Accessibility update – Kickoff, Kicker and KWin improvements

Chrys took up the role of coordinator, fixer and new master of KDE accessibility, which I think is just fantastic. We have been working on what he decided to be most important, mostly chrys fixing issues to make things work with Plasma and screen readers. After getting Orca to read desktop icons he spent quite [...]

Screen reader accessibility for the Plasma desktop

It’s been rather quiet when it comes to accessibility in KDE land for a while. But I’m very happy to see some movement and fresh energy, moving in a good direction.

If you’re curious about making our software available to more users, improving it for everyone (for example keyboard usability), now is the time to [...]

Fluffy – How pink can we get?

Warning: This blog post may contain humor, it talks about unreleased magic, every second sentence ends with of course and it’s pink.

So the awesome sprint we had in Randa is long past. The topic of the sprint was something like "Fluffy is the new black – the future of the Pink Desktop"[1]. It is [...]

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Funny, after blogging I got some more feedback, Aaron put in a small fix and Stephen suggested another Akonadi related improvement so that I could remove another 20 lines of code that were not overly nice. So here is the update and I get to post first screenshots (yeah, that’s what we all have been [...]

Akonadi Plasma Calendar

I think KDE SC 4.x is becoming better and better. It has reached the point where I don’t even want to think about going back. Still there are missing bits and pieces every once in a while. At our last Fellowship of the Ring FSFE meetup here in Stuttgart, we had a nice talk… and [...]

Plasma Netbook Reference

I haven’t yet blogged about Tokamak 4 yet. Well, it’s only 2.5 weeks after the event. I can finally tell you about one of the projects I worked on Aaron already blogged about the general idea and goes into more technical detail in a second post.

The Plasma team would like to have a reference [...]