GSoC Idea: Create obex KIO plugin

Serhiy Kachaniuk serzholino at
Fri Apr 1 15:26:46 BST 2011

01.04.2011 16:59, Pali Rohár написав(ла):
> 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?
Yes, Bluedevil provides it

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