GSoC Idea: Create obex KIO plugin

Thiago Macieira thiago at
Thu Mar 31 08:25:33 BST 2011

On Thursday, 31 de March de 2011 08:57:42 Pali Rohár wrote:
> Hello,
> a lot of (Nokia) phones support obex protocol for file 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.

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