[kde-community] KDE on Android moving forward

Martin Steigerwald martin at lichtvoll.de
Wed Oct 7 12:54:28 UTC 2015

Am Mittwoch, 7. Oktober 2015, 13:20:24 CEST schrieb Aleix Pol:
> Dear community,

Hi Aleix,

> The world is ever-changing and KDE has always been trying to stand one
> step forward by pushing our technologies towards those areas which we
> are not still quite consolidated in. Recent efforts such as Plasma
> Mobile and the guidance of Randa Meetings 2015 towards "Bring Touch to
> KDE" are some examples of gaps we could further explore.
> The KDE e.V has been working on getting an official developer account
> for the Google Play Store [1]. We consider it important to give our
> developers the opportunity to distribute KDE applications under a
> shared umbrella. Similarly to all sort of projects we hold in KDE
> Applications, the KDE Community Google Play Store account is expected
> to provide a wide collection of Qt/KF5-based apps. As usual, the KDE
> Manifesto must also apply to these applications. The other benefit is
> that our users become aware of all the applications we provide easily
> and that they can trust that the app is genuine and up to our quality
> standards. Currently, Marble, KDE Connect and KAlgebra are already
> available from our Google Play Store account.

Nice to see freedom and awesomeness coming to Android.

Is it also planned to make these available via F-Droid for those of us you run 
their Android phones without Google account?

Thank you,

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