Re: [Zim-wiki] Windows installer for Zim has been updated with v0.28 code tree

2009-02-27 Thread Brendan Kidwell
... and a fun fact for anyone attempting to perform the build procedure at home: Contrary to what I suggested earlier that I might try, I couldn't get camelbox (Perl + GTK for Windows) to work under WINE on a Windows-free build/test machine. :^( The cpan command exhibited issue after issue, and I

[Zim-wiki] newbie help launching pyzim from daily snapshot; building Windows installer

2009-07-09 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Hi Jaap/all, I've been sorta lurking here since I published my Windows installer for the Perl version of Zim, and it looks like now is a good time for me to start working on building the Windows installer for the Python port. It looks like the Python ecosystem has some excellent

Re: [Zim-wiki] Progress update pyzim beta

2009-09-02 Thread Brendan Kidwell
to be better supported and documented than for perl. Brendan Kidwell On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 5:56 AM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: As promised I think the python branch is almost ready for a beta release. I just checked in the latests updates and I expect minimal changes

Re: [Zim-wiki] RFC: list of features

2009-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
to download the whole Internet. Disclaimer: I don't know exactly how to do step 2 with GWget. The only web crawler I know is a non-free app for Windows called TelePort Pro, which I would highly recommend if you want to spend money on such a product. Brendan Kidwell

Re: [Zim-wiki] RFC: list of features

2009-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Tue, Dec 1, 2009 at 12:35 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: On Fri, Nov 27, 2009 at 8:12 AM, Randomcoder randomcod...@gmail.comwrote: 2) Go Dark mode where some script scans all your notes and each link it finds it fetches from the web The suggestions in this thread are good

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.42 released -- where is the Windows installer?

2010-01-11 Thread Brendan Kidwell
for the hard work! I'm glad to be involved in such a useful product. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.42 released -- where is the Windows installer?

2010-01-11 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Jan 11, 2010 at 5:25 PM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: I'm still the maintainer of the Windows installer since I built the Perl Zim installer last year, right? I'm so sorry you haven't heard much from me lately. And in case my implication wasn't clear -- no, I wasn't

[Zim-wiki] working installer for Zim 0.4x on windows -- not published yet; I have questions

2010-03-07 Thread Brendan Kidwell
to fix this shortcoming in the build process. If we DID want to go with automated builds, I could probably fix it so it set the version number and build date automatically. Comments on this, anyone? Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net

Re: [Zim-wiki] working installer for Zim 0.4x on windows -- not published yet; I have questions

2010-03-07 Thread Brendan Kidwell
path relative to the binary's folder (for the case with executable + notebook data as folders under Zim on your thumbdrive). We should have something to publish on portableapps.comreal soon now. On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 3:45 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: At long last, I have a working

Re: [Zim-wiki] working installer for Zim 0.4x on windows -- not published yet; I have questions

2010-03-07 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Sun, Mar 7, 2010 at 3:45 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: I assume I should follow standard Bazaar procedure outline here http://doc.bazaar.canonical.com/latest/en/user-guide/sending_changes.html to submit my changes to you, once I'm ready, yes? Nevermind about that question

Re: [Zim-wiki] working installer for Zim 0.4x on windows -- not published yet; I have questions

2010-03-08 Thread Brendan Kidwell
just do it manually. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

Re: [Zim-wiki] [Zim] Reminder: we have a public wiki

2010-03-11 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Sorry I missed your first announcement (or I forgot). I just added a link to my Encrypted and Remotely Synced Password List with Zim Desktop Wiki and Friends to the Tips and Trips page. I'll try to add more stuff over the weekend. Brendan Kidwell On Thu, Mar 11, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Jaap

[Zim-wiki] Windows news: new apt-like package management project CoApp starting up

2010-04-09 Thread Brendan Kidwell
branches of my work. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

[Zim-wiki] posted on public wiki: how to run Zim remotely in case you don't want to deal with syncing

2010-04-14 Thread Brendan Kidwell
What's in this howto seems obvious to me, but I thought maybe it wouldn't occur to some people for whom it may be useful: http://zim-wiki.org/wiki/doku.php?id=run_remotely ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to :

