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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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"''KDE 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]]
  
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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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 Vista, 7 and 8.
  
 
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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]]
  
 
==User Installation==
 
==User Installation==
 
*[[/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
  
 
==Development==
 
==Development==
*[[Getting_Started/Build/Windows/emerge|Build KDE 4 on Windows]] using ''emerge''
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*[[Getting_Started/Build/Windows/emerge|Build KDE 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]]
 
*[[/Development Workflow|Development Workflow]]
 
*[[/Development Workflow|Development Workflow]]
*[[/Issues |Issues, TODOs, and status info]] (on individual apps, libraries, or other parts of the project)
 
 
*[[/Tools|Tools]] (required or useful)
 
*[[/Tools|Tools]] (required or useful)
 
*[[/Porting Guidelines|Porting Guidelines]]
 
*[[/Porting Guidelines|Porting Guidelines]]
 
*[http://community.kde.org/KDE_Windows/Meetings Meetings]
 
*[http://community.kde.org/KDE_Windows/Meetings Meetings]
*[[/Windows CE|Windows CE]]
 
 
*Source code in the KDE git: [http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=emerge.git emerge]
 
*Source code in the KDE git: [http://quickgit.kde.org/?p=emerge.git emerge]
  
 
=== Information for application developers ===
 
=== Information for application developers ===
*[[/Compiling_Applications|Compiling (third party) KDE apps on Windows]]
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*[[/Compiling_Applications|Compiling (third party) KDE apps on Windows]] (outdated)
 
*[[/Packaging|Packaging / Distributing KDE apps on Windows]]
 
*[[/Packaging|Packaging / Distributing KDE apps on Windows]]
  
 
===(Release) status info===
 
===(Release) status info===
*Current release target is KDE 4.9 ([http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-windows&m=134856419908374&w=2]). Recently it has been suggested to skip to 4.10, however ([http://lists.kde.org/?l=kde-windows&m=135784778022201&w=2])
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*Current release target is KDE 4.10.2 ([http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/kde-windows/2013-May/007513.html]).
*Nightly builds (logs):
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*builds:
 
**[http://www.winkde.org/pub/kde/ports/win32/dashboard/release/ Release-Series]
 
**[http://www.winkde.org/pub/kde/ports/win32/dashboard/release/ Release-Series]
**[http://winkde.org/pub/kde/ports/win32/dashboard/ master]
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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
  
 
==Further reading, and support ressources==
 
==Further reading, and support ressources==

Latest revision as of 08:41, 12 September 2014


"KDE 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 Vista, 7 and 8.


[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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