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…

Continue reading

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…

Continue reading

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.…

Continue reading

Desktop Search Configuration

KDE SC 4.13 is finally out. As you may have heard this marks the release of Baloo. The bear is now out in the wild! One of the many things that has changed is the “Desktop Search” configuration module. This blog post is about why the changes were made…

Continue reading