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim release planning

2010-05-23 Thread Brendan Kidwell
. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

Re: [Zim-wiki] Issues with wiki syntax (was: Zim release planning)

2010-05-26 Thread Brendan Kidwell
block? Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.47 PRERELEASE build for Windows available

2010-05-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
-05-30.exe (17MiB) Jaap indicated we'll go live with 0.47 some time in the next couple of weeks. Brendan Kidwell On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 6:13 PM, Pedro pedro...@gmail.com wrote: I use zim at work on a daily basis quite intensively, so I'd be happy to do some testing as I go on with my regular

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.47 released !

2010-06-06 Thread Brendan Kidwell
(Sending again to all -- dammit, I keep forgetting reply-to-all. Also, typo in issue 2 -- I said '0.47' to Jaap.) Three issues: 1) build_win32.py broke. Easy fix here: https://bugs.launchpad.net/zim/+bug/590531 and also in lp:~bkidwell/zim/pyzim-win-installer 2) The About dialog box still says

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.47 for Windows release delayed a few more days

2010-06-09 Thread Brendan Kidwell
All, I just wanted to let you know I'm a bit swamped this week and also sick. I'll try to get the Windows build out by Monday morning. Brendan ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe :

[Zim-wiki] Zim Windows installer ready for release 0.48

2010-07-18 Thread Brendan Kidwell
commit and tag version 0.48 with all updated translations etc. this week, I'll build 0.48 for Windows and publish. Anyone who can't wait, checkout lp:~bkidwell/zim/pyzim-win-installer and follow the build instructions, or email me. Brendan Kidwell

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim Windows installer ready for release 0.48

2010-07-18 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Sun, Jul 18, 2010 at 6:15 PM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: Merge it. I sent you https://code.launchpad.net/~bkidwell/zim/pyzim-win-installer/+merge/30225 via Launchpad... Bah! The NSIS setup builder script doesn't work. A new error cropped up; additional files are missing from

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim Windows installer ready for release 0.48

2010-07-26 Thread Brendan Kidwell
(Dammit! I'm sending this again because I sent it the first time only to Jaap. Why doesn't Gmail default to reply-all when the message is from a list?!) On Mon, Jul 26, 2010 at 9:53 AM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Jul 19, 2010 at 12:31 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn

[Zim-wiki] [Bug 569091] Re: [win] cannot open another notebook

2010-08-01 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I mean if you run it from source, on Windows, ignoring build_win32 and its output -- in this case it still fails to open another notebook by launching zim.py --no-daemon whereas if you run the .exe build it fails to run [path ...]zim.exe --no-daemon -- [win] cannot open another notebook

Re: [Zim-wiki] [Bug 623552] Re: Windows Zim 0.48: jpeg62.dll not found

2010-09-15 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Thanks for pointing this out to me. Can you give me a deadline for a 0.49 release? Or just an arbitrary deadline in the next month or so when you need this fixed by? (I need to be prodded.) :^) Brendan Kidwell On Fri, Sep 10, 2010 at 6:39 AM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote

[Zim-wiki] Getting the Windows build ready for 0.49 release -- anyone been testing?

2010-10-14 Thread Brendan Kidwell
to follow those instructions, check out lp:zim and work from there. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https

Re: [Zim-wiki] Getting the Windows build ready for 0.49 release -- anyone been testing?

2010-10-26 Thread Brendan Kidwell
, my code will not have been committed to trunk, I expect, because you'll be offline as you stated. Almost all of my changes will be in the 'windows' folder of the source tree. Brendan Kidwell On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 1:50 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: On Tue, Oct 12, 2010 at 6:48 AM

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.49 for Windows released

2010-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
, I'll be submitting a merge request shortly. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

[Zim-wiki] [Bug 569091] Re: [win] cannot open another notebook

2010-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Problem seems to have been solved! Not sure exactly what solved it -- maybe I fixed a build script earlier, or maybe it's because some of the libraries I used to build today are only weeks old releases. I verify that gspawn-win32-helper.exe ends up in my build folder, and when I install and run

