Qt News Archives
Qt5's Linux Requirements Cause Problems

With XCB being a requirement for the Linux version of Qt 5.0, and Xlib not being supported, it's causing problems for some wishing to adopt this forthcoming tool-kit.

15 September 2012 - Qt5 Linux Desktop - 110 Comments
Qt 4.8.3 Tool-Kit Update Released

While all of the exciting Qt tool-kit development work is centered around the forthcoming Qt 5.0, which is currently in beta, the Qt Project has today released version 4.8.3 of their popular open-source multi-platform tool-kit.

13 September 2012 - Fixes - 8 Comments
Qt 5.0 Beta Not Here Due To Difficulties

While the Qt 5.0 Beta was supposed to be out in July, it was changed to release the Qt 5 beta in early August. We're now half-way through August and there's no signs of an imminent beta. It's now been said that "some things have been a bit more difficult lately" leading to a delay in Qt5.

17 August 2012 - Qt 5.0 - 43 Comments
Qt 5.0 On Apple iOS Might Be In Trouble

One of the targeted mobile platforms to target with Qt 5.0 has been Apple's iOS, but it looks like some technical problems may prevent Qt5 from coming to your iPhone or iPad.

30 March 2012 - Qt 5.0 - 3 Comments
Digia's Qt Commercial Still Carrying Large Patch Delta

In 2011 when talking about Digia putting out new Qt Commercial releases with over one hundred changes compared to what's found in the open-source/community Qt repository, many Phoronix readers were upset by this large delta. Digia is still putting out new Qt Commercial releases that carry large differences to the upstream open-source releases, but they've offered up the patches for mainline integration.

19 January 2012 - Changes - 5 Comments
GammaRay 1.1 For Poking Qt Application Binaries

GammaRay 1.1 has been released, which is an interesting open-source application that allows the user to poke KDE/Qt applications and to manipulate these application binaries at run-time through a variety of techniques.

12 January 2012 - Binary Pokes - Add A Comment
Qt 5.0 Work With One Month To Feature Freeze

Besides monitoring the Linux kernel merge window for its interesting features, another project with an active merge window worth tracking right now is for Qt 5.0. The merge window on Qt 5.0 will close at the beginning of February.

5 January 2012 - Merge Window - Add A Comment
Coverage From The Qt Developer Days In Munich

For those that weren't present at the Qt Developer Days 2011 in Munich this past week, here's some of the content that's now available online from this conference that marked the beginning of the Qt Project.

30 October 2011 - Qt DD 2011 Munich - 2 Comments
KDE, Qt & LightDM: Progress Made

LightDM, the cross-desktop display manager that provides a clean API for writing multiple user-interfaces and for delivering fast performance, continues to mature. With the Ubuntu 11.10 release in October, Ubuntu is using LightDM instead of the GDM from GNOME as the display / log-in manager. For those concerned that the KDE side may be not getting enough love, it actually is and there's been progress made on a Qt-powered interface.

2 June 2011 - New Work - Add A Comment
With Qt 5 Being Talked About, So Is KDE 5

Yesterday I delivered the live news about Nokia's plans for Qt 5 with its new features and a road-map to deliver this new tool-kit in the 2012 calendar year. With Qt 5 now being talked about, so is KDE 5.

10 May 2011 - KDE 5 Desktop? - 7 Comments
LLVM's Clang Now Successfully Builds Qt

A week after the release of LLVM 2.9 with Clang, it now appears that it's successfully building the Qt library. Not only is Clang being boot-strapped and compiling Qt4, but it's also building the WebKit module. Once everything's built, it's working and even the Flash module is working from within there.

11 April 2011 - It Moves - 13 Comments

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