Articles tagged with #planetdebian-en




Is your KDE slooooow? Check your loopback interface

While digging Debian Qt-KDE's bugs, it has become more common to find people reporting that their KDE is very slow. Most of the time (if not every time) it turns out that the loopback interface is down. Sometimes the user did something wrong, sometimes some network manager, but the end …



QExtSerialPort in Debian experimental

After some rants about the status of different Qt-based serial port libs, I'm happy to announce that today QExtSerialPort was accepted in Debian experimental (this last link may give a 404 for some time, that's ok). A great effort was done upstream to put the source in a suitable …



QtSerialPort: a new hope

Some time ago I wrote about the status of Qt-based libs for using the serial port. Some days later I was pointed to the QtSerialPort project. The good news on this is that this is a project aimed to enter into Qt 5. I have tested the lib with some …



The license mess with serial port Qt-based libs

I am currently working on a Qt-based app that needs to communicate through the serial port. Apart from all the benefits that a normal lib with a serial port implementation will bring in this case, having a Qt-based serial port lib would make even more sense, as it should …