Sun, 01/31/2016 - 23:54
I have the pleasure to announce the releases of two new KDevelop versions:
On one hand, there is the new and shiny KDevelop 5.0 Beta 2 release, which brings us much closer to a final release. Tons of issues have been resolved, many features got polished, and even our UI cleaned up a bit here and there. And did I mention impoved OS X and Windows support? See here for more:
Besides this new beta release, which is where most of our effort went into, I am also happy to announce KDevelop 4.7.3, a new bugfix release of our latest stable KDE 4 based KDevelop. Several annoying problems are resolved now, see the announcement for more information:
Many thanks to everyone involved!
Wed, 08/13/2008 - 23:12
NOTE: find most recent version on github: https://github.com/milianw/shell-helpers/blob/master/clipboard
Here’s a little script you can save in your path and do things like
- # paste current clipboard into file
- clipboard > "some_file"
- # copy some file into clipboard
- cat "some_file" | clipboard
Actually I find it rather useful so I thought I should share it.
- # Access your KDE 4 klipper on the command line
- # usage:
- # ./clipboard
- # will output current contents of klipper
- # echo "foobar" | ./clipboard
- # will put "foobar" into your clipboard/klipper
- # check for stdin
- if ! tty -s && stdin=$(</dev/stdin) && [[ "$stdin" ]]; then
- # get the rest of stdin
- # oh, nice - user input! we set that as current
- # clipboard content
- qdbus org.kde.klipper /klipper setClipboardContents "$stdin"
- # if we reach this point no user input was given and we
- # print out the current contents of the clipboard
- qdbus org.kde.klipper /klipper getClipboardContents
As usually, save the file (attached below) in your
$PATH and make it executable.
Wed, 05/28/2008 - 15:29
Like last year I’m again standing at the Kubuntu Community booth at this years LinuxTag. Just now I’ve attended the keynote held by Aaron Seigo, ambassador of the KDE project. It was a very interesting talk which covered topics like Internet-Mobile-Desktop interaction, security, effects, Nokia and more. The most important parts roughly listed are:
- you’ll one day be able to use the same (KDE) applications everywhere - Marble and Plasma for example already just compile and work on mobile devices
- the internet will get much more embedded into your everyday applications. Marble with OpenStreetMap & Wikipedia support or Amarok with its storage backends (Lastfm, Jamendo etc. etc.) are good examples in this regard.
- KDE4 is much more accessible than KDE3 thanks to QAccessible
- security and privacy is not forgotten! This is free software, don’t forget that. Plasma Applet packages will get GPG signed (just like the DEB packages in Apt). And you have control over what data is send where - no Stasi 2.0 here!
- Nokia is actively supporting KDE, fear not! And of course never underestimate the power of the Free Qt Foundation.
All in all it was a very good presentation with good questions - very informative! I’m totally going to check out kde4daily now - KDE 4.1 is impressive!
Just on a sidenote: LinuxTag is going well but Kubuntu and Ubuntu did not get any CDs shipped by Canonical which is a shame of course… Nevertheless the social aspect of this fair is awesome again - you get to know so many people and meet some which you’ve talked to over IRC for ages. Yesterday we went to a bar at Hackescher Markt with the KDE and Amarok guys and had a few beers, tomorrow will be the social event, which was absolutely humongous (to use a word Aaron teached me yesterday ;-) ) last year. And on Friday we’ll go to a restaurant with the Trolls (just like last year - thanks for the invitation!) and maybe go into a Karaoke Bar afterwards. Great! And of course on Saturday there is a Ubuntu Grill at the C-Base, organized by Ubuntu Berlin - neat! Last year that was a great finishing to a good fair.
If anybody wants to drop by we are in hall 7.2b, booth 124 (together with Amarok). If you need a free ticket, just send me an email (email@example.com). See you here!