Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Derivatives using the LightDM GTK+ greeter

2012-01-12 Thread PCMan
Actually I have one gtk2 based lightdm greeter which is more themable than the one provided by lightdm-gtk-greeter. I have an updated version in my harddisk, but it's not yet fully ported to the latest lightdm APIs. Maybe I can take some time to finish it. Anyone interested? On Thu, Jan 12, 2012

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LXDE project structure and organization.

2011-12-29 Thread PCMan
How about writing some more unit tests? Are you willing to help? The engineering techniques are useful, but sometimes we just don't have that bit of time. For people who are not full time developers, it's hard to apply these industrial standards sometimes. Things are not as easy as it looks like.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] About lxpanel2

2011-12-28 Thread PCMan
basically, I'd avoid unnecessary OO whenever possible. If the term object oriented here refers to making everything on the desktop an object, that's a totally different thing and is not related to language used. On Wed, Dec 28, 2011 at 5:27 PM, Klaus Knopper l...@knopper.net wrote: Hi PCMan

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] About lxpanel2

2011-12-28 Thread PCMan
On Thu, Dec 29, 2011 at 10:45 AM, Alexis Lopez Zubieta azubi...@estudiantes.uci.cu wrote: Thanks for your replies Klaus Knopper and PCMan. As I understood you are planing to use an structured approach to create lxpanel2 and the rest of the LXDE desktop environment. Now I want to expose

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Viewnior?

2011-12-26 Thread PCMan
Yet another issue is, the underlying lib viewnior use, GtkImageView only has gtk2 support. It's a nice little library providing a lightweight and really fast gtk-based image viewer UI component. It's a pity that no gtk3 porting was done so far. Sooner or later we need to migrate to gtk3. If this

[Lubuntu-desktop] About lxpanel2

2011-12-26 Thread PCMan
Recently there are some discussions about lxpanel on the mailing list, which is really great. Hope that we can have a new maintainer for it. The original lxpanel, however, is bound to gtk2, xlib, and some linux-specific stuff. This makes migration to new technology very difficult. Much has

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LxScreenshot update

2011-12-26 Thread PCMan
I just created a git repo in lxde project for lxscreenshot. See http://lxde.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=lxde/lxscreenshot;a=summary git://lxde.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/lxde/lxscreenshot (read-only) ssh://usern...@lxde.git.sourceforge.net/gitroot/lxde/lxscreenshot(read/write) About

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Unresolved overheat issue blocks development

2011-12-21 Thread PCMan
andrew.woodhead...@gmail.comwrote: On 21 December 2011 04:58, PCMan pcman...@gmail.com wrote: Hi list, I have a long-standing unresolved issue on my Thinkpad R60 laptop. My Lubuntu gets overheat and performs shutdown automatically frequently. This happens since ubuntu 10.10 or 10.04 and I

[Lubuntu-desktop] libappmenu interferes with pcmanfm/libfm.

2011-12-01 Thread PCMan
I'm not sure how it happens. While debugging some weird memory leaks of libfm, I found that it's caused by ubuntu menu proxy. Ubuntu app menu stuff injects a module into gtk so every gtk app will loads it. Then, it tries to export application menus via dbus. The implementation, however, has some

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] LXSession improvements

2011-11-29 Thread PCMan
Looks quite good generally and source code written in vala is much more readable then GObject/C. :-) Some comments: - initial applications by default stuff: gnome classifies applications by stages rather than types. some applications should be loadad during initialization stage. some

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] LXSession improvements

2011-11-29 Thread PCMan
For the session manager, I also have some other ideas. Is it possible for lxsession to expose an interface for client tools to change environment variables. For example, clients can ask lxsession to do setenv(http_proxy, ...), so later newly launched applications will use new proxy settings. We

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Killing glade and gconf -- are there general guidelines or a blueprint?

2011-11-26 Thread PCMan
GtkBuilder should be the replacement for libglade. Glade 3 can output GtkBuilder format ui files. However, not all features provided by libglade are supported by GtkBuilder. In addition, the two formats are not compatible. Code used to load the ui xml files need to be re-written, too. Besides,

[Lubuntu-desktop] Roadmap: Bugs to fix before pcmanfm 1.0 release.

