Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Weekly meetings - Finding the right time

2011-11-15 Thread Stefano
For me is pretty good Tuesday at 6 or Wednesday at 8 (Greenwich time, right?), if i'm included, of course. Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe :

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Software Center News

2011-11-07 Thread Stefano
As you can see, in these days, the lubuntu software center project is a little inactive, why? * I'm looking for the PackageKit APIs, to port LSC to PackageKit (PackageKit has also some utils to determinate applications-packages and so, we will be able to change it to Light Software Center and

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

2011-11-05 Thread Stefano
). Other reasons to switch: GTK3 Better desktop integration (Chromium themeing is limited and hard to include as default) What do you guys think? +1, i love firefox, chromium is too much for dummies ;-) -- Stefano eco.st...@fastwebnet.it ___ Mailing

[Lubuntu-desktop] Fix horrible icons in guvcview

2011-10-23 Thread Stefano
, but as dar as i know the c compiler doesn't care of space identation -- Stefano eco.st...@fastwebnet.it ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu

[Lubuntu-desktop] Vala and Vapi generation

2011-10-21 Thread Stefano
Hi, i'm trying to generate some vapi for lxde-specific packages (such as menu-cache). is there anybody expert in this? maybe we can push a branch with all the lxde bindings for vala. Regards Stephen Smally -- Stefano eco.st...@fastwebnet.it

[Lubuntu-desktop] Blank screen bug solved (LSC)

2011-10-11 Thread Stefano
Ok, with the 77 revision the blank screen bug should be definitively solved. Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lubuntu Software Center Gtk3

2011-10-09 Thread Stefano
Hi, after a week, the gtk3 version of lubuntu software center is released, the package is building, so wait a moment ;-) with this version, LSC is completely ported to gtk3, the gtk2 version won't be supported anymore. The User Interface is completely rewritten, using a sort of plug-system, in

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc Mockups

2011-10-01 Thread Stefano
Hi Everybody i'm looking for new ideas fot he Lubuntu Software Center Interface, if you have some ideas, please draw a mockup and post. regards Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to :

[Lubuntu-desktop] News

2011-09-27 Thread Stefano
Ok, i've noticed that there are functions that work both on debian and ubuntu, so debian is the way to go for me :-P (of course i will do a dual-boot) Regards Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to :

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc pause

2011-09-26 Thread Stefano
Ok, i'm switched to debian (xubuntu damaged) and i noticed that apt_pkg has changed a lot of functions names (what a mess). so i will restart to work on lsc when Lubuntu 11.10 will be released (something like 14 days i think), to test it better. Regards Stephen Smally

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] I: Lsc 55

2011-09-25 Thread Stefano
Right, remove the first '-' Bad URL dude ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop More help :

[Lubuntu-desktop] Light mockup 2

2011-09-25 Thread Stefano
excusme, this is the right mockup attachment: lscmock.png___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop More help :

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc 58

2011-09-23 Thread Stefano
Lubuntu Software Center revision 58 is out (wait a moment please), new features: * new show/hide left pane button, as discussed in irc * now the details dialog looks good (finally!) i'm going to look for screenshots (the shouldn't be so heavy) anyway. A question: what do you think about the

[Lubuntu-desktop] Use xcompmgr in Lubuntu

2011-09-18 Thread Stefano
Hi everybody, i'm trying xcompmgr on my Lxde desktop, and it's very nice! It uses few RAM (2,5 mb on my 64 bit system) and can provide cool fade-in/out effects for menus and windows. I've tried this configuration: xcompmgr -cfC -D 5 then i removed the Show animation during maximize or minimize

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc 55

2011-09-18 Thread Stefano
Lsc 55 is out. New clean dialog, to take care of your Lubuntu ;-) various UI improvements Solved some bugs related on the Apps store. Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to :

[Lubuntu-desktop] LSC 53

2011-09-17 Thread Stefano
Ok, LSC 53: * solved bugs related dependencies alternatives (see fusion-icon) There is a problem, Lsc can't show all the dependencies, for example if a package depend on a metapackage, the depends of the metapackage are now showed. e.g: fusion-icon compiz-kde (requested by fusion-icon)

[Lubuntu-desktop] LSC 55

2011-09-17 Thread Stefano
Lsc 55 will be pushed tomorrow, changelog: * Solved another bug related to the depends * few changes to the UI (in the preferences dialog, in the apps list and in the left pane) * Now the update and upgrade buttons work well What can i say, i use it for everyday use and is stable (no more strange

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc 50

2011-09-15 Thread Stefano
Thanks to Julien, the revision 50 is out! the database is build during the installation or whenever the folder /usr/share/app-install/desktop is modified now. The ui is changed a bit, you can decide if show the menubar or let hide. If you think that some options should be default in lsc (like use

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc database

2011-09-13 Thread Stefano
On 13/09/2011 00:48, Julien Lavergne wrote: Le 12/09/2011 23:17, PCMan a écrit : Isn't /var/cache a better suited place for this kind of thing? +1, I think /var/cache/LSC is also a better place. Also, please make an independent script to update the database, so I can hook it in the package.

