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Thinking about working on KDE 5 again (frameworks, plasma, applications)

During these final days of my relatively long Christmas holiday, I have started looking at the KDE 5 build scripts again. KDE 4 has seen its final release sometime ago, and Patrick shows no signs of updating the KDE in slackware-current, so in order to bring some fresh excitement to KDE users on Slackware, I am pondering […]

KDE galore

The KDE community now has multiple release tracks for their software. It used to be just the monthly incrementals to the KDE Software Compilation, but part of the transition to Qt5, QML and the new Frameworks, this monolithic release schedule has been abandoned. The Frameworks 5 (successor of kdelibs) and Plasma 5 release schedules are […]

KDE Frameworks 5 and Plasma Next

The KDE4 series is still actively developed (in August we will see the release of KDE SC 4.14) but the KDE developers have been working long and hard at the next generation desktop. I wrote some generic phrases in the past about KDE Frameworks 5 (the successor to the KDE Platform aka kdelibs) and Plasma Next […]

Last week’s harvest

I was a bit too busy and tired to write something on my blog during the past week, but now that it is weekend again, there is room for some updates. Flash Player Plugin There was yet another security update for Adobe’s Flashplayer Plugin. I updated my package to the latest version. Note that if […]

Upgrading the eeepc to 2.6.33

Last week I finally took the time to upgrade my Asus Eeepc 1000H to the latest Slackware-current. I had two issues after the upgrade, which were related to the new 2.6.33 kernel. My WPA-secured wireless connections would not last longer than a few seconds. After days of despair, I finally found out that the 2.6.33 […]