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Building Android Projects With Qt Creator And CMake
04 Aug 2018
As a Qt developer, you most likely are using qmake as a build system for your apps. It comes bundles with Qt, is easy to use and usually gets the...
Using FontAwesome 5 in QML
30 Mar 2018
FontAwesome is a set of icon fonts making it easy to beef up your user interfaces. It is mostly used in web applications (aka HTML/CSS), however, leveraging it to your...
Qt Quick Controls 2: Automatically Set The Width of Menus
13 Mar 2018
The Qt Quick Controls 2 module which Qt has introduced some time ago gets better and better with every release. With the new Fusion style it not finally gets interesting...
Prevent qmake from installing test cases
10 Jun 2017
If you use qmake to build your Qt based projects and at the same time the QtTest framework to write unit tests, you might have run into a strange behavior: Generated Makefiles...
Creating config header files using qmake
10 May 2017
In case you are using qmake as tool to build your Qt based application, you might sometimes jealously look over to other build systems like cmake for their support of...
Setting up suspend to hibernate in Fedora
28 Feb 2017
Important Note: When you upgrade to the current version Fedora 26 (which right now - July 2017 - ships with systemd 233), you might run into a regression which prevents...
Setting console font size on HiDPI screens in Fedora
21 Jan 2017
I recently switched to another laptop which has a HiDPI screen. As usual, the thing is running Fedora (currently in version 25). Especially the KDE desktop was quite easy to...
Fedora 21 (or later) not resuming from Suspend to Disk
03 May 2015
Consider this as a memo to myself (or a useful hint in case you ran into a similar issue recently ;) ): Some days ago, my Asus Zenbook stopped to...
Mac OS like gestures on Linux
03 Aug 2014
Recently, I changed from a Windows based PC on my work to a MacBook Air. That’s really great, mostly because of Mac OS provides a lot of the features I...
Intelligent Playlists - Part 2
09 Dec 2009
OK, so after the more general stuff in part 1, I now want to write about the theoretical side of the task. Besides “theoretical” might sound boring - it is...
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Intelligent Playlists - Part 1 03 Dec 2009
So, beneath the usual university stuff and my job I have to do a practical work this term for the Applied Systems of Artificial Intelligence course I’m attending currently. Beneath,...