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QZeeControl 2: Zeemote JS1 Bluetooth Protocol Implementation in Qt5

The Zeemote JS1 is a small bluetooth joystick remote control. In the past, I already created some apps that allow the usage of the Zeemote JS1, like QZeeControl (for Harmattan/MeeGo on the N9 and N950) and Zeecontrol (for Fremantle on … Continue reading

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Pebble Protocol Implementation in QML and SkippingStones UI for #SailfishOS

This is somewhat an announcement as well as a call for participation. Some time ago, I treated myself to a Pebble smart watch. As my primary phone is a Jolla smart phone, apparently, the next “logical” step was to get … Continue reading

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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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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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Zotero on Nexus7 in Plasma Active, Updated

I put a little more work into running Zotero on Plasma Active tablets. First of all, it is now possible to install Zotero via zypper. You can get Zotero from my xulrunner branch repository on Mer OBS. Furthermore, it now … 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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