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Lorn Potter

might as well…

Published Friday January 13th, 2006 | Comments Off on might as well…
Posted in KDE, Qt, Qtopia

You scored as Journalism. You are an aspiring journalist, and you should major in journalism! Like me, you are passionate about writing and expressing yourself, and you want the world to understand your beliefs through writing. Journalism 92% Art 83% Philosophy 83% Biology 75% Dance 75% Theater 75% Sociology 50% English 50% Mathematics 42% Linguistics […]

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Lorn Potter

Qt 4

Published Wednesday January 4th, 2006 | Comments Off on Qt 4
Posted in Qt

I finally got started porting gutenbrowser to Qt 4. woohoo!! Will start out with the windows version, thanks to my employer being so generous and giving away it’s flagship product as GPL open source. This needs to be more of a rewrite, rather than a straight “port”. The Gutenberg index is getting so frickin’ big […]

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Qt 4.1 rocks!

Published Thursday December 22nd, 2005 | 3 Comments on Qt 4.1 rocks!
Posted in Qt

The community reactions to the release of 4.1 were quite encouraging. If you followed some of the discussions, e.g. on http://osnews.com/comment.php?news_id=13042 , you have probably noticed that even the most verbal critics are finally running out of arguments. Basically the only complaint that’s left is that Qt – fasten your seat belts – adds introspection […]

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Lars Knoll

printing and WYSIWYG

Published Thursday December 22nd, 2005 | 4 Comments on printing and WYSIWYG
Posted in KDE, Qt

PDF and Postscript generators With the release of 4.1 Qt has gained the ability to generate PDF natively. We have put special care trying to make sure all features of Arthur are also supported in our PDF generator. This implies that we can do alpha transparency and gradients in the generated PDF. One main issue […]

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Lorn Potter

arrival

Published Sunday December 11th, 2005 | 2 Comments on arrival
Posted in Qt, Qtopia

After a long 12 hour flight to L.A, 5 hours in the L.A. airport and a 2.5 hour flight to Denver, we landed. This was no ordinary landing though. Well, the landing was non eventful, but what was notable was the weather. When we left Brisbane, we were outside, swiming… it was summer, with a […]

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Universal binaries with Qt 4.1.x

Published Wednesday December 7th, 2005 | 1 Comment on Universal binaries with Qt 4.1.x
Posted in Qt

OK, many people are starting to wonder about Mac OS X universal binaries. The good news is that you can start playing with universal binaries already with the release candidate for Qt 4.1.0. Here’s the steps, assuming you are on a PPC machine. configure Qt with these extra flags: -universal -sdk /path/to/MacOSX10.4u.sdk After which you […]

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Lorn Potter

tablet kde

Published Saturday December 3rd, 2005 | 5 Comments on tablet kde
Posted in KDE, Qt

As I wait for the arrival of my new lappie – a Fujitsu tablet pc, it got me thinking about KDE for tablet pc’s.. and if there has been any real work on such a beast. I know such things like xtroke, but I wonder if anyone has done integration of the applications. I guess […]

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Lorn Potter

new phone

Published Wednesday November 30th, 2005 | 1 Comment on new phone
Posted in KDE, Qt, Qtopia

got my hands on one of Philips rad new phones, the Philips 968 available now in China. This phone has an incredible video camera, among other things. And runs linux, of course. It’s got USB, video out(!), and a sd card slot. Now, if I can just get KDE to sync with this somehow…

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Lorn Potter

holidaze

Published Tuesday November 29th, 2005 | Comments Off on holidaze
Posted in KDE, Qt, Qtopia

Well, Qtopia 2.2 is out, Trolltech is diligently working on Qtopia 4 (with some really great improvements!), it is almost summer here in the southern hemisphere, and I am headed for my first real vacation since I started with Trolltech. Bringing my Aussie family to Colorado (and having a brief wintertime)! So I am leaving […]

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