Re: [Zim-wiki] softnote2005 to zim

2010-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
to read rich text from the clipboard and convert it to Zim format. Your best bet is to go over the page and look for errors after pasting it. If you have the skills, you could try your hand at writing a filter to convert SoftNote2005's data file format to Zim's. Brendan Kidwell On Mon, Nov 22

Re: [Zim-wiki] how to get the gnome-do Zim plugin to work

2010-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
. Brendan Kidwell On Mon, Nov 29, 2010 at 6:40 PM, David Parker cedardocs...@gmail.comwrote: this video: http://productivelinux.com/2009/05/23/video-post-my-favorite-things- about-zim-wiki/ Looks like a really useful way to use Zim with Gnome DO, but the Zim plugin doesn't seem to work. Has anyone

Re: [Zim-wiki] Tasklist to show automatically on system start

2010-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
the show_task_list message to the tasklist plugin. I don't see any obvious way to do that; I couldn't do it with the --plugin command line option. Jaap, is there any way to send commands to Zim via Dbus or something like that? Brendan Kidwell On Wed, Nov 3, 2010 at 3:01 PM, Peter peter.schw...@gmx.net wrote

Re: [Zim-wiki] softnote2005 to zim

2010-11-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
My response was worded awkwardly. I meant to say: paste in the plain text version and look through the text for anything that needs to have style reapplied. It's not an optimal solution if you want to import more than a handful of pages. On Tue, Nov 30, 2010 at 5:34 AM, Pascal Legrand

Re: [Zim-wiki] Bounty for Tables Implementation

2010-12-17 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Fri, Dec 17, 2010 at 6:14 AM, Pablo Angulo pablo.ang...@uam.es wrote: El 16/12/10 08:25, Jaap Karssenberg escribió: What it comes down to is that if tables will be mainly used to chart data the treeview looks like a very nice option and it can do advanced stuff out of the box. Big

Re: [Zim-wiki] Spell checker under windows

2011-02-14 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I'll take a look at it for the next version (after this week's upcoming release). Doesn't sound too hard. On 2/14/11, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 10:57 PM, Paweł Majdosz paulmajd...@gmail.com wrote: I have just installed Zim Wiki and I'm really

Re: [Zim-wiki] Minimum Gtk version to support in zim

2011-04-01 Thread Brendan Kidwell
of: Debian testing, Fedora, openSUSE, Gentoo, FreeBSD, OS X, etc.) and not looking back. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.52 Windows package delayed by new bug

2011-05-16 Thread Brendan Kidwell
though I could solve the problem and submit a patch on my own, any help from others would be appreciated. I'm going to bed now. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.52 Windows package delayed by new bug

2011-05-17 Thread Brendan Kidwell
though I could solve the problem and submit a patch on my own, any help from others would be appreciated. I'm going to bed now. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https

Re: [Zim-wiki] 100% CPU utilization on Windows 7 when using non-os default text editor

2011-05-17 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I haven't had a chance to confirm this. Can anyone else comment on it? Brendan (Windows build maintainer) On Wed, May 11, 2011 at 3:07 PM, Ted Lilley ted.lil...@gmail.com wrote: Zim 0.50 on Windows 7 I have Edit Preferences Applications set to use a non-os default editor. It doesn't seem

[Zim-wiki] [Bug 783811] [win32] zim 0.52 can't read notebook list it just wrote -- fix coming soon

2011-05-31 Thread Brendan Kidwell
(I'm making this comment on the mailing list because it's kinda beyond the scope of this particular bug.) Thanks Jaap and Martin (if you're listening here) for sorting this out. I simply didn't have any energy or time to look at it since I discovered the problem. Jaap, will this fix be included

Re: [Zim-wiki] PyGUI

2011-07-26 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 1:18 PM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: On Tue, Jul 26, 2011 at 7:03 PM, Jeffrey Liu j...@hanwave.net wrote: Has there been any consideration to using PyGUI? No. I'm perfectly happy with Gtk. And if you look at the docs, PyGUI looks like it's

