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A Qt Quick / QML Compositing Manager For X11

KDE developer Alexander Mezin was looking at the Qt Wayland compositor code and rather than building yet another Wayland compositor decided to build something similar for X11. Mezin ended up building "qmlcompmgr", a compositing manager for X11 written in Qt Quick / QML.

20 June 2015 - qmlcompmgr - Add A Comment
Qt 4.8.7 Released - Marks The End Of Qt4

While Qt 5 has so many compelling advantages over Qt4, for those still running the older version of the Norwegian toolkit, version 4.8.7 of Qt4 is now available and it ships with tons of changes.

26 May 2015 - Qt 4.8.7 - Add A Comment
Qt Turns 20 Years Old, KDE Celebrates

Today marks twenty years since the first release of the Qt tool-kit. It's been an interesting twenty years so far going through the hands of Trolltech, Nokia, Digia, and the now spin-off The Qt Company.

20 May 2015 - Qt Turns 20 - 5 Comments
Qt 5.5 Beta Is Coming Soon, Snapshot Released

The Qt 5.5 Beta was supposed to happen back on 12 March, but that goal failed to be realized. However, it looks like Qt 5.5 Beta is quite close now with The Qt Company putting out a beta snapshot.

5 May 2015 - Qt 5.5 Beta - 1 Comment
QtWebEngine Poses Problems For Debian, Distribution Vendors

Debian and other Linux distributions are running into issues with packaging up QtWebEngine, which is becoming a problem since more of the new KDE stack is becoming dependent upon this addition to Qt 5.4 that provides a web rendering engine based on Chromium.

23 April 2015 - QtWebEngine - 73 Comments
Qt 5.5 Alpha Finally Released

Digia / The Qt Company has finally managed to get Qt 5.5 into a shape for branching and as a result the alpha version is now available for early testing.

17 March 2015 - Qt 5.5 - 15 Comments
LXQt 0.9 Released, Now Requires Qt5 & KDE Frameworks 5

Version 0.9 of the lightweight LXQt desktop environment was released this Sunday. LXQt is the next-generation, lightweight desktop derived in part from the LXDE and Razor-Qt desktops. LXQt 0.9 is the release that begins to enforce Qt5.

8 February 2015 - LXQt 0.9 - Add A Comment
Part Two Of KDAB's Qt3D 2.0 Overview

Last month KDAB began a series of articles providing an overview of Qt3D 2.0, the complete rewrite of the 3D component for Qt5. The second part of this overview is now posted.

7 January 2015 - Qt3D 2.0 - 3 Comments

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