2011-11-18 Thread PCMan
I just took hours and cleaned up the bug tracker of pcmanfm and did some triage for all of the opened bugs today. Here are the remaining ones I'm going to fix for 1.0 release.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc Port to Vala

2011-11-17 Thread PCMan
Great! I started to use Vala recently and I like it a lot! Easy to use, and directly compiled to plain C. Almost as easy to use as python. On Fri, Nov 18, 2011 at 4:23 AM, Stephen Smally eco.st...@fastwebnet.itwrote: This message is target for the Lubuntu Software Center Team! Hi, i have

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [12.04] Firefox instead of Chromium?

2011-11-06 Thread PCMan
Thank you for your test. I, however, have some doubt about the chromium test. Since midori, epiphany, and chromium all uses webkit, what makes so many differences? The most memory-demanding parts should be webkit and the graphics. I don't believe that the remaining parts can cause so much impact.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [12.04] Firefox instead of Chromium?

2011-11-06 Thread PCMan
If you can create such a script, it helps a lot in other areas, too. We can use it to do benchmark for other components of lubuntu as well. On Mon, Nov 7, 2011 at 2:55 AM, Chris cyber.dr...@gmail.com wrote: I was suggesting some kind of script, which could write the results in a log file.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Vala and Vapi generation

2011-10-21 Thread PCMan
Please call Robert Ancell robert.anc...@gmail.com, the author of the great Lightdm. He is an expert who develops his programs with vala. For libraries not using GObject, generating vapi files, as far as I know, will be more difficult. It's a great idea. I'd like to start using vala recently.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] samba support

2011-10-19 Thread PCMan
against it if it is not working. bugs not reported only ever get fixed by chance :) (00:54:19) wxl: :D (00:55:31) phillw: in the past we had pyneighbourhood, but that wouldn't play' either, so pcman added it to pcmanfm to save grief :) (He's a darn good guy). (00:59:46) wxl: grrr (01:00:00

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Roadmap for Lubuntu 12.04

2011-10-17 Thread PCMan
That's OK. PCManFM will support basic file search later and some work has been done during last GSoC session, but first I have to fix some old bugs. The good news is, I passed my license examination yesterday. So I can have more free time now. The bad one is, I have an important presentation this

[Lubuntu-desktop] About future development, the use of dbus and C++

2011-10-17 Thread PCMan
Hi everyone on this list, I just passed my license exam yesterday. So that means I will have a little more free time from now on. I, however, still have an important presentation this week and I have to prepare for it. Since next week, I guess I'll have some time for LXDE development. It's time to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Extend desktop across dual monitors -- a feature I would like to see in Lubuntu 12.xx

2011-10-06 Thread PCMan
Multi-monitor support is a long standing issue. Here I'd like to ask everyone. How should a muli-monior desktop bahave? For the desktop panel: 1. one panel per monitor, configured separately 2. one panel exending to the external monitor 3. one panel staying on main monitor, no panel on the

[Lubuntu-desktop] Evaluate a new build system, CMake.

2011-09-25 Thread PCMan
Hi, Since many people agreed that autotools is aged, horribly slow, complicated, poorly documented, and hard to use correctly, I'm currently doing some experiments with CMake, yet another build system. KDE uses CMake since 4.0 and many other projects are migrating to it. However, CMake has no

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] remove threads from LSC

2011-09-13 Thread PCMan
Please keep thread design. Try to run your application on something like EeePC 701 and you'll know what I mean. Later when more features are added, and even when some info is get from internet, you'll still need threads. Sooner or later, you'll need it. On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 4:49 AM, Stefano

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc database

2011-09-12 Thread PCMan
Isn't /var/cache a better suited place for this kind of thing? It's a little bit weird to put cache in /usr/share. Even better if you can separate things for different locales in different cache files. This way you may waste some disk spaces and create lots of db files, but the result will be

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Audio Conf for Lubuntu

2011-09-11 Thread PCMan
For ALSA, a potential candidate GUI mixer is gamix. For PulseAudio, maybe we can use pama. Both are written in pure C language IIRC. Please evaluate them if possible. They are not the best ones, but at least they will be better then xterm -e alsamixer. Other ones I can find are written in python

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Use a database in lsc

2011-09-05 Thread PCMan
It's a good idea. Please don't use gdbm. It's performance is not good. For a simple and lightweight hash db, you can consider tdb, which is used by samba. If you want more advanced query, then sqlite is the best choice IMO. A nice idea is using locale specific cache since most parts of of a

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] L3afpad 0.8.18.1.1 (GTK Text Editor)

2011-09-01 Thread PCMan
Why should this be a fork? Are there any reasons that the gtk+ 3 port cannot go upstream? 2011/9/2 神癒礁湖 rafaellag...@gmail.com Enviado por 神癒礁湖 a través de Google Reader: L3afpad 0.8.18.1.1 (GTK Text Editor)http://GTK-Apps.org/content/show.php/L3afpad?content=144892 vía GTK-Apps.org

[Lubuntu-desktop] Experiment: Merge LXSession/LXSessionEdit/LXPolkit and make them a single package.

