qt addon libraries gets released every month and this update comes with a bunch of fixes. Finally Kontact has built in Developer Editions, apologies to those who had a half installed build for […]

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Kirigami and QtWebEngine in KDE neon

A couple for the developers out there, the lovely new slidy and shiny mobile UI framework Kirigami just got released and packages are available in KDE neon. And Qt’s new web widget QtWebEngine with Chromium goodness now has packages in neon, will we see a KDE web browser appear again? by

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Kontact build dependencies

Adding KDE PIM to KDE neon I wondered if it really was as complex to build as it felt.  So I mapped them in Graphviz, and yep, it really is complex to build.  I’m quite amazed at the coders who work on this stuff, it’s an impressive beast. by

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Your New Monospace Font: Hack

A few cycles ago the VDG asked for the default Plasma font to be changed from Oxygen, a custom made but poorly maintained font for Plasma, to Noto.  Noto is a Google project which is intended to provide complete Unicode coverage.  It is based off Google’s Droid font for Latin and some other fonts for […]

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