GSoC Idea: Create obex KIO plugin

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at
Fri Apr 1 14:59:21 BST 2011

2011/3/31 Pali Rohár <pali.rohar at>:
> 2011/3/31 Pali Rohár <pali.rohar at>:
>> On Št 31. marec 2011, 09:25:33 CEST, Thiago Macieira <thiago at> wrote:
>>>  transport between
>>> > phone and PC. And a lot of Nokia S40 phones support only obex (but
>>> > support obex over usb, ir, bluetooth). For linux I only found
>>> > application obexftp which can be used to transfer files to/from phone.
>>> > Obexftp are using openobex library. My idea is to write new KIO slave
>>> > plugin which will be use opneobex library for listing directories,
>>> > sending/receiving files between phone and PC. Then all KDE apps
>>> > supporting KIO (konqueror, dolphin, open/save dialogs in Kate, ...)
>>> > can browse phone file(s).
>>> >
>>> > I think that KDE had/has obex kio plugin but only for bluetooth. My
>>> > idea is to support usb and ir too.
>>> >
>>> > What are you say on my idea?
>>> So you're saying you want to take the existing kio_obex code and make it
>>> run  on more media? I'd say it's a good idea.
>> Existing code may be only inspiration for me, I would like to use openobex
>> library (it support usb, ir and bluetooth). I think that using one library
>> for all is better then more libraries.
>> --
>> Pali Rohár
>> pali.rohar at
> I sent my other GSoC idea about Kopete, but there was problem to find
> Kopete mentor. So you said that KIO obex plugin is good idea, but is
> for this idea mentor?
> --
> Pali Rohár
> pali.rohar at

I tried find KIO obex bt plugin, but I didnt find it. So is there KIO
obex bluetooth plugin?

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at

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