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KDE's Konqueror Is In Need Of A New Maintainer

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Published on 17 August 2014 10:21 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in KDE
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KDE's Konqueror web-browser is in need of a new maintainer and for some love to port it to Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5.

The current maintainer of Konqueror doesn't have much time to invest in the program and is looking for someone to take up the slack and port the code to the modern KDE/Qt interfaces. Besides bringing Konqueror into a world of Qt5 and KDE Frameworks 5, a new GUI has long been sought after by Konqueror.

KDE fans using Konqueror interested in its future or open-source developers looking to potentially get involved can learn more about the Konqueror maintainership role via the KDE blog.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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