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim release planning

2011-08-29 Thread Brendan Kidwell
release the same time the Zim 0.53 source goes out. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim release planning

2011-08-29 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 5:34 PM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 6:46 AM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: With testing and translating I expect this release to be ready in 2 to 3 weeks. Hopefully we can also have an updated windows installer

[Zim-wiki] Windows 0.53 PRERELEASE including PortableApps.com build

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
All, I've spent the last night tweaking the Windows build and install processes. * Switched from GTK + PyCairo + PyGobject + PyGTK to PyGTK-all-in-one package; brought the desktop installer package size down to 13.3MB * Desktop installer clears $PROGRAMFILES/Zim Desktop Wiki before writing to

[Zim-wiki] Windows 0.53 PRERELEASE including PortableApps.com build

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
[Trying sending this again because I used the wrong From address the first time.] All, I've spent the last night tweaking the Windows build and install processes. * Switched from GTK + PyCairo + PyGobject + PyGTK to PyGTK-all-in-one package; brought the desktop installer package size down to

Re: [Zim-wiki] Windows 0.53 PRERELEASE including PortableApps.com build

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:34 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: * Desktop UNINSTALLER correctly removes user-level and all users-level Desktop icon and Start Menu shortcuts (2008, Vista, XP). * Added 256x256 resolution image to zim.ico file for better appearance in Desktop folder

[Zim-wiki] policy question relating to PortableApps.com Zim package -- absolute paths stored in notebooks.list

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
When the list of registered notebooks (for the Open Notebook dialog box) changes, Zim writes the list to $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/zim/notebooks.list . The paths in this file are always absolute paths with respect to the root of the filesystem (at least on Windows it seems that is the case). In order for

Re: [Zim-wiki] policy question relating to PortableApps.com Zim package -- absolute paths stored in notebooks.list

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: The launch runs this script, sets $HOME to ~ and $XDG_CONFIG_HOME to ~/Data/Config and then launches zim.exe . I just can't get my emails out clean today. Fix: The launch runs this script, sets $HOME to ~/Data

Re: [Zim-wiki] Win update not working on my Win XP

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:57 AM, Marco Cevoli marco.cev...@gmail.com wrote: I've run the update and after that the zim.exe and nothing happens on my machine (win xp Italian). Please be more specific. The updates was an installer file from my recent email? -- Which URL? How did you run

Re: [Zim-wiki] Win update not working on my Win XP

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 8:10 AM, Marco Cevoli marco.cev...@gmail.com wrote: I've downloaded the 0.53 prerelease installer, installed the package, clicked on run Zim now nothing happened. Then I navigated to the folder containing zim.exe on the newly installed package and clicked it. NOthing.

Re: [Zim-wiki] Windows 0.53 PRERELEASE including PortableApps.com build

2011-09-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 7:34 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: [Trying sending this again because I used the wrong From address the first time.] All, I've spent the last night tweaking the Windows build and install processes. ... Marco reported that the installer doesn't work

Re: [Zim-wiki] policy question relating to PortableApps.com Zim package -- absolute paths stored in notebooks.list

2011-09-07 Thread Brendan Kidwell
...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Sep 5, 2011 at 1:57 PM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: So my question is this: How hard would it be to make Zim write paths in notebooks.list RELATIVE to $HOME instead of absolute? If it's doable, should we do it? Should I open a Bug for it? Sounds doable - I'll

[Zim-wiki] Windows 0.53 PRERELEASE -- second attempt

2011-09-09 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I tried this earlier this week and posted the results without having tested my build on a clean machine. Thanks Marco for the early failure report. I'm not sure why it failed, but I started again tonight with two CLEAN Windows XP virtual machines tonight (instead of Windows 2008). I followed my

Re: [Zim-wiki] Windows 0.53 PRERELEASE -- second attempt

2011-09-09 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Fri, Sep 9, 2011 at 10:53 PM, Colin Henderson colinr.hender...@gmail.com wrote: Brendan .. I just installed .. showed as version 0.52.9 btw - works perfectly and seems faster. Using Windows 7 Professional on Thinkpad T400s Thanks for the good work on Zim all .. once in a while I go off

