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Plasma Active aims at creating a cross-device user experience for devices such as tablet computers, media centers, smartphones, and more. Plasma Active's mission statement is

Create a desirable user experience encompassing a spectrum of devices

Plasma Active runs on the proven Linux desktop stack, including the Linux kernel, Qt and KDE's Plasma Framework. The user interface is designed using Plasma Quick, a declarative markup language allowing for user interface design based on Qt Quick. Plasma Active uses existing Free desktop technology and brings it to a spectrum of devices through a device-specific user interface. Classical Plasma Widgets can be used on Plasma Active as can newly created ones. The key driver for the development of Plasma Active is the user experience. Collaboration is made easy through high-level development tools and a well defined process.

Plasma Active focuses on mobile devices, such as tablet computers. Plasma Active Tablet's user experience is designed around the web, social networks and multimedia content.

The following pages provide additional insights into conceptual and practical or organizational issues:

Grand Master Plan
Conceptual overview, high-level docs, other fuzzy logic
Development
Building and contributing to Plasma tablet, development workflow and release management
Installation
Instructions to get goin'
Devices
Hardware tested, setup instructions
Key Features
Planned feature set and use cases
Contour UX
Plasma Active's UX
Apps
Classification of applications running on Plasma Active
Info, FAQ
Contact details, FAQ, and more pointers


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