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Open SourceKDE developers have demonstrated a new network configurator

The first results of developing a new applet plasma-nm, acting as a sub-system configuration on NetworkManager and designed to control KDE settings to connect to the network. A distinctive feature of the new applet is complete processing interface using QML.

In the language of C + + functions are implemented only to interact with NetworkManager through leveraging library libnm-qt. The project is still far from complete, but it can perform basic functions to connect to wired and wireless networks. Continue reading

Open SourceOne of the administrators of the infrastructure of the KDE project detail described what happened a few days before the incident, which could be called the “Great Disaster KDE 2013.”

As a result of the incident, the KDE developers had nearly lost the contents of the 1500 Git-repository project.

It all started with the damage to the contents Ext4 file system on the primary Git-server after a failed virtual machine is restarted after the updates are applied to one server project. An error occurred and the file system was the integrity of the primary Git-repository, the contents of which were destroyed and many data repositories lost. The situation began to resemble a disaster, when administrators began to restore data from a backup. The fact that the backup practices a mirror Git-repository. Fingering mirror administrators was terrified – mirroring managed system automatically synchronize the erroneous data on all secondary servers, content repositories, which have also fallen into disrepair or been removed. Continue reading

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