Monthly Archives: January 2016

Qt 5.5.1 has landed in FreeBSD

The Qt5 (meta-)port and all its dependent ports have been updated to Qt 5.5.1 in FreeBSD. Special thanks to Yuri Victorovich, who did an independent Qt 5.5.1 port and whose work has been gratefully incorporated into this update. Thanks also … Continue reading

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Nethack 3.6 has landed

A little over a month ago I wrote about Nethack 3.6 being released. I haven’t ascended in it yet — Kerbal Space Program has been occupying spare cycles instead. But after a bit of massaging and extra goes-around because of … Continue reading

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Goin’ to FOSDEM

Today I built quasselcore for FreeBSD on armv6 — well, I say today but it took about 20 hours of cross-compiling to get all the bits, then another 10 minutes to repackage because all I wanted was the core, to … Continue reading

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Plasma 5.5.3, Applications 15.12.1 and Frameworks 5.18.0 by KDE on FreeBSD

Thanks to the Chakra announcement, I could copy-and-paste the title of this blog post. Thanks, folks. The latest round of software releases by the KDE Community — Frameworks, Plasma, and Applications — can be found the KDE-on-FreeBSD community’s area51 repository. … Continue reading

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Zanshin 0.3 on FreeBSD

When Zanshin 0.3 was released, it took just an hour or so to update the FreeBSD port for it. Since then, the real K-F folks Tobias and Rafael have put some polish on the port, made it compatible with FreeBSD … Continue reading

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