Martin's Blog

This blog is mostly about programming stuff I encounter during my daily work as software/firmware developer, spiced up with some IT related information (aka setup instructions mostly for Fedora Linux).

Aug 4, 2018

Building Android Projects With Qt Creator And CMake

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...

Mar 30, 2018

Using FontAwesome 5 in QML

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...

Mar 13, 2018

Qt Quick Controls 2: Automatically Set The Width of Menus

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...

Jun 10, 2017

Prevent qmake from installing test cases

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...

May 10, 2017

Creating config header files using qmake

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...

Feb 28, 2017

Setting up suspend to hibernate in Fedora

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...

Jan 21, 2017

Setting console font size on HiDPI screens in Fedora

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...

May 3, 2015

Fedora 21 (or later) not resuming from Suspend to Disk

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...

Aug 3, 2014

Mac OS like gestures on Linux

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...

Dec 9, 2009

Intelligent Playlists - Part 2

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...

Dec 3, 2009

Intelligent Playlists - Part 1

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,...

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