Re: [Zim-wiki] Can not import 'xdg.Mime' - falling back to 'mimetypes'

2011-09-14 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Wed, Sep 14, 2011 at 11:18 AM, Ramiro Magno ramiro.ma...@gmail.comwrote: I'm not sure if this is really a problem/bug. I used to have this warning just after launching zim from the command line: WARNING: Can not import 'xdg.Mime' - falling back to 'mimetypes' googling lead me to this:

Re: [Zim-wiki] ZIm and handling of PLAIN TEXT FILES

2011-09-19 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Sep 19, 2011 at 1:01 AM, Anthony Thyssen a.thys...@griffith.edu.auwrote: I have looked at a lot of different 'text note browsers'. That is a way of storing simple notes that can be brought up on screen for making notes, cuting an pasting templates (code and so on), and storing those

[Zim-wiki] building Zim version 0.53 release

2011-09-19 Thread Brendan Kidwell
on the web site doesn't have the ./windows folder in it. Can you tell me exactly which revision number in the repository to pull from? (Or am I doing something wrong?) Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.53 for Windows available now

2011-09-20 Thread Brendan Kidwell
more like Freshmeat's workflow. Oh well. I'll be starting that process this week and if it ever goes anywhere I'll let you all know. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.53 for Windows available now

2011-09-21 Thread Brendan Kidwell
some users. Thanks for pointing that out. I'd swapped the sizes of the two installers in the wiki page, by mistake. Fixed it. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https

Re: [Zim-wiki] Google Docs as Zim backend?

2011-10-13 Thread Brendan Kidwell
-case for Google Docs? All that having been said, if you have the skillz, by all means mock something up or write up a spec and lets explore it. Brendan Kidwell On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 5:29 AM, Roberto Suarez Soto talkingxo...@gmail.com wrote: just wondering: has anyone thought about using

Re: [Zim-wiki] wiki syntax - Markup is not working

2011-10-18 Thread Brendan Kidwell
. It's valuable to know where newbies are having difficulty about something that's obvious to us old timers, and it may inform future UI and/or architecture decisions. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki

Re: [Zim-wiki] Links

2011-11-15 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I see the same effect with Linux Mint and Zim 0.53. When in non-editable mode, left-clicking on local links and URLs both have no effect. I'm pretty sure this isn't intentional; please open a bug at http://bugs.launchpad.net/zim . On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Alan Cummings acummi...@gmx.com

Re: [Zim-wiki] mime type of zim notes

2011-12-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
My personal opinion is that this would be a good change, for the reasons currently on the table. I would use the file extension .zimpage or .zimnote. Also, what happens if you shell-launch a Zim page file from the desktop file manager or search tool using the executable zim? Does it explore up

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.54 -- building for Windows?

2011-12-23 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Thu, Dec 22, 2011 at 5:30 PM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: Just put a new release on the website - will probably be available in PPA in a few hours. Jaap, I'm a little confused about which revision in the source repository I should be building against for the 0.54

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.54 -- building for Windows?

2011-12-23 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Thanks. Hopefully I'll get a Windows build of 0.54 out by 2 Jan or so. On Fri, Dec 23, 2011 at 6:07 PM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: The 0.50 on Launchpad is a bug in their auto-detect - - not sure why it picked that up. Rev465 should be tagged as 0.54.

