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= Plasma Active =
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Plasma Active has been superseded by Plasma Mobile, please visit https://plasma-mobile.org
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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
  
Plasma Active is a workspace ("User Experience") specially designed for a range of devices. The first release of Plasma Active fully focuses on tablet computers. The user experience is designed around social networks, the web and multimedia content.
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'''Create a desirable user experience encompassing a spectrum of devices'''
  
Plasma Active runs on the proven Linux desktop stack, including the Linux kernel, D-Bus, Xorg, Qt and KDE's Plasma Framework. The user interface is designed using Qt Quick, a declarative markup language allowing for organic user interface design. Plasma Active uses existing and proven Free desktop technology and brings it to tablet devices through a touch-friendly user interface. Existing Plasma Widgets can be used on Plasma Active as well as newly developed ones. In Plasma Active, the user experience is the key driver for its development. Development and extension is made easy by high-level development tools and easy collaboration.
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[http://plasma-active.org 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.
  
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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 answers to conceptual and practical or organisational questions you might have:
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The following pages provide additional insights into conceptual and practical or organizational issues:
  
 
; [[/GrandMasterPlan|Grand Master Plan]]: Conceptual overview, high-level docs, other fuzzy logic
 
; [[/GrandMasterPlan|Grand Master Plan]]: Conceptual overview, high-level docs, other fuzzy logic
  
; [[/Development|Development]]: Building and contributing to plasma tablet, development workflow and release management
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; [[/Development|Development]]: Building and contributing to Plasma tablet, development workflow and release management
  
; [[/Installation|Installation]]: Instructions to get goin' (with testing)
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; [[/Installation|Installation]]: Instructions to get goin'
  
 
; [[/Devices|Devices]]: Hardware tested, setup instructions
 
; [[/Devices|Devices]]: Hardware tested, setup instructions
  
 
; [[/Features|Key Features]]: Planned feature set and use cases
 
; [[/Features|Key Features]]: Planned feature set and use cases
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; [[/Contour|Contour UX]]: Plasma Active's UX
  
 
; [[/Apps|Apps]]: Classification of applications running on Plasma Active
 
; [[/Apps|Apps]]: Classification of applications running on Plasma Active
  
; [[/Tasks|Tasks]]: Help shape Plasma Active!
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; [[/Info|Info, FAQ]]: Contact details, FAQ, and more pointers
  
; [[/Info|Info]]: Contact details and more pointers
 
  
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== Impatient? ==
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* Watch a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UPkYyDiuGyc Demo Movie] of Plasma Active Two
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* Download one of the demo live images: [http://download.open-slx.com/iso/12.1/plasma-active-2.iso  Balsam Professional] or [http://share.basyskom.com/contour/Deployment/latest-meego-plasma-active-stable.html MeeGo-based].
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* You can also try the [http://susegallery.com/a/qptX5G/plasma-active Plasma Active appliance] (work in progress). [http://mail.kde.org/pipermail/active/2011-October/001277.html More information].
  
Plasma Active is currently at a conceptual stage. We have a proof-of-concept working on certain hardware, with a basically working shell, but an incomplete set of key applications. We welcome people to take part in this endeavour to make Plasma Active rock.
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== Impatient? ==
 
* Watch a [http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=AvpvU2ZEM6Q Demo Movie]
 
* Download a proof-of-concept [http://open-slx.de/?Downloads live image]
 

Latest revision as of 22:40, 5 February 2019

Plasma Active has been superseded by Plasma Mobile, please visit https://plasma-mobile.org


This page was last edited on 5 February 2019, at 22:40. Content is available under Creative Commons License SA 4.0 unless otherwise noted.
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