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  • Plasma Mobile at FOSSCOMM 2018

    On the 13th and the 14th of October, we visited Heraklion, Greece and participated in FOSSCOMM 2018. FOSSCOMM is an annual conference about free software organized by free software enthusiasts and contributors that live in Greece. This year’s event took place in the University of Crete, in Heraklion, organized by...

  • Plasma Mobile at a demoparty?

    Chaos Constructions is an annual computer festival held in Saint Petersburg, Russia. It is centered around demoscene — a form of computer art where participants write programs that produce short audio-visual presentations. Apart from the demoscene contests, you can enjoy computer-related seminars, live acts, and a computer exhibition. On 25-26th...

  • Plasma Mobile at Akademy 2018

    Akademy is the annual world summit of KDE. It is a free, non-commercial event organized by the KDE Community. This year’s Akademy was hosted at the TU Wien from the 11th to the 17th of August. Like most KDE community members, Plasma Mobile team members also attended the Akademy and...

  • New Kirigami communication channels

    Kirigami used to have a Telegram channel as its main communication channel. this is of course not optimal being a closed service and many potential contributors not having an account on Telegram. Since today, we also have an IRC channel #kde-kirigami on freenode and #kirigami:matrix.org on Matrix The Telegram channel...

  • Akademy 2018

    The time for Akademy came this year as well, this year it was in the gorgeous Vienna, Austria. This year marks my 10th Akademy in a row, starting from my first one in Belgium in 2008. Talks have been awesome as usual, but what’s always awesome for me year by...

  • 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...

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