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc revision 47

2011-09-13 Thread Stefano
Ok, i've made few changes: * if the old config file hasn't some options will be updated and the new options will be added as in the default config file (this will create ~/.config/default_LSC.ini) * if the database doesn't exists, and the use of the database is setted True in the preferences, a

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc base branch

2011-09-13 Thread Stefano
Hi everybody, i want to notify that the zctive and pushed branch for Lubuntu Software Center is again lp:lubuntu-software-center. Regards Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to :

[Lubuntu-desktop] remove threads from LSC

2011-09-13 Thread Stefano
With the new database-based engine the ui charges in few seconds (half second on my machine), so we can remove the use of threads and reduce memory usage. Pro: Reduce Memory usage No more problems like no error report inside a thread Contro (how do you say in english? the bad

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc using a database, amazing!

2011-09-12 Thread Stefano
Hi, i'm trying to use a database builded parsing /usr/share/app-install/desktop in lsc. well men, is amazing fast! when the ui shows the apps database is charged and ready to go! i will commit as soon as possible and i will build the ppa. if you wan't to try the database follow these step: 1 -

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc database

2011-09-12 Thread Stefano
the database should be moved to /usr/share/LSC, i will do it immediately. Please note that to use the database in the step 3 you have to launch python with sudo ($ sudo python) Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Audio Conf for Lubuntu

2011-09-11 Thread Stefano
Only one info, does lubuntu use alsa or pulseaudio? Stephen Smally On 11/09/2011 20:32, Julien Lavergne wrote: Le 11/09/2011 18:28, PCMan a écrit : For ALSA, a potential candidate GUI mixer is gamix. gamix was removed from Debian because it was not maintained properly. For PulseAudio, maybe

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

2011-09-06 Thread Stefano
ok, i'm looking into sqlite3, but if the db should be for all the user we need permission to write in a system folder. how to make a cache? it think that something like: if not package in cache: packages.append([ pkginfo1 pkginfo2 pkginfo3 ... ]) else: pass can work.

[Lubuntu-desktop] Use a database in lsc

2011-09-05 Thread Stefano
i was thinking about the use of a database, re-builded every time the cache update or upgrade, this because parse the contents of a directory(/usr/share/app-install/desktop) is very slow, so we can build the database parsing the directory only the first time, then parse the database to get the

[Lubuntu-desktop] Revision 34

2011-09-05 Thread Stefano
pushed up LSC revision 34, solved bugs, refined interface, added makefile, .desktop file and launch-script. is ready for a ppa. Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net

[Lubuntu-desktop] LSC revision 33

2011-09-04 Thread Stefano
Pushed up revision 33, changelog: *Using icon-name instead of pixbuf in the categories view, now i've got no error from librsvg or other. *the Search in all categories instead button now work (when no pkgs match the keyword) *solved bugs (i don't remember now what kind of bugs :-P) there is a bug

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc revision 31

2011-09-01 Thread Stefano
On 31/08/2011 23:55, Julien Lavergne wrote: On 08/31/2011 05:55 PM, Stefano wrote: anyway i think lsc is pretty usable, i use it everyday with satisfaction, tell me your ideas! Thanks for the update. I think the last items should be : - A build system - A way to translate it - And after

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] revision 27

2011-08-29 Thread Stefano
you can translate it when you want, the only problem is that i'm not so expert in using .po files. P.S. pushed up revision 28, added the threading (the window shows instantaneally, but a progressbar notify the generation of the packages, try it!) and solved some problems related to the new ui.

[Lubuntu-desktop] LSC 29

2011-08-29 Thread Stefano
Unfortunately using threads in python have conflicts with aptdaemon, i've removed now, no more cute progressbar :-( a way could be transport the aptdaemon client in a python script and call it from commandline via gio.AppInfo().launch(). i'll take a look at gettext, thanks Julien. Regards

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc revision 22

2011-08-27 Thread Stefano
Pushed up revision 22. solved (i'm not sure) the bugs reported by Markus, i've changed the way Lsc charge the apps, the startup is more slow in beginner mode, but the listing o the apps is very fast. the apps are listed by package name (for example yorvik-cubeview is named CubeView and isn't the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc revision 22

2011-08-27 Thread Stefano
with the new software center in oneiric, replace the UI of software-center will be difficult, i think a software center is a software center anyway. i've pushed up the revision 23, changed the details dialog. i'm waiting your feedbacks! Regards Stephen Smally P.S. i'm glad you like it! On

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc revision 15

2011-08-26 Thread Stefano
Pushed up revision 15, added beginner mode by default (only applications in /usr/share/app-install/desktop), you can switch to expert mode by changing the settings in the file LSC.ini. preferences settings is to do, the branch work with me, but i repeat, if somebody knows how to set up a ppa, can

