Tag Archives: Open Source

Institut de la Francophonie numérique sponsoring offer to travel to Libre Graphics Meeting

L’Institut de la Francophonie numérique is sponsoring travel and lodging to the Libre Graphics Meeting in Bruxelles on 27-30 May, for people from one of the country of francophonie, that are not France: Albanie, Arménie, Bénin, Bulgarie, Burkina Faso, Burundi, … Continue reading

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Krita, a painting application, not really new news

The time when Krita was borne as KImageShop, as a Gimp-for-KDE is long gone. Not sure when this idea was killed, but it is clear that it has never really be the intention of the current team. The ambiguity of … Continue reading

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How to find where an exception is emited with Qt ?

When an exception is thrown and not catched in a Qt application, it get catched by Qt’s event loop, and the following message is displayed in the console: Qt has caught an exception thrown from an event handler. Throwing exceptions … Continue reading

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Discussing Krita, digital painting with David Revoy

For the next releases of Krita, we decided to pick up a specific artist, with a specific work flow, and to implement and fix the issue that he needs. For 2.2 (and probably 2.3), we have chosen David Revoy who … Continue reading

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KOffice 2.2 Release Schedule

One of the outcome of the meeting in Oslo was to take the final decision on the KOffice 2.2 release schedule. Following the current trend of a six months release schedule, therefor the 2.2 RC1 is planned for April, 27th … Continue reading

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KOffice Fall Meeting 2009 – Day 0

So I have arrived in Oslo for the KOffice Sprint. We are gathering in the Trolltech headquarter, currently waiting for people to arrive before going to have dinner in the center. Casual discussions have already started about moving to git, … Continue reading

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KOffice 2.1 is released, how user ready it is ?

Yesterday, we released KOffice 2.1, the first major release in the 2.x cycle. It brings many improvements over 2.0, providing a much more stable and rich full experience, you can read more details in the 2.1 release announcement. While 2.0 … Continue reading

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The last bit of *magick dependency is now gone from Krita

Since its birth, Krita has been depending on ImageMagick (or the GraphicsMagick fork). The original idea was to build Krita as a GUI on top of ImageMagick. When the current team (or at least its veterans) started to work on … Continue reading

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Inserting shapes/images in KOffice

A while ago, in a praise of karbon 2.0 I wrote, someone commented on the “lack” of tools in karbon, as opposed to inkscape. And from forum posts, or identi.ca, it seems to cause some confusions. For instance, there is … Continue reading

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Shiva generator, krita and metaball

One of the new thing of the upcoming 2.1 release for Krita (among improved stability) is that the OpenGTL library is now even more integrated, which makes it even easier to write cool filters or generators for Krita. Today, I … Continue reading

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