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Old 04-24-2007, 11:46 AM   #1
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LXer: The Road to KDE 4: Solid Brings Hardware Configuration and Control to KDE

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One of the many new technologies for KDE 4 is the often mentioned, but seldom explained Solid Hardware API. Hardware has always been a bit of an annoying element of using Linux and other Unix [like] operating systems, but Solid hopes to fix that for KDE 4. In many ways, Solid is like Phonon, in that it's a Qt/KDE style API around already existing components at the lower level, such as's HAL. It is already quite functional in the backend, and it's already affecting visible KDE components. Read on for more...



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