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc revision 18

2011-08-26 Thread Stefano
I've pushed up the revision 18, fixed some bugs and changed the apps basket (more user-friendly now). in the revision 17 i've fixed a serious bug, some package like e.g. libnotify1-gtk2.10 are automatically installed via other package by apt (libnotify1-gtk2.10 is contained in libnotify1), but lsc

[Lubuntu-desktop] LSC

2011-08-26 Thread Stefano
ok, last update: i've changed the installation/removement dialog with aptdaemon.gtkwidgets.AptProgressDialog that is more standardizerd, with terminal and detailed progressbar. Regards Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list:

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LSC news

2011-08-25 Thread Stefano
On 25/08/2011 00:34, Julien Lavergne wrote: Le Wednesday 24 August 2011 à 23:27 +0200, Stefano a écrit : new branch and new fats-search engine for the Lubuntu Software Center, of course is still incomplete, hope will be ready for 12.04. get the branch: bzr branch lp:lubuntu-software-center

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] LSC news

2011-08-25 Thread Stefano
: Stefano: Could you upload your work to a PPA for start trying LSC? It would be great. ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to : lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net

[Lubuntu-desktop] LSC news

2011-08-24 Thread Stefano
new branch and new fats-search engine for the Lubuntu Software Center, of course is still incomplete, hope will be ready for 12.04. get the branch: bzr branch lp:lubuntu-software-center Regards Stephen Smally ___ Mailing list:

[Lubuntu-desktop] Lsc news

2011-08-21 Thread Stefano
hi everybody, i'm doing some work on Lsc (aka lubuntu software center). i've understood that USC is too much complex, cleaning up the code and removing unuseful parts will be too much difficutl (imho). MintInstall use massively synaptic as backend via os.popen (really i don't like it). anyway, the

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] USC

2011-08-02 Thread Stefano
On 02/08/2011 01:11, Julien Lavergne wrote: Le Saturday 30 July 2011 à 17:03 +0200, Stefano a écrit : hi, i had a look to the ubuntu-software-center branch, my consideration are: 1 - the branch is not so clear (imho) 2 - USC uses app-install-data, wich was part of gnome-app-install, an old

[Lubuntu-desktop] new ubuntu software center

2011-08-02 Thread Stefano
here the new layout of ubuntu software center for oneiric (with webkit). http://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2011/08/ubuntu-software-centre-lands-oneiric/ the cleanup will be very hard. ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~lubuntu-desktop Post to :

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] new ubuntu software center

2011-08-02 Thread Stefano
also own software center, is that lighter than the USC? Could that be used or even forked? Sent from my Sony Ericsson XPERIA™ X1. Lähettäjä: Stefano eco.st...@fastwebnet.it Lähetetty: 2. elokuuta 2011 12:30 Vastaanottaja: Lubuntu Mailing List lubuntu-desktop@lists.launchpad.net Aihe

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] new ubuntu software center

2011-08-02 Thread Stefano
On 02/08/2011 13:59, Tim Bernhard wrote: Peppermint has one. Maybe we should look at that? Tim On Tue, Aug 2, 2011 at 5:59 AM, Stefano eco.st...@fastwebnet.it wrote: yeah, i agree, it looks orrible. synaptic is written in C (++?), i know only python as language... Mint software center

Re: [Lubuntu-desktop] USC

2011-08-02 Thread Stefano
i prefere the code, because the xml files (gtk.builder file) are too difficult to edit by hand. anyway can gazpacho work for it? On 02/08/2011 19:00, Julien Lavergne wrote: Le Tuesday 02 August 2011 à 11:10 +0200, Stefano a écrit : thank you, will we use gtk.Builder to build the UI or simple

[Lubuntu-desktop] USC

2011-07-30 Thread Stefano
hi, i had a look to the ubuntu-software-center branch, my consideration are: 1 - the branch is not so clear (imho) 2 - USC uses app-install-data, wich was part of gnome-app-install, an old gnome package-installer if we want a light USC we have to remove: * Reviews * Votes * apps for purchase (and

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

2011-07-29 Thread Stefano
This mean, for example, hide the libs or other not-app packages by default? On 29/07/2011 18:01, Julien Lavergne wrote: Le Friday 29 July 2011 à 15:44 +0100, Yorvyk a écrit : A lighter USC - synaptic if far too complicated for the average user :/ In what way is Synaptic 'far too

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

2011-07-28 Thread Stefano
i can say that on my 64 bit system lubuntu software center uses 50 MB RAM less than ubuntu software center (30 mb). the script will be less weight than 1 MB, it depends only on gtk and apt. anyway i think that lubuntu software center should be a kind of more user-friendly synaptic, and not a

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

2011-07-28 Thread Stefano
version which would have minimal dependencies, probably co-working with its contemporary authors. Filip On Thu, 28 Jul 2011 17:29:57 +0200 Stefano eco.st...@fastwebnet.it wrote: i can say that on my 64 bit system lubuntu software center uses 50 MB RAM less than ubuntu software center (30