Category Archives: Snippets

Note to self: Compile kdepim with Mobile UI

Some month ago, I got a Samsung Slate 7 Tablet PC on which I am using Fedora as my main OS. The only thing that bothered me a little was that the built-in e-mail client cannot be comfortably used via … Continue reading

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Automatically clone all repositories defined in conf/gitolite.conf

In this post, I post a simple, hackish script to clone all repositories defined in a gitolite config file. There may be various reasons why one should want to clone a bunch of repositories at a time, e.g., in case … Continue reading

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KDE Lock Screen vs. Touch Input

With respect to touch input, most parts of KDE can be handled very easily. However, one, imho, very important aspect, simply lacks all touch UI support: the lock screen (and also the login screen), right now, do not support touch … Continue reading

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Note to self: Resize animated PNG (APNG)

Interestingly, animated PNG (APNG) files seem to be so scarce that neither Gimp nor ImageMagick support this format. In fact, it took me quite a bit of searching until I found a way to scale an animated PNG preserving the … Continue reading

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New Rootfs Tarball of Plasma Active for Nexus 7

I uploaded a new rootfs tarball of Plasma Active for Nexus 7. You can get it from here: http://files.kde.org/plasma/active/3.0/images/nexus7/ The latest version is “plasma-active-nexus7-testing-mer-latest-2013-03-12.tar.gz“. There you can also get the according .ks files. Some changes are: Integrated nemo-compatibility (You can … Continue reading

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Note to Self: Debugging Telepathy

Just a short note to myself: I found the following snippets useful when debugging telepathy.

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Plasma Active on Nexus 7 with Bluetooth

I just succeeded in getting Bluetooth working on Nexus 7 with Plasma Active. In order to get Bluetooth running you need the latest kernel from the hardware adaptation repository and install the new “nexus7-fw-installer” package, which can also be found … Continue reading

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Suspend/Resume in Plasma Active on Nexus 7 3G with WWAN

In a previous post I wrote about using WWAN (UMTS/3G) in Plasma Active on Nexus 7. What I forgot to mention there was that there may be problems with suspend/resume when using UMTS. In order to circumvent these issues I … Continue reading

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Plasma Active on Nexus 7 with 3G/UMTS

Finally, success in getting 3G in Plasma Active on Nexus 7 to work. :D I uploaded a patched version of ModemManager to the Nexus 7 hardware-adaptation repository. So far, it seems to work pretty reliable. Please note that I disabled … Continue reading

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Clojure Guide and Presentation

Some time ago I started to write a simple guide about the Clojure programming language. In the meantime I also added an introductory presentation. Finally, I also had the time to push everything to github: https://github.com/ruedigergad/clojure-by-example For those who didn’t … Continue reading

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