2011-08-21 Thread PCMan
Hi all, To simpify LXDE, I did some experiment last night. Since LXSession and LXSession Edit actually are used together, I merged them and make them the same package. Though LXSession Edit is originally designed to be desktop independent and can work under other DEs, I found no real use case of

[Lubuntu-desktop] About GPicView

2011-08-18 Thread PCMan
Hi everyone, As the original author and prior maintainer of GPicView, I'd like to ask for some comments from users and other developers. Since I no longer have the time to maintain GPicView and it still has many problems. I consider dropping GPicView in LXDE and replace it with a better one.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] About GPicView

2011-08-18 Thread PCMan
Please try Viewnior before making comments. It's better than GPicView in many ways. It has all the feature GPicView has and is as fast. It's GTK+ 3 ready, too. Though I don't like to drop my own program and use others', I see no reason not to use it because it's indeed superior than mine. Even

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] lxshortcut integration in pcmanfm PATCH

2011-08-18 Thread PCMan
For me, my plan for this part is to make lxshortcut a library, or have this functionality built into libfm directly. A library might be more appropriate since this can also be used by lxsession-edit later. A separate binary is better when we want to make it an optional component and handle cases

[Lubuntu-desktop] New Greeter for LightDM 0.9

2011-08-18 Thread PCMan
Hi list, I migrated my old GtkBuilder-based LightDM greeter to LightDM 0.9.x APIs. Now it works well again with the latest LightDM. It's still GTK+ 2 based. Migration to gtk3 will begin along with other LXDE components later. The source code is here:

[Lubuntu-desktop] About GTK2 - GTK3 Migration, a critical issue

2011-08-14 Thread PCMan
I'm not sure what Lubuntu devs will do on this issue, but from the LXDE side, there is no plan for the migration at this moment. For now, migration to gtk3 brings much more problems and bugs with no visible benefit. XFCE also keeps using gtk2 in the near future. The Chromium browser, is going to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Cut Paste Problem

2011-08-07 Thread PCMan
other changes prior to the release unless absolutely necessary. Other less critical changes/fixes can be made in 0.9.9.x releases later. Thanks. On Fri, Aug 5, 2011 at 9:32 PM, Phill Whiteside phi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Hi PCMan, There has been a bug raised.. https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Cut Paste Problem

2011-08-04 Thread PCMan
Please use the bug tracker for bug report instead of the mailing list. http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=156956atid=801864 I'll take some time to look into this. Thanks. On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 8:18 AM, wr...@tiscali.it wrote: Hello, could anyone read this issue?

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] USC

2011-08-02 Thread PCMan
Please use Glade to edit GtkBuilder. Don't use Gaspacho. Nobody edits the xml files by hands. GtkBuilder is the way to go. On Wed, Aug 3, 2011 at 1:59 AM, Stefano eco.st...@fastwebnet.it wrote: i prefere the code, because the xml files (gtk.builder file) are too difficult to edit by hand.

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Can be lubuntu software center good thing?

2011-07-29 Thread PCMan
I'd suggest that you do some investigate to see what's the cause of performance problems of software center first, and to see if avoiding them is possible. If it's not possible to avoid the performance problems, then go for a simplified synaptic. This could save you quite a lot of time for try and

[Lubuntu-desktop] About the recent slowdown of developement

2011-07-29 Thread PCMan
Some may noted that the development of pcmanfm and other lxde stuff slowed down significantly recently. I'm currently preparing for my license examination in order to get my license for internal medicine specialty. The examination will be on Sep 24 and on Oct 16. If I can pass the exam, I'll have

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Light-Weight software center

2011-07-27 Thread PCMan
A key question is, what makes your project lighter than software center? What's the bottle neck of software center? What makes it so heavy? Practically what will you do to make yours light? Usually just rewriting a program with less features won't make it significantly lighter or faster unless you

[Lubuntu-desktop] Time to release pcmanfm 0.9.9?

