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[[Image:Konqi-win.png|frame|right|Konqi, the KDE mascot now also supporting MS Windows]]"''KDE libraries and applications are available to you, no matter you are commercial developer, manager or free software hacker. You are invited to not only just use the toolkit - you can contribute your own solutions and improvements to the KDE community.''"
 
  
  
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"''KDE 4 libraries and applications are available to you, no matter if you are a commercial developer, manager or free software hacker. You are invited to not only just use the toolkit - you can contribute your own solutions and improvements to the KDE community.''"[[Image:Konqi-win.png|frame|right|Konqi, the KDE mascot now also supporting MS Windows]]
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The [http://windows.kde.org/ KDE on Windows Initiative] is an ongoing project to port the KDE applications to MS Windows. Currently supported versions of Windows are XP, Vista and 7.
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__NOTOC__
 
==Overview==
 
==Overview==
*[http://windows.kde.org windows.kde.org]
 
 
*[[/Presentations|Presentations]]
 
*[[/Presentations|Presentations]]
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*[[/How to Help|How to Help / Join]]
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*[http://windows.kde.org windows.kde.org]
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*[[/FAQ|Frequently answered questions]]
  
==Resources==
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==User Installation==
*[mailto:kde-windows@kde.org kde-windows@kde.org] mailing list: [https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde-windows  subscribe], [http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-windows/ archives], [http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-windows&r=1&w=2 search]
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*[[/Installation|Install KDE 4 on Windows]] using the KDE Installer for Windows
*[irc://irc.freenode.net/kde-windows #kde-windows] channel on irc.freenode.net
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*[[/additional_software_needed|Additional Software]] that is needed for some programs to work properly
*[http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/kdesupport/kdewin32/ kdewin32 code in Subversion]
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*[[/windows_specific_features|Windows specific features]]: modifying the location of .kde and some more internal settings
  
 
==Development==
 
==Development==
*[[/Meetings|Meetings]]
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*[[Getting_Started/Build/Windows/emerge|Build KDE 4 on Windows]] using ''emerge''
*[[Getting_Started/Build/KDE4/Windows|Build KDE 4 on Windows]]
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*[[Development/Tutorials/Debugging/Debugging_on_MS_Windows|Debugging on MS Windows]]
*[[/Installation|Install KDE 4 on Windows]] using the KDE Installer for Windows
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*[[/Development Workflow|Development Workflow]]
*[[/Missing/features/functions/kdelibs|Missing features/functions in kdelibs]]
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*[[/Issues |Issues, TODOs, and status info]] (on individual apps, libraries, or other parts of the project) (outdated)
*TechBase pages related to MS Windows ports of KDE applications and libraries:
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*[[/Tools|Tools]] (required or useful)
**[[Projects/PIM/MS_Windows|KDE PIM on MS Windows]]
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*[[/Porting Guidelines|Porting Guidelines]]
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*[http://community.kde.org/KDE_Windows/Meetings Meetings]
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*[[/Windows CE|Windows CE]]
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*Source code in the KDE git: [http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=emerge.git emerge]
  
==Other Web Sites==
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=== Information for application developers ===
*http://kdelibs.com (former KDElibs/windows site, now aimed at ISVs)
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*[[/Compiling_Applications|Compiling (third party) KDE apps on Windows]] (outdated)
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*[[/Packaging|Packaging / Distributing KDE apps on Windows]]
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===(Release) status info===
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*Current release target is KDE 4.10.2 ([http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-windows/2013-May/007513.html]).
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*builds:
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**[http://www.winkde.org/pub/kde/ports/win32/dashboard/release/ Release-Series]
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== Qt5/KDE5 status ==
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* update dbus to nightly branch
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* get kdelibs building - what about split packages?
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* use updated mingw
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* disable dbusmenu-qt on Windows by default
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* fix Qt5 dependencies on all packages
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==Further reading, and support ressources==
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*[mailto:kde-windows@kde.org kde-windows@kde.org] mailing list: [https://mail.kde.org/mailman/listinfo/kde-windows subscribe], [http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-windows&r=1&w=2 archives]
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*[irc://irc.freenode.net/kde-windows #kde-windows] channel on irc.freenode.net
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*Related blogs: [http://aheinecke.blogspot.de/ aheinecke], [http://saroengels.blogspot.com/ saroengels], Not active: [http://chehrlic.blogspot.com chehrlic], [http://www.kdedevelopers.org/blog/104 jstaniek]
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*[[/In the Press|KDE on Windows in the press]]
  
 
[[Category:MS Windows]]
 
[[Category:MS Windows]]

Latest revision as of 23:20, 9 June 2013


"KDE 4 libraries and applications are available to you, no matter if you are a commercial developer, manager or free software hacker. You are invited to not only just use the toolkit - you can contribute your own solutions and improvements to the KDE community."
Konqi, the KDE mascot now also supporting MS Windows

The KDE on Windows Initiative is an ongoing project to port the KDE applications to MS Windows. Currently supported versions of Windows are XP, Vista and 7.


[edit] Overview

[edit] User Installation

[edit] Development

[edit] Information for application developers

[edit] (Release) status info

[edit] Qt5/KDE5 status

  • update dbus to nightly branch
  • get kdelibs building - what about split packages?
  • use updated mingw
  • disable dbusmenu-qt on Windows by default
  • fix Qt5 dependencies on all packages

[edit] Further reading, and support ressources


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