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We co-signed the FSFE's call to action against technology restrictions because we fight for our user's freedom to tinker.
The right to install other software on your computing devices. Safecast is a global project to map radiation data from around the world and release this information openly. When the project just started out, they used modified hardware, together with their own custom software and a few clever ...
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I do apologize for that. You can delete my comment.
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Did I mention today in a blog post that we have strange problems with XRandR and that everything is just weird? And that I'm looking forward to getting sanity with Wayland?

Well check this bug report we got today (after the blog post). One screen (single screen setup) positioned at 22/16 and things start to break. Hell yeah, positioning a screen not at 0/0 is clearly a useful feature!
Created attachment 92201 [details] Chrome under Panel When the Panel is located at the top of the screen, maximized windows end up larger than the screen space (minus the panel) that should be available to them and end up under the Panel. The maximized windows do not fill the full screen in ...
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Without the X API, where would life's excitement be?
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Teasing about development which hit master today, so will become a Plasma 5.4 feature: DRM backend in KWin.
This blog post is a rather important one for me. Not only is it the first blog post which I write in a nearby cafe sitting in the sun and enjoying spring, it is also the first blog post written in ...
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Konqi and Tux approve my latest work!
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The beginning of a new development cycle. Great things will happen in this cycle.
author, Jonathan Riddell. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:30:33 +0000 ( 16:30 +0200 ). committer, Jonathan Riddell. Thu, 09 Apr 2015 14:30:33 +0000 ( 16:30 +0200 ). commit, a6b8756cf17253ed1c5cee66fabd115451c12d95. tree, 9660b7e8f5874982a38cfde56546ed9a8daa261d · tree | snapshot ...
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Compiled git this morning, recompiling and installing just to use new version number ;D
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Of course my yesterday's blog post was an April Fool post. Today's blog post explains a little bit about it.
You might have noticed that my yesterday's blog post was an April Fool. With this post I want to explain a little bit about the idea of the article. First of all I want to thank the VDG, especially...
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+Ken Vermette +Martin Gräßlin NOOOOOOOO!
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I dare you to scan that Qr-code (which is one of the features I worked on for this release).
 
Plasma makes a new feature release today, versioned 5.3
https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.3.0.php
► Enhanced Power Management
► Better Bluetooth Capabilities
► Improved Plasma Widgets
► Plasma Media Center - Tech Preview
► Big Steps Towards Wayland Support
► Desktop Tweaks - Press and Hold
► Bug Fixes Galore
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Hah! And yeah, I use QR codes a ton on my KDE4 desktops, definitely appreciate your work on Plasma 5's klipper bringing it back (preemptively appreciate, haven't actually upgraded any of my systems yet).
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The big surprise today: +Scarlett Clark's new CI system went into production. Bye, bye strange quirks in KWin to keep it possible to test on CI.
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Why is the KDE community so freaking awesome?! I love it.
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That moment when you write code to handle hotplugging outputs, you connect an external output and it starts to render as expected.
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+Alexander Patrakov I have no idea whether that will work or not. All my systems have only one GPU.
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and another bad photo (who complains about +Jonathan Riddell 's camera?) about what I got working today: multiple outputs on DrmBackend/EglGbmBackend.
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Have you tried cleaning the lens?
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wohoo
 
https://www.kde.org/announcements/plasma-5.2.95.php
☆ Enhanced Power Management
☆ Better Bluetooth Capabilities
☆ Improved Plasma Widgets
☆ Plasma Media Center - Tech Preview
☆ Big Steps Towards Wayland Support
☆ Bug Fixes Galore
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ah..  thx for the explanation :)
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Just implemented cursor support in the framebuffer backend.
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No April fools additions? Like having the wibdows logo as mouse cursor or perhaps having a cursor that randomly moves in different directions when you try to move it?
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Open Source Software Developer, Maintainer of KDE Plasma Compositor and Window Manager
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  • Ruprecht Karl University of Heidelberg
    Applied Computer Science (M.Sc.), 2007 - 2010
  • Berufsakademie Mannheim
    Applied Computer Science (B.Sc.), 2004 - 2007
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