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  • Find your way to Plasma Mobile

    Find your own way to help develop Plasma Mobile The Plasma Mobile project was started by the KDE community with the goal of becoming a free, user-friendly, privacy-enabling and customizable platform for mobile devices. We are always on the look out for more contributors to help push Plasma Mobile forward....

  • Wireless setting for Plasma Mobile

    Month after my proposed design (but in truth i am working on this for longer time), i am finally finished basic functionality for wireless section of mobile settings. Basics of UI is also almost done, even it’s need some polishing and good criticism of designers. Goals & fails Most functionality...

  • Proposed design for mobile network settings

    Design While thinking of design, i looked on biggest “competitors” on mobile OS market – Android and iOS. Mainly i am taking design ideas from Android, since i am thinking it has good proportion between usability and functionality, while i am studying/following KDE Human Interface Guidelines, https://community.kde.org/KDE_Visual_Design_Group/HIG and as recommended...

  • Introduction

    Hello, so here it is, my first blog post ever, so my first bigger project, contribution to open-source and Linux desktop ever. My name is Martin, currently student of Mendel University in Brno, Czech Republic, and i am developing new setting module for Plasma Mobile project https://www.plasma-mobile.org/,  module which should...

  • Plasma Mobile on open devices

    Plasma Mobile reference images are based on halium, which uses the propietary binary blobs to make use of phone hardware. This requires the libhybris which allows us to use bionic based binary blobs in the traditional libc based environment. Halium based devices also use very old vendor-provided kernel trees, these...

  • How do I test Plasma Mobile? (part 2)

    The first part of this series focused on testing Plasma Mobile on virtual machine and/or on a PC/laptop. In this second part we will focus on testing Plasma Mobile on actual mobile devices. Currently there are two possible ways of testing Plasma Mobile on an actual mobile device, Using postmarketOS...

  • How do I test Plasma Mobile? (part 1)

    Last week we asked the Free Software community what they wanted to do to help us move forward with Plasma Mobile. These were the results from the poll on Twitter: And this was what the poll on Google+ looked like: As you can see, the results were similar with least...

  • How to emulate Plasma Mobile on your machine with qemu

    If you want to develop for Plasma Mobile, but you don’t have a Mobile device, it is useful to emulate a Plasma Mobile on your desktop or laptop. Earlier this was not documented and has been asked multiple times on how to achieve this. This blog post is intended to...

  • Kirigami and color palettes

    A new release of Kirigami is about to come with the new version of KDE Frameworks about to be released, 5.38. This is an important release, which bumps the import version to 2.2, because has a very important new feature: A brand new (but retrocompatible) color theming API, which allows...

  • Plasma Mobile in Randa(aaaaaaaa)

    Last week I had a chance to attend the Randa meetings 2017, my plan was to work on the Plasma Mobile during the sprint, improve the state of current images. A few things changed over the course of the week: New shiny wallpaper and packages Starting from 8 Sept, we...

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