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Transport data easily to mobile phones

I guess we all have the challenge of how to easily get a link or a phone number or some other strings of data from the computer to the mobile phone. With the help of mobile barcodes and klipper, this

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debconf kde frontend

I wrote another blog post a while back talking about Debconf kde frontend. I spend some days at akademy looking at it, and then refined it a bit when I got home. Results: perlqt is in unstable and soon in

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The Debian-KDE specific things II

I wrote a bit ago a blog post about what debian kde is missing of distribution specific things Some of the more important things includes: A Qt based debian installer Tools to manage 3rd party modules and firmware and such

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The Debian-KDE specific things ?

So. I was wondering, which nice distro specific tools do exist in debian/gnome or in $other/kde that debian/kde is missing? We have kalternatives for managing alternatives, we have a update notifier frontend in progress and after google summer of code,

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Debian Qt/KDE Maintainers bugs

A while ago, something happened to the bugs reported against KDE in debian. It is best illustrated like this: I’ve chosen to name it Eckhart slope. Thanks. For full graphs, see

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A Qt frontend to aptitude as a GSoC project?

I’m currently trying to convince (and hopefully succeeding) Daniel Burrows to co-mentor a Qt frontend for aptitude. But for that a student is needed. for first draft of project. for information about GSoC and debian and #debian-soc on

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for my irc fans

-!- You’re now known as svuorela

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Toying with maemo and rotating apps

I have been playing a bit around with Maemo and writing Qt apps for n900. I ended up needing a rotation aware QMainWindow a couple of times, so I ended up abstracting it away in my own MaemoMainWindow, which I

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Subclassing QMutex considered harmful

If you are using QMutex, you are probably writing threaded applications, and thus want to use helgrind (part of valgrind). helgrind has some support for threading and mutexes in Qt, but not fully. If you try to run a app

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Matthew Rosewarne

Over the last months, I have been asking people in KDE irc channels and in Debian KDE channels wether they have heard from Matthew Rosewarne, on irc known as Mukidohime. No one had. Very recently, I uploaded one of his

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