Tag Archives: Google Nexus 7

Plasma Active 4: New Rootfs Tarballs for ArchosG9 and Nexus7

It has been quite a while since I uploaded the last rootfs tarballs of Plasma Active 4 for ArchosG9 and Nexus7. Now, I just used the holidays to generate and upload new ones. In the meantime, the unpleasant bug with … Continue reading

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Plasma Active 4 for Nexus 7 (2012) and Archos G9

Some days ago, Plasma Active 4 was officially announced. Great thanks to all the people who worked so hard on this release. :) Today, I could squeeze in some time to create PA 4 rootfs tarballs for Nexus 7 (the … Continue reading

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Zotero on Nexus7 in Plasma Active

Zotero, in a nutshell, is a pretty sophisticated literature management tool. It lets you, “… collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources.” In this post I briefly present how I got Zotero running on the Nexus7 tablet in Plasma … Continue reading

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Nexus 7, Linux, Accelerometer, sensorfw

This is just a brief wrap up about a patch I just submitted: in a nutshell, this patch enables the practical use of the acceleration sensor on Nexus 7 in Linux. Thanks a lot to Glueckself who posted a first … Continue reading

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Plasma Active: Current Devel Snapshots for ArchosG9 and Nexus7

This is just a very quick announcement that new rootfs tarballs of the current development branch of Plasma Active are available for ArchosG9 and Nexus7. These snapshots are not made based on Mer latest but on an older version. Additionally, … Continue reading

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Jabber/XMPP with latest Plasma Active on Nexus 7

With the latest Plasma Active rootfs tarball for Nexus 7 there is also working Jabber/XMPP. I didn’t notice this at first as the system time was set two years in the past and due to this the certificate for 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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Video: Plasma Active on Nexus 7

I just uploaded a video that shows the current state of Plasma Active on Nexus 7. In this video different things are shown: The Plasma Active GUI Hardware-accelerated Video Playback (1080p) Emumaster (an emulator for gaming consoles like SNES etc.) … Continue reading

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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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