KDE and The Semantic Desktop

During the KDE4 years the Semantic Desktop was one of the main pillars of KDE. Nepomuk was a massive, all encompassing, and integrated with many different part of KDE. However few people know what The Semantic Desktop was all about, and where KDE is heading. History The Semantic Desktop as…

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KDE ... NOW

Last week I got decently annoyed by having to lookup my flight information before FOSDEM. Also, you always forget when your flight is afterwards. Google started "Google Now" which aims to provide useful information about current events through your Android phone. But that does involve it going through your email.…

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KRunner and Plasma 5

Let’s talk us about KRunner and what has changed over the course of Plasma 5. KDE 4 and KRunner During the KDE 4 series, KRunner was an important part of the KDE Workspace, and it was tied very closely to Plasma. The KRunner library was in fact a part…

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Search Folders in Plasma 5.1

Everyone loves Search Folders. These are custom folders which can show you files based on a search result. In the KDE4 days, Nepomuk provided some of this, and we even had a tags:// protocol. Now, with Plasma 5.1, we’re pushing the first incarnation of “Search Folders” built on…

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