Author Archives: myriam

Triagers and testers needed…

… for a bugsprint about Kmail!

I had the great pleasure to meet with Kmail developer Laurent Montel at Akademy in Tallinn and we discussed the state of Kmail bugs. We agreed upon the work that needs to be done …

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Kubuntu Council Elections 2012 – We Need You!

As already announced by Harald on Kubuntu.org, we need new members for the Kubuntu Council.

Don’t forget the deadline next weekend! Hurry up, get your wiki profile updated and submit your candidacy to the Kubuntu-devel mailing list.

I decided to run, …

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Beta testers – we need you for Amarok 2.6

We just published Amarok 2.6 beta 1 and need testers:

You can get the tarball from the link on our homepage or ask your friendly distribution packagers to package it for you. Some might already have done that anyway :)

To build …

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BKO: when did YOU last test your own bug reports?

After Martin Gräßlin’s excellent blog series for developers there is little I can add but agree on all points. I am currently adding versions to the existing open Plasma bug reports and that made me think of something:

When did YOU last …

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Great students, great work done!

During 2 months a couple of students aged between 13 and 17 have been helping to solve KDE tasks during the Google Code-In contest. As last year I did mentor a few of them, 19 to be precise. To …

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Get your Christmas presents: Amarok 2.5 and KDE 4.7.4 on Windows!

Our KDE-Windows team has been working silently in the background to present you a whole new experience: You can now use your preferred Desktop experience and Audio player on MS Windows, too!

Indeed, Amarok 2.5 is the first stable version we release …

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When is a bug report useful?

Every now and then we get the same complaints about bug reports again: Either it is a complaint by the user who feels her/his report doesn’t get enough attention from the developers or it is the developers who complain …

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Last week in Amarok

The last days working towards a release
We plan to release Amarok 2.4 at the end of this week and our developers have concentrated their efforts on fixing release blockers and eventual regressions. A lot of users helped us with …

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Last week in Amarok

Since we were quite busy in the last weeks, here comes a report about the last month in Amarok. The main reason for this delay is the following:
We released Amarok 2.4 beta !

You can read all about the beta …

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Podcast: Ian Monroe on KDE Masters of the Universe

Gamaral at Work. Image by Martin Cathrae

KDE developer and master conspiracy theorist Gamaral has recorded a new Podcast episode of KDE and the Masters of the Universe. This time, the main guest is Amarok developer Ian “THE BEARD” …

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