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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]]
 
"''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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*[[/How to Help|How to Help / Join]]
 
*[[/How to Help|How to Help / Join]]
 
*[http://windows.kde.org windows.kde.org]
 
*[http://windows.kde.org windows.kde.org]
*[[/Maintainers|Maintainers]] of Windows version of particular module or application
 
 
*[[/FAQ|Frequently answered questions]]
 
*[[/FAQ|Frequently answered questions]]
  
==Development==
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==User Installation==
*[[Getting_Started/Build/KDE4/Windows|Build KDE 4 on Windows]] using ''emerge''
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*[[/Installation|Install KDE 4 on Windows]] using the KDE Installer for Windows
 
*[[/Installation|Install KDE 4 on Windows]] using the KDE Installer for Windows
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*[[/additional_software_needed|Additional Software]] that is needed for some programs to work properly
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*[[/windows_specific_features|Windows specific features]]: modifying the location of .kde and some more internal settings
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==Development==
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*[[Getting_Started/Build/Windows/emerge|Build KDE 4 on Windows]] using ''emerge''
 
*[[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 of kdelibs|Missing features of 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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**[[Projects/Digikam/MS_Windows|Digikam on MS Windows]]
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*[[/Issues|Issues]]
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**[[/Issues/emerge|Issues, thoughts and jobs for emerge]]
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**[[/Issues/kdewin-installer|Issues and thoughts for KDEWin-Installer]]
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**[[/Issues/MSVC|Using MSVC compiler, debugger and editor]]
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*[[/Tools|Tools]] (required or useful)
 
*[[/Tools|Tools]] (required or useful)
 
*[[/Porting Guidelines|Porting Guidelines]]
 
*[[/Porting Guidelines|Porting Guidelines]]
*[[/Meetings|Meetings]]
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*[http://community.kde.org/KDE_Windows/Meetings Meetings]
*[[/TODOs|TODOs]]
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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]
  
==Resources==
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=== Information for application developers ===
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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==
 
*[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]
 
*[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]
 
*[irc://irc.freenode.net/kde-windows #kde-windows] channel on irc.freenode.net
 
*[irc://irc.freenode.net/kde-windows #kde-windows] channel on irc.freenode.net
*Source code in the KDE Subversion: [http://websvn.kde.org/trunk/kdesupport/kdewin32/ kdewin32]
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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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==External Resources==
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*Related blogs: [http://chehrlic.blogspot.com chehrlic], [http://saroengels.blogspot.com/ saroengels], [http://www.kdedevelopers.org/blog/104 jstaniek]
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*[[/In the Press|KDE on Windows in the press]]
 
*[[/In the Press|KDE on Windows in the press]]
*[http://doc.trolltech.com/4.3/deployment-windows.html Deploying an Application on Qt/Windows] (trolltech.com)
 
*http://kdelibs.com (former KDElibs/Windows site, now outdated, aimed at ISVs)
 
  
 
[[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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