2011-07-10 Thread PCMan
Hi list, I fixed a dnd problem last weekend. So adding bookmarks with dnd should work now. The strings are not changed recently and translations are in good status. I think it's time to have 0.9.9 release. The remaining and less critical issues can be fixed later before 1.0 release. If everybody

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Call for review: PCManFM is almost ready for a new release.

2011-06-23 Thread PCMan
was released, why is it RC now? Anyway: we can fix (4) by editing debian/copyright to state the copyright info for that one file. Adding a copyright to autogen.sh is something PCMan would need to do, since he wrote it (I presume). I forgot who wrote it, but IIRC, Marty Jack did it long time ago

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LightDM Vs LXDM

2011-06-20 Thread PCMan
One question. Does gnome-keyring works properly under LightDM? If it works flawlessly, then I think the switch is necessary since this is an old problem of lxdm without fix. On Tue, Jun 21, 2011 at 7:15 AM, Chris cyber.dr...@gmail.com wrote: Aloha Matthew and the rest, I don't run the alpha (or

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Pidgin XChat

2011-06-18 Thread PCMan
Agree with you. People all have their own favorite applications. For me I installed Google Chrome and removed chromium. I use emesene for MSN and Skype for VoIP. I use Pidgin for IRC only. I use geany for text editor and I'm not using Leafpad at all. After installing Lubuntu, the first thing I do

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Call for review: PCManFM is almost ready for a new release.

2011-06-18 Thread PCMan
:12:06 +0800 PCMan pcman...@gmail.com wrote: https://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=156956atid=801864 OK, thanks, that's good to know. SUGGESTION: Let's test the current almost-0.9.9 codebase, fix any major issues found in the next week or so, then bump the SONAME version and release

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Call for review: PCManFM is almost ready for a new release.

2011-06-18 Thread PCMan
On Sun, Jun 19, 2011 at 1:07 PM, PCMan pcman...@gmail.com wrote: Thank you for the patches. I took some time to look at them and found some issues.    jmarsden committed 1963619    Add LINGUAS, reference doc files and libfm-pref-apps.desktop launcher: Regarding to the LINGUAS file, we have

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Call for review: PCManFM is almost ready for a new release.

2011-06-13 Thread PCMan
On Mon, Jun 13, 2011 at 6:34 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le Sunday 12 June 2011 à 01:21 +0800, PCMan a écrit : A new release as 0.9.9 is required. Please help review and test the code in git. Thanks a lot. Thanks PCMan. So far, It's working nice on L/Ubuntu 10.10. Some

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Call for review: PCManFM is almost ready for a new release.

2011-06-13 Thread PCMan
/tracker/?func=detailaid=3094303group_id=156956atid=801864 This is my bottom line. At least this one should be fixed before 0.9.9. Using git HEAD as source for a package in a distribution is not what pcman wants (and I support this way). Agreed -- and the simplest way to prevent this is to release

[Lubuntu-desktop] Call for review: PCManFM is almost ready for a new release.

2011-06-11 Thread PCMan
Hi all, I'm here to call for a review for PCManFM as the source code in git is in quite good shape now. Many known bugs are fixed and I did much refactor to the tabbed browsing part and merge changes in tab-rework3 branch with master. Please help test and update translations in various distros. If

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Proposed changes to lubuntu-desktop

2011-06-06 Thread PCMan
1. Lubuntu is lightweght + good usability. Sometimes usability should outweigh memory usage if the lighter alternatives are not as usable, xpdf for example. Midori is not stable enough. In addition, browser is the most critical part of a desktop system and is one of the largest security hole. A

[Lubuntu-desktop] Directory tree is now available in PCManFM!

2011-05-29 Thread PCMan
Everybody loves screenshot! http://blog.lxde.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/pcmanfm-dir-tree-480x383.png Directory tree in side pane was a feature in PCManFM 0.5 series, but it’s not yet implemented in the latest rewrite. Yesterday, I finished the rewrite for directory tree and added it to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] IRC Client

2011-05-29 Thread PCMan
+1 for dropping XChat. The purpose of default applications are to provide a sane and easy-to-use default for common users. Learning how to use two different applications won't be easier than learning one. So using pidging for all protocols is supports do makes sense. Users can learn once and use

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] 11.04 issues

2011-05-26 Thread PCMan
PCManFM always shows icons only to save screen space. So changing gtk+ settings won't affect it. This is not a bug. It's by design. On Fri, May 27, 2011 at 8:20 AM, Tim Bernhard ohiom...@gmail.com wrote: OK, item 4 is not a bug. I found the Icons only setting for the Task Bar (Window List).

