GSoC Idea: Create obex KIO plugin

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at
Thu Mar 31 08:37:52 BST 2011

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

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