sobota 3. května 2014

Last month (April) in Red Hat KDE

Another part in the series "what's happening in the KDE world in Red Hat", enjoy :)

Network Management (jgrulich, ltinkl)

  • plasma-nm - porting to KF5 and Plasma Next
  • started working on a QML version of the connection editor
  • libn[nm]-qt - made lib[nm]-qt as KDE frameworks, but still a few bits are missing


  • #333418 - No Icon available for android bluetooth network
  • #331962 - Plasma-nm has "mobile broadband" check-box, while there is no such in system.
  • #332590 - Systray icon is not always updated correctly
  • #332873 - When roaming to a new AP the channel number in the details display does not update
  • #333026 - Clicking the systray icon doesn't close the popup
  • #332617 - frameworks branch installs same icon as plasma-framework
  • #332726 - icons overlapping on high res display
  • #331771 - IPv4 and gateway address details are not displayed on plasma-nm
  • #333569 - OpenVPN connection is not started when in use with consolekit
  • #332479 - openconnect VPN login window doesn't store the authentication info
  • #325945 - kdeplasma-applets-plasma-nm loses 'active connections

KDE PIM (dvratil)

  • improved performance of our QSQLITE driver fork
  • implemented support for item merging

Display management (mbriza)

QAuth released in version 0.1.0
  • Both PAM and Shadow backends are tested and working 
  • Able to start a session and authenticate any user, handles regular login 
  • QML bindings are complete 
  • Example applications are complete
  •  Wrote a branch against QAuth (above) 
  •  Opened a pull request for inclusion of the QAuth changes. The upstream is now alive again now. 


  • RHBZ#1073939 - Akonadi problem when home-dir is in AFS
  • RHBZ#1025187 - Add Man-Page to the package
  • RHBZ#1024356 - sapconf can create odd /etc/hosts
  • RHBZ#1040617 - sapconf can't verify virtual guest is VMware guest
  • RHBZ#1083651 - /etc/hosts becomes unreadable for non-root users after sapconf has been run
  • RHBZ#1051017 - sapconf should not write to /etc/security/limits.conf directly.

Fedora (all)

  • started submitting KDE Frameworks 5 packages for review (tracking bug: RHBZ#1086148)
  • worked on our fork of dgroc script for nightly builds in Copr to suit our needs with (semi-)nightly builds of KF5/Plasma.Next
  • updated KF 5/Plasma.Next packages
  • packaged kde-plasma-milou (applet for searching)


  • working on Plasma Next and KDE Frameworks 5 in Fedora (dvratil, jgrulich)
  • working on Fedora Plasma First Boot (QML2/Plasma2 version) (dvratil, ltinkl)
  • attended Akademy team meeting (all)
  • Arranging accomodation for Akademy (mbriza)
  • Held a talk at Open House, spend the whole day in the Tower (mbriza)

Brought to you by: Martin Bříza (mbriza), Jan Grulich (jgrulich), Than Ngo (than), Lukáš Tinkl (ltinkl) and Dan Vrátil (dvratil)

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