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Fwd: Lubuntu and Accessibility

2011-05-24 Thread PCMan
For the panel, Brian Cameron has a good idea. He suggested that we can use a different UI for orca. That means, replacing all buttons in the bar with standard GtkButton widget rather than some hand-made ones. This looks ugly, but will have much better usability. If accessibility mode is on, we use

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Work items and TODOs (LXDE)

2011-05-23 Thread PCMan
On Tue, May 24, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Jonathan Marsden jmars...@fastmail.fm wrote: On 05/23/2011 01:33 PM, Julien Lavergne wrote: I'm not aware of any big crasher. Right click on the Lubuntu 11.04 desktop.  Click Desktop Preferences.  In Desktop Preferences dialog box, click on the Wallpaper

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Work items and TODOs (LXDE)

2011-05-22 Thread PCMan
they are all in, is there anything preventing you and pcman from doing a source tarball release of LXDE -- maybe an rc1 release??  Then we can package from that and if all looks good, you guy can do a 'real' new LXDE release?  Are there any automated test tools/test suite for LXDE, incidentally

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Work items and TODOs (LXDE)

2011-05-22 Thread PCMan
have commit access to the branches). Great!  Then I won't do any more of these, since you are almost done with all the rest :) Once they are all in, is there anything preventing you and pcman from doing a source tarball release of LXDE -- maybe an rc1 release??  Then we can package from

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LXDE plans and priorities

2011-05-22 Thread PCMan
transition? On Mon, May 23, 2011 at 12:51 PM, Jonathan Marsden jmars...@fastmail.fm wrote: On 05/22/2011 08:41 PM, PCMan wrote: After this one is finished, I'll try to find some time to fix other bugs in the file manager. As for other lx-* stuff, I currently don't have enough time to fix them. Really

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Work items and TODOs

2011-05-08 Thread PCMan
Seriously, Lubuntu did a lot of fixes to the original LXDE and most of them are quite good. Can anyone help integrate the fixes with upstream source code? On Sun, May 8, 2011 at 4:17 PM, Jonathan Marsden jmars...@fastmail.fm wrote: On 05/06/2011 02:53 AM, Julien Lavergne wrote:

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] system requirements (workaround created!)

2011-05-03 Thread PCMan
Just some thoughts. Will it be better to run df periodially at a several second interval during installation to get a more accurate number? So we can know the disk usage every second during the installation process. The maximum of the values collected plus a safety margin is the minimal disk space

[Lubuntu-desktop] Status Update for the File Manager

2011-04-08 Thread PCMan
OK, it’s time to tell the world what we’re doing to the file manager Here is a status report for PCManFM. Several bugs are fixed, and others are not. I’m currently working on fixing them. 1.Directory tree will be available from side pane again in next release. I have finished 50% of the feature

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Any major must fix before Beta issues left in Lubuntu?

2011-03-30 Thread PCMan
Text based installer + 1. The alternate CD with console-based UI is good enough IMO if it can have l10n user interface. Windows installer has long been text-based since windows 3.1 and it's still text-based in windows xp. Nobody complains of this so why should we insist that there should be a

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Any major must fix before Beta issues left in Lubuntu?

2011-03-30 Thread PCMan
. Sorry for my English. 2011/3/30 PCMan pcman...@gmail.com Text based installer + 1. The alternate CD with console-based UI is good enough IMO if it can have l10n user interface. Windows installer has long been text-based since windows 3.1 and it's still text-based in windows xp. Nobody complains

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Natty Alpha 3 released

2011-03-12 Thread PCMan
thoughts or comments? On Fri, Mar 11, 2011 at 7:56 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le vendredi 11 mars 2011 à 19:11 +0800, PCMan a écrit : From the list, I'm sure that you have done a great job to patch the components and added exciting features here and there. However, the upstream

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Natty Alpha 3 released

2011-03-12 Thread PCMan
to qtconfig to make it more cross-desktop but later I found this very difficult. Any better idea? On Sat, Mar 12, 2011 at 7:30 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le samedi 12 mars 2011 à 16:35 +0800, PCMan a écrit : I did a quick review and found a problem in lxappearance. The Xft antialias

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Ask yourself...

