Extended Attributes Updates

Recently I blogged about how we have been reducing the number of databases in Plasma. We have been doing this by using the file system to store additional information such as tags, ratings and comments. Unfortunately, extended attributes are not supported on all file systems. The most notable ones are…

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Text Splitting and Indexing

Over the last week, we have been working on improving the file searching experience in Plasma. We were mostly doing a decent job, but we were lacking in terms of proper Unicode support and making it simpler to search in non English languages. This blog post is a simplified explanation…

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Tagging your Files

In 4.13, we moved away from a monolithic Nepomuk based system to a far more decentralized approach. Some parts of this are called Baloo, but to be honest, Baloo is not really responsible for managing your tags. The Nepomuk Days Back in the era of Nepomuk, every time you…

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Jungle is coming!

Jungle, among other things, are going to be heavily discussed during the 2014 Randa Meetings. If you would like to help out, you can donate to our fundraiser to help pay for the costs of these meetings.…

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