Bilbo is moving into KDE project, with a new name!

Saturday, September 19th, 2009

For a long time, We (The Bilbo team) and KBlogger developers were in touch to replace KBlogger with Bilbo and put it into KDE PIM as its primary Blogging client.

And after last release (a.k.a Bilbo 1.0), We have decided to do the job, So we moved the source code to KDE svn repository.

And recently one member of Tolkien Enterprise contacted us to rename Bilbo Blogger, because it’s trademarked by that organization. So we selected the name Blogilo for it. And from now, We will refer it as Blogilo, And it will be released as a part of KDE project.

  1. #1 by Mahdi - September 22nd, 2009 at 17:05

    Blogilo really deserves to be included in KDEPIM! It’s an excellent piece of software. Keep up the good job!

  2. #2 by cm - September 25th, 2009 at 23:27

    Congratulations – it’s a great tool and deserving of joining the KDE family. Has it moved to kde svn yet – I haven’t been able to locate it there.

  3. #3 by mehrdad - September 26th, 2009 at 07:58

    It’s in kdereview section, now!
    And will move into KDE/pim

  4. #4 by Toño - October 4th, 2009 at 16:09

    Esperanto name, isn’t it? If you need help for translation into Esperanto, same people in our movement would easily help.

  5. #5 by Mike - October 23rd, 2009 at 08:14

    When will Blogilo be available in KDE?

  6. #6 by mehrdad - October 23rd, 2009 at 08:40

    With next KDE releases, i.e. KDE 4.4

  7. #7 by lefty.crupps - December 7th, 2009 at 18:46

    I use Bilbo (a release before the rename) and it doesn’t support image uploading for BlogSpot accounts. Does the newest release have this functionality? Or, is it expected to have this by the KDE SC 4.4 release?

    Thanks for the great application!

  8. #8 by golnaz - December 9th, 2009 at 18:44

    No, Uploading media to blogspot is not supported yet, Because the
    underlying APIs (Blogger1 and GData) don’t support this.

  9. #9 by lefty.crupps - December 10th, 2009 at 20:01

    @golnaz why not use the Blogger 2.0 API, does BlogSpot not have that?

  10. #10 by golnaz - December 11th, 2009 at 18:38

    I searched a bit , And doubt that Blogger 2.0 can support remote media uploading.

  11. #11 by Muzica - May 13th, 2010 at 12:48

    @golnaz i think you will have to wait

  12. #12 by marsha - April 8th, 2011 at 03:02

    Congratulations!!!! Your moving on to the next level!!! :) but you should adjust the information that you posted because there are question and complain about it. Keep it up your good job.

  13. #13 by Andrew @ squeeze page software - May 11th, 2011 at 14:30

    Is Blogilo 1.0.1 the latest version? I’m planning to give it a try by next week.

  14. #14 by mehrdad - May 11th, 2011 at 14:34

    It’s latest official release,
    You can try it from git too

  15. #15 by Sarah - May 24th, 2011 at 18:51

    Thanks for the updated info above! I had the same question… and there it is! :)

  16. #16 by Mike - June 14th, 2011 at 19:50

    I think Blogilo is a better name than Bilbo. Everytime I hear Bilbo, I think of the Lord Of The Rings character.

  17. #17 by Kila - June 16th, 2011 at 03:10

    Great job. Super pumped to use it!!
    @mike – too funny I thought of Bilbo from LOTF too. :)

  18. #18 by Walter - June 24th, 2011 at 18:52

    I’ve tried the beta version and so fat if works well but I have a speed issue in navigating. Anyone has an idea regarding this? I cannot find similar posrt related to my problem.

  19. #19 by Julia A. - July 21st, 2011 at 06:29

    Mike :
    I think Blogilo is a better name than Bilbo. Everytime I hear Bilbo, I think of the Lord Of The Rings character.

    LOL! :))

    I’ve tried Blogilo and I’m happy with it!

  20. #20 by Magentarecruitment - November 29th, 2011 at 13:13

    BLOGILO is just amazingly awesome. 😀

  21. #21 by Austin - March 1st, 2013 at 03:47

    Love the support for Gdata API and the WYSIWYG editor. Sweeet!!

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