2011-03-09 Thread PCMan
Regarding to the menu editor, actually there is an easy fix. To fork gnome menu editor and have it loads lxde-applications.menu file instead of gnome's applications.menu. It's written in python and patching this won't be too difficult. However, maintaining a fork for such a project just to do this

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] insert blank dvd

2011-03-01 Thread PCMan
The file brasero.desktop needs to contain MimeTypes=x-content/* to make this work. Please refer to freedesktop.org mime spec for x-content/ stuff. It's one of the gnome-standards which are added to the so-call cross-desktop freedesktop.org specs without conscensus. Currently only gnome/glib/gio

[Lubuntu-desktop] Plan to have a new release for pcmanfm/libfm recently.

2011-02-14 Thread PCMan
Hi, This month I got some time for coding and hacking. So I started to fixed the bugs currently in our bug tracker. I already fixed part of them and a new release is planned. Now it should compile with either glib = 2.26 or glib = 2.27. When glib = 2.27 is used to compile libfm, the gio module

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] trash can question

2010-12-04 Thread PCMan
This one works, too. [Desktop Entry] Type=Link Name=Trash URL=trash:/// Icon=user-trash PCManFM supports Type=Link On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 5:58 PM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.com wrote: On Sat, 4 Dec 2010 08:16:55 +0100 Zoltan Matlak matlakz...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, Is it possible to

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Applications by default : control-center

2010-11-23 Thread PCMan
This command can just work as a control center. pcmanfm menu://applications/DesktopSettings It's not perfect, but basically it's usable. If the layout is not good, we can have a specialized menu file for it. On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 7:56 AM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.com wrote: On Mon, 22

[Lubuntu-desktop] Desktop icons are now freely movable!

2010-10-06 Thread PCMan
I just merged the latest movable desktop icon support to master branch. So now it's available in git repository. If you're installing from git you'll get it. There are still some usability issues, but it mostly works quite well. After two years, finally we have movable desktop icons. Really thank

[Lubuntu-desktop] PCManFM now partially supports moving desktop icons

2010-10-05 Thread PCMan
Hi list, I just did very primitive partial support for moving desktop icons. Now the position can be saved and restored, but there are sitll some bugs. As a proof of concept, however, it works already. For the interested, the source code is in move_icon branch of our git repo. So the desktop icons

[Lubuntu-desktop] I'm going to release pcmanfm 0.9.8 + libfm 0.1.14 this week.

2010-10-04 Thread PCMan
Hi list, Recently I fixed many old bugs of the pcmanfm 0.9.7. The drag-and-drop issue is also fixed, too. I rewrote that part. Bookmarks are reorderable and dropping files to side pane works flawlessly. Now it's time for a new release. The strings are not yet completely frozen. Most of them won't

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] plymouth

2010-10-01 Thread PCMan
I'm also one of the people who want to remove Plymouth. It creates random crashes everytime I boot my system. Sometimes it works well and gives me nice boot screen with the nice artwork. Sometimes it just hangs forever and show random pixels on my screen. Then my laptop became unresponsive so I

[Lubuntu-desktop] New mailing list lxde-i18n for LXDE translators

2010-09-21 Thread PCMan
In the past we used translat...@mailinglist.lxde.org to coordinate translation work for LXDE. This mailing list server, however, suffers from unexpected downtime sometimes recently and has some maintaince issues. To eliminate the maintaince load and provide more stable service, we’re moving to a

[Lubuntu-desktop] A status matrix of all LXDE components

2010-09-21 Thread PCMan
I just created a status matrix of LXDE components on our LXDE wiki. This matrix shows you the current status of every LXDE component. The content of this wiki page is far from complete, but it’s just a start. http://wiki.lxde.org/en/Status_of_LXDE_Components So, please take a look if you’re

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Try to make a conclusion for lxsession-logout and screen locking.

2010-09-14 Thread PCMan
On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 6:25 PM, Guido Berhoerster guido+sourceforge@berhoerster.name wrote: * PCMan pcman...@gmail.com [2010-09-14 06:56]: No, your script didn't do the right thing. If gnome-screensaver is not running, gnome-screen-saver-command shouldn't be called. If you do this, gnome

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] Try to make a conclusion for lxsession-logout and screen locking.

