On desktop environments – part 1: the journey

Disclaimer: This blog post contains a lot of flame starter material. Please note that this is all just my personal opinion at the time of writing and it may well conflict with yours. Please have your fire extinguishers ready to cool yourselves down and prevent the flames from advancing to the comment section of this […]

Video calls in KDE-Telepathy

Well, I think I owed you this onešŸ˜‰ Remember back in 2009 when I was working on KCallĀ as part of the GSoC program? Well, it may have taken 2.5 years more, but I’m now pleased to announce that it’s finally in a ready-to-use state \o/ Don’t expect it to be perfect, of course. It still […]

Telepathy-KDE technical preview released / See you at the BDS

So, last week we released the first version (technical preview) of Telepathy-KDE along with KDE SC 4.7. The release is separated from the KDE SC (it’s just a technical preview and hasn’t gone through kdereview yet), it just happened to be released at the same time. I would like to thank everyone in the team […]

What is Telepathy-KDE

There seems to be a lot of confusion about what the Telepathy-KDE project is and what it has to do with Kopete. I’ll try and explain in this blog post everything, so that it is clear to everyone. First of all, Telepathy is a framework for writing applications that can use real-time communication and collaboration […]

Telepathy KDE Sprint

This weekend I participated in the Telepathy-KDE sprint at Collabora‘s offices in Cambridge. We gathered here to settle things down, make some design decisions, make future plans and start hacking on them. In overall, I think this was quite successful. We now all have a clear plan of what to do and what to aim […]

Multimedia sprint

Today is an exciting day. I’m currently at the Athens airport, waiting for my next flight to Munich and then to Geneva, with final destination being Randa, Switzerland, where the kde multimedia & edu sprint will take place the following days. I hope everything is going to be fine. I can’t wait to meet all […]

Introducing cmake_install

Merry Christmas everyone, Holidays have come and I’ve finally got some time to get back to KDE for as long as the holidays last. Today I started from updating my KDE-trunk installation and while building, I remembered about this handy cmake_install utility that I wrote a few months ago but never shared it with anybody, […]