Tag Archives: Mer

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, 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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Preview: Q To-Do on Sailfish

Q To-Do is my to-do list application. In this post I show some screenshots of the current state of Q To-Do on Sailfish OS. Porting an existing QML application to Sailfish is actually very straight forward. Very much of the … 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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Plasma Active – Archos G9 armv7hl Rootfs Tarballs

In a previous post I briefly wrote about the current progress on getting an armv7hl build of Plasma Active on Archos G9 working. In the meantime I even (somehow) got the time to build and upload up-to-date rootfs tarballs for … 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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