2010-09-14 Thread PCMan
On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 4:19 AM, Guido Berhoerster guido+sourceforge@berhoerster.name wrote: * PCMan pcman...@gmail.com [2010-09-14 15:48]: No, running gnome-screensaver-command -l without gnome-screensaver running will print **Message: Screensaver is not running! and return exit code

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] Try to make a conclusion for lxsession-logout and screen locking.

2010-09-14 Thread PCMan
, 2010 at 5:26 AM, Guido Berhoerster guido+sourceforge@berhoerster.name wrote: * PCMan pcman...@gmail.com [2010-09-14 22:46]: On Wed, Sep 15, 2010 at 4:19 AM, Guido Berhoerster guido+sourceforge@berhoerster.name wrote: * PCMan pcman...@gmail.com [2010-09-14 15:48]: No, running gnome

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Try to make a conclusion for lxsession-logout and screen locking.

2010-09-13 Thread PCMan
=lxde/lxsession;a=shortlog;h=refs/heads/lock Thank you all. On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 4:53 PM, PCMan pcman...@gmail.com wrote: Hello list, After lengthy discussions, to solve the issue that lxsession lacks locking mechanism making suspend and hibernate insecure, I'll like to make a conclusion

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Try to make a conclusion for lxsession-logout and screen locking.

2010-09-13 Thread PCMan
is not a reliable solution. That's why your script is not used directly. On Tue, Sep 14, 2010 at 3:04 AM, Guido Berhoerster guido+sourceforge@berhoerster.name wrote: * PCMan pcman...@gmail.com [2010-09-13 19:38]: The features mentitioned in this mail is implemanted in lock branch now. Please

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Idea for lxde menu

2010-09-03 Thread PCMan
It's not supported by OpenBox. Another tools are needed. Xbindkeys clashes with openbox if Win key is set. So, find other solutions please. On Fri, Sep 3, 2010 at 8:47 PM, Jean-Pierre Vidal Piesset jpx...@gmail.com wrote: Hi guys: I've always wondered way in all the distros i've tried the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Recent progress

2010-09-03 Thread PCMan
Forgot to say. LXSession is going to be fixed, too. A user provided a patch to provide locking via screensaver. I'm going to take a look at this part this month once I get leisure time. On Sat, Sep 4, 2010 at 8:30 AM, PCMan pcman...@gmail.com wrote: Hi, I've been quiet recently because I'm too

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] lxinput

2010-08-16 Thread PCMan
Try the latest release lxinput 0.3. This should have been fixed. On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Bob Trevithick bob.trevith...@gmail.com wrote: I've started developing Carpal Tunnel in my mouse hand, so have switched hands.  Lxinput lets me change the mouse button for left-handed use, but it

[Lubuntu-desktop] Plan to postpond the release of PCManFM 1.0

2010-08-08 Thread PCMan
Hi list, After finishing LXAppearance2, now it's time to give some love to the most problematic component, the file manager. Today I carefully reviewed the whole bug tracker and user-feed backs in my mailbox and thought about how to continue. The final decision is, the release of 1.0 needs to be

[Lubuntu-desktop] LXAppearance/Openbox integration is finished!!

2010-08-07 Thread PCMan
Since LXAppearance now supports plugins, it’s possible to add new features to it with third party plugins. Today I ported the GUI configuration tool for OpenBox obconf to LXAppearance. Now a plugin for seamless OpenBox integration is available. A picture is worth a thousand words:

[Lubuntu-desktop] The rewrite of LXAppearance2 is finished today.

2010-08-05 Thread PCMan
As stated in previous posts, LXAppearance is currently being rewritten. Today, the rewrite is finished. Now LXAppearance becomes the most feature-rich Gnome-free gtk+ theme changer. If the gtk+ theme you use supports color schemes, such as Clearlooks, you can customize these colors in

[Lubuntu-desktop] LXAppearance2 is going to replace LXAppearance soon

2010-08-03 Thread PCMan
Hi list, The development of LXAppearance2 is almost finished. The only things missing are color schemes and removing installed themes. Oiginally adjustment of gtk+ stock icon sizes was planned, but it's a rarely needed feature and it's hard to make good UI for it. So this one is cancelled. Other

