1. The Web on QML

    I was reading UI Markup Nirvana where Paul talks about the need to have a better markup technology than the HTML+CSS combo. He’d had some ‘proof of concept’ success previously with friends and colleagues with Ruby solutions - one with Swing & JRuby (Swiby), and one with WxWindows…

    on Qt, html, www

  2. Playing with V-Play and QML

    V-Play is a third-party game development platform built on top on Qt which allows game developers to quickly take their mockups to a playable game. V-Play achieves this by leveraging the power of QML by offering plugins and components which help in common game development tasks. These include plugins for…

    on Qt, qml, twblogs, vplay

  3. [Linux] How to stop Skype from eating all your bandwidth

    In other words, how to throttle and limit bandwidth that Skype uses on your Linux box. The Problem I use Skype to talk to few friends and relatives who won't use anything else and Hangouts isn't that convenient anyway. The problem is that there is no way on the Linux…

    on Technology, bandwidth, iptables, linux, skype, squid, ubuntu

  4. Reuse docker images and save bandwidth

    Lately, Docker has been creating a lot of fuss and I decided to give it a try. The website was easy to follow and the hello world example easy to setup. The Problem It was great to have a container setup for me automatically with a ubuntu base image running…

    on Technology, bandwidth, bzip2, docker, lxc, ssh

  5. Akademy 2013 and la experiencia

    [update: earlier, this was accidentally posted incomplete, this version is the complete one] This year's gearheads' meetup was in Bilbao which is located in the Basque Country in Spain. The talks were very good and gave a good idea of whats going around in the Qt and KDE worlds. There…

    on Activities, KDE, akademy, bilbao, spain

  6. Win free copies of Packt’s Linux Shell Scripting Cookbook

    I am pleased to announce that I have teamed up with Packt Publishing to organize a giveaway especially for you. Four lucky winners stand a chance to win few copies of the book. Keep reading to find out how you can be among the lucky ones. The Prize What you…

    on Activities, cookbook, linux, packt, scripting, shell

  7. I'm going to Akademy 2013 !

    After a long wait, I finally have my visa to Spain to attend Akademy 2013! If you haven't heard of it, Akademy is the annual summit of KDE where gearheads meet to plan the next steps to world domination. We talk about how to create beautiful free software for people…

    on Activities, KDE, akademy, spain

  8. Using QtMobility on SailfishOS SDK

    Jolla's SailfishOS SDK was released quite some time back for Linux, OSX and Windows. I had tried it once during that time but only compiled some sample apps until I found some time recently to port one of my N9/Harmattan apps to Sailfish/Nemo. The problem The app needed…

    on KDE, Qt, qtmobility, sailfishos

  9. KDE Meetup at DAIICT Gandhinagar was Amazing

    Last weekend, the KDE community in India organized KDE Meetup at DAIICT, Gandhinagar. There were three primary motives behind this- Spread awareness about Open Source software among students Lot of students have misconceptions about real world software (the myth that its very difficult to work on a big project), try…

    on Activities, KDE, Qt, daiict, gujarat, india, kdemeetup

  10. GNUnify 2013 was awesome

    This is a month of FOSS events - and one of them was GNUnify 2013 at Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies and Research. There were talks ranging from systems stuff like GCC, about Android hacking to KDE development. We met people from communities of KDE, Mozilla, Wikimedia, friends from RedHat…

    on Activities, KDE, gnunify