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KDE, GNOME, Unity, Razor-Qt Developers Met Up

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Published on 17 April 2013 08:23 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Desktop
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Last week at the SUSE offices in N├╝rnberg there was a meeting between developers of the KDE, GNOME, Unity, and Razor-qt desktop environments.

The focus of this recent open-source cross-desktop meeting was to collaborate around specifications that are inoperable between the Linux desktop environments.

Covered during the SUSE-hosted meeting were onn a specification for a new D-Bus application interface, a modification to the trash specification, a new file format to cache and index the contents of .desktop files, an update on the in-kernel D-Bus implementation, the account service future, a replacement for X11-based startup notifications, and numerous other topics.

More details on the fruits of this collaborative desktop meeting can be found at dot.kde.org and on kde-core-devel.

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