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] PCManFM Go Network Drives

2010-08-03 Thread PCMan
Basically you only need gvfs, gvfs-backends, and a working dbus. Trouble shooting with this guide: http://wiki.lxde.org/en/PCManFM_build_and_setup_guide On Wed, Aug 4, 2010 at 2:42 AM, Yorvyk yorvik.ubu...@googlemail.com wrote: On Tue, 03 Aug 2010 12:38:09 - Benny Hult be...@graniitti.net

[Lubuntu-desktop] Prepare to release LXInput 0.3.0

2010-08-02 Thread PCMan
Hi list, The current latest release of lxinput contains some bugs. The code has been fixed in git, but there was no tarball release for it. In addition, much has been done for translations. It's time to make a new release. Please test the lxinput source code in git and do some final review for the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] How can I lock screen in Lubuntu?

2010-08-02 Thread PCMan
For locking the screen, is it acceptable to add options to lxsession to execute some commands prior to suspend/hibernation? So we can execute the locking command of either xscreensaver or gnome-screen-saver, or others according to the settings? Is this an acceptable option? On Mon, Aug 2, 2010

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] LXAppearance 2 is almost working

2010-07-30 Thread PCMan
Thank you. The backtrace is quite useful. It's fixed in git by Andrea Florio and...@opensuse.org already. On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 10:02 PM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le jeudi 29 juillet 2010 à 03:10 +0800, PCMan a écrit : Hi all, I did a complete rewrite from scratch

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [lubuntu-desktop]

2010-07-29 Thread PCMan
Do you have plymouth installed? On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 12:54 AM, xsaiddx said kosai...@gmail.com wrote: im wondering why 3 in 5 times when my pc start after few sec everythin freez and i have no controle mouse/keyboard .. only the turf off button also if i run lampp and im not connected to

[Lubuntu-desktop] LXAppearance 2 is almost working

2010-07-28 Thread PCMan
Hi all, I did a complete rewrite from scratch for lxappearance. The source code is here. http://lxde.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=lxde/lxappearance2;a=summary Features of the original lxappearance has all been implemented except icon theme installation. Compared with the old one, the UI

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Direct UDisks support for libfm and pcmanfm is finished!

2010-07-08 Thread PCMan
Any console debug messages you've got? Do you have udisks correctly installed? Does the command udisks work for you? On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:36 AM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le samedi 03 juillet 2010 à 08:24 +0800, PCMan a écrit : Hi, I just finished direct udisks support

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] [Lxde-list] LXAdmin, a collection of little applications to manage settings on LXDE

2010-06-27 Thread PCMan
When you get them working well, please get us informed. It's my pleasure to create a git repo for you on http://sf.net/projects/lxde. It's easy to pull your work form github then. Great job! Thank you all. On Mon, Jun 28, 2010 at 12:45 AM, Julien Lavergne gi...@ubuntu.com wrote: Le dimanche 27

[Lubuntu-desktop] Can we have a screen to select several optioinal apps during installation?

2010-06-27 Thread PCMan
As the title, I'm always thinking about this. Can we have a screen to select several optioinal apps during installation? For example, before the installation begins, let the user choose the file manager and office suite they want. So people can choose from firefox, midori, or chromium. Also they

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Another interesting music player

2010-06-23 Thread PCMan
Something using python never uses less memory than a C program. You forgot to count the python runtime in. The whole python runtime sometimes consumes more than 20 mb. Of course, if you only count the little script in, it uses less than 5 mb, but that's not true. On Wed, Jun 23, 2010 at 9:25 PM,

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] FW: Another interesting music player

2010-06-23 Thread PCMan
1. Given you have proper codecs and audio libs installed for mplayer, adding a music player won't bring many addiional dependencies since they are already there. 2. Usability matters. If you consider user interface, gnome-mplayer is a nice video player but it's really a bad music player. It's even

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Changing PDF viewer by default

2010-06-20 Thread PCMan
Regarding to hardware, my suggestions to make the system usable: CPU: above 600 MHz should be enough most of the time RAM: 512 mb is suggested, and 256 is minimal requirement Disk space: 2 GB at least (including swap) These values are based on personal experience, not any accurate measurement or

[Lubuntu-desktop] Recent LXDE progresses

2010-06-16 Thread PCMan
Here are some updates on recent LXDE progresses. The file manager has much exciting progress: 1. I'm now doing direct udisks support without gvfs or gnome-disk-utility. So far the progress is good and it already can listed volumes. Mounting and unmounting should be available soon. This enables

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