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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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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 for Archos G9 armv7hl

I had this lurking on my local disk and in my repositories on cobs @ meego.com far too long. Up to now, Plasma Active for Archos G9 had only been available as armv7l (soft float). Some time ago I was … 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. 😀 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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Update: Nexus 7 & PlasmaActive vs. 3G

Just a small update to (partly) answer my own question: apparently, the 3G modem in the Nexus 7 can be accessed via the cdc_acm Linux kernel driver. Great thanks to whoever activated that option in our hardware-adaptation kernel (I suspect … Continue reading

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New Rootfs Tarball of Plasma Active for Nexus 7

A new rootfs tarball of Plasma Active for Nexus 7 is available: http://download.kde.org/unstable/active/3.0/images/nexus7/plasma-active-nexus7-testing-mer-latest-2013-01-07.tar.bz2.mirrorlist In this snapshot sound and hardware-accelerated video playback (at least for mp4 videos) should work out of the box. Note that you might need to un-mute the … Continue reading

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Plasma Active for Nexus 7: Running the touch-optimized Plasma Active Linux Distribution on Nexus 7

We are very happy to announce the first testing release of Plasma Active for Nexus 7. Plasma Active, in a nutshell, is a Linux distribution (based on Mer as a core) that is specifically optimized for tablet computers. Tuomas Kulve … Continue reading

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