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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://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-windows&r=1&w=2 archives]
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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
*Source code in the KDE Subversion: [http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/kdesupport/kdewin32/ kdewin32]
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*[[/windows_specific_features|Windows specific features]]: modifying the location of .kde and some more internal settings
  
 
==Development==
 
==Development==
*[[Getting_Started/Build/KDE4/Windows|Build KDE 4 on Windows]]
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*[[Getting_Started/Build/Windows/emerge|Build KDE 4 on Windows]] using ''emerge''
*[[/Installation|Install KDE 4 on Windows]] using the KDE Installer for Windows
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*[[Development/Tutorials/Debugging/Debugging_on_MS_Windows|Debugging on MS Windows]]
 
*[[Development/Tutorials/Debugging/Debugging_on_MS_Windows|Debugging on MS Windows]]
*TechBase pages related to MS Windows ports of KDE applications and libraries:
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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)
**[[Projects/PIM/MS_Windows|KDE PIM on MS Windows]]
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*[[/Tools|Tools]] (required or useful)
*Recent development notes
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*[[/Porting Guidelines|Porting Guidelines]]
**[[/Issues/emerge|Issues, thoughts and jobs for emerge]]
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*[http://community.kde.org/KDE_Windows/Meetings Meetings]
**[[/Issues/kdewin-installer|Issues and thoughts for KDEWin-Installer]]
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*[[/Windows CE|Windows CE]]
*[[/Meetings|Meetings]]
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*Source code in the KDE git: [http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=emerge.git emerge]
  
==External Resources==
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=== Information for application developers ===
*[http://doc.trolltech.com/4.3/deployment-windows.html Deploying an Application on Qt/Windows] (trolltech.com)
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*[[/Compiling_Applications|Compiling (third party) KDE apps on Windows]] (outdated)
*http://kdelibs.com (former KDElibs/windows site, now aimed at ISVs)
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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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