Monthly Archives: October 2010

Sun Ray restored

It’s been ages since I wrote (or complained) about Sun Ray Server Software (SRSS) on OpenSolaris in combination with KDE4. That was because I wasn’t using it and my Sun Ray terminal sat idle. But a bit of house-rearranging has … Continue reading

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KDEPIM 4.4.7 available in OpenSolaris

Since Allen pointed out that the KDE PIM team had released another 4.4 version, we’ve bumped the KDEPIM version available for OpenSolaris through our KDE 4.5 series specfile repository. PIM hasn’t done a 4.5 release as such, concentrating on 4.6 … Continue reading

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Lazyweb, Ethiopian

Dear Lazyweb, My brother lives in Addis Ababa. This means I sometimes get cool stuff (like coffee straight from the highlands) and sometimes rather incomprehensible parcels in the mail. In this case, I have a sachet of "Raw Tikur Azmude" … Continue reading

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A little bit Elfish

Q: how many different STL implementations are there available on OpenSolaris? A: at least five by my count: Cstd, stlport4, stlport5, stdcxx4 (either as package from Oracle or from our KDE4-Solaris packages) and g++. Q: can you mix and match … Continue reading

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0 is ambiguous

Since Qt 4.7, the QString class has gained a constructor. It used to have QString(const char *), QString(const QChar *, int) and a bunch of others. Now it has QString(const QChar *) as well. This constructor works with 0-terminated QChar … Continue reading

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Link Dump / N900

Lots of links and interesting tidbits come my way. Most are KDE related, sometimes computer science. I thought I’d clear up my backlog of items for once. Kunal Deo pointed me to an article on cross-desktop development, UPnP got a … Continue reading

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Coming out for Pink

Thanks to lots of comments on my previous blog post about color schemes, I’ve made things Moar Pink. If you’re not yet ready to destroy that color, here’s the start of the (pink) art. Icons have been pinkified — where … Continue reading

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It’s Colorized

Alas, Frederik’s master plan has not seen a whole lot of progress. I wanted to go down that path a little as well — that has everything to do with sitting next to Lydia for a day of not-always-exciting meetings. … Continue reading

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4.5.2 on OSOL and OI for real

I recently mentioned that Plasma Desktop and KDE applications 4.5.2 was building. It’s done now and the repository has been put up on solaris.bionicmutton.org. This uses a Linux port of pkg.depotd, rather crudely hacked together by myself. That should ease … Continue reading

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Plasma Desktop and KDE Applications 4.5.2 on OpenSolaris

Now that the october updates for all the software shipped by the KDE community — that is, Plasma Desktop and the applications — has been released, it’s time to bump versions, etc. and kick off a bunch of builds. This … Continue reading

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