My experiences with KMail2 in Debian

Thanks to the Qt/KDE team, specially to Maxy who has done most of the packaging and uploading, sid users are now enjoying KDE 4.10.5, including the new KDE PIM stuff that we have held out for the Wheezy release. I started using KMail2 (inside Kontact) a few …



Presenting qtchooser

A few days ago we the Qt/KDE team uploaded a new tool in the Qt ecosystem: qtchooser. This tool is a wrapper tool used to select between different Qt versions. Of course, the first and easiest example is choosing between Qt4 and Qt5. But it doesn't end there: it …



Debian/Ubuntu packages caching and mobile workstations

Not so long ago I read Dmitrijs' blog post on how to configure apt-cacher-ng to advertise it's service using avahi. As I normally use my laptop in my home and at work, and both networks have apt-cacher-ng running, I decided to give it a try. I have been administering apt-cacher-ng …



Qt 4.8.4 in experimental.

Since a few days we have Qt 4.8.4 (4:4.8.4+dfsg-3) in some archs of the experimental Debian archive. This release allows Qt4 to coexist with Qt5 while avoiding FTBFSs of current Qt4 packages in the archive. So if you maintain a Qt4 app and …