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.54 packages for Windows released

2012-01-15 Thread Brendan Kidwell
/node/29350 I've made a bunch of minor changes to the ./windows folder of the Zim source, and those changes are available at lp:~bkidwell/zim/pyzim-win-installer . (Merge request already sent to Jaap.) Brendan Kidwell P.S. I had a look at the problem of including gtkspell in the Zim for Windows

[Zim-wiki] portable, archived build environment for Zim for Windows

2012-01-15 Thread Brendan Kidwell
, and of course for anyone else who wants to run the Zim for Windows build process. Follow the readme.txt in the root folder of the archive, and skip the Requirements section of README-BUILD-win32.txt. YMMV. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.54 packages for Windows released

2012-01-16 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Mon, Jan 16, 2012 at 2:00 AM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: P.S. I had a look at the problem of including gtkspell in the Zim for Windows packages. It doesn't look good right now. The only publicly available Windows build of PyGTKSpell that I could find was on a wiki in the GRAMPS

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim .54 on Windows Vista Doesn't Start

2012-01-29 Thread Brendan Kidwell
All, it's going to take me another few days to track down this problem. I suspect it's a missing DLL -- not sure if it's a system library you ought to have, or a missing inclusion from the GTK distribution into Zim. I haven't had a chance to look into it yet. Thanks for your patience. On Fri,

[Zim-wiki] Support contact method for Zim?

2012-02-20 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I got a support query personally addressed to me (and I responded politely). I'm not sure how it is that I looked like the best place to ask, but I did notice that the zim-wiki.org doesn't address this very well. The Bugs page tells you where to file a bug but not where to ask non-bug questions.

Re: [Zim-wiki] 0.55 update for Windows binaries?

2012-03-14 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I'm the Windows build guy. Yes I've been following the list and I was aware of the release. I'll try to get it done this weekend. And there's nothing wrong with some gentle prodding. On Wed, Mar 14, 2012 at 2:44 AM, hans...@gmail.com wrote: When I have time I'll test running Zim from source

Re: [Zim-wiki] Installing on Windows: This application has failed to start because the application configuration is incorrect

2012-03-30 Thread Brendan Kidwell
BLOODY REPLY-ALL NON-DEFAULT issue in Gmail... Trying again to all. Thanks for the heads up. Sorry I've been quiet. Obviously at this point, Zim 0.55 isn't going to happen. Last week I prepared a pristine Windows XP SP 3 VM with pesky WGA removed, and I'm going to fork that VM and use one

Re: [Zim-wiki] Have you seen OpenZIM?

2012-04-03 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 5:55 PM, Dotan Cohen dotanco...@gmail.com wrote: On Fri, Mar 30, 2012 at 14:53, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: I noticed the name conflict a year or two ago. The 'openZIM' project's web site indicates it was created in 2009. I don't see how they could have missed

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.56 for Windows released

2012-04-03 Thread Brendan Kidwell
This release SHOULD fix https://bugs.launchpad.net/zim/+bug/923679 Zim 0.54 doesn't work on Windows XP. The problem was that Py2exe was not including required msvcr90.dll in the build output. My fix to the build script and build instructions are attached to this ticket and a merge request was

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.57 released!

2012-11-01 Thread Brendan Kidwell
If you mean the Windows installer, I'll have that done by Wednesday or so. Sorry it hasn't been a high priority for me. You're welcome to download the source follow the instructions in windows/README-BUILD-win32.txt if you want to give it a shot. On Wed, Oct 31, 2012 at 5:15 PM, Svenn Are Bjerkem

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.57 for Windows released

2012-11-09 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Good news everyone! I downloaded lp:zim rev 600 (release 0.57) and ran my build process on a freshly thawed Windows XP SP3 virtual machine, and everything worked just fine. I didn't do extensive testing, but everything built and I was able to launch the app and use the installers. - Brendan

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.58 for Windows released

2012-12-26 Thread Brendan Kidwell
-bit virtual machine. - Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki More help : https://help.launchpad.net/ListHelp

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim version 0.59 released

2013-01-25 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I had to leave the office in a rush -- I'll send an announcement email later tonight. But just to let you all know if you're waiting for it, I compiled 0.59 for Windows and posted it in the usual place: http://www.glump.net/software/zim On Thursday, January 24, 2013, Jaap Karssenberg wrote:

Re: [Zim-wiki] Encrypted Zim wiki

2013-03-15 Thread Brendan Kidwell
at risk. As much as possible we should leave the implementation to security-obsessed experts. For the quickest solution, I think TrueCrypt is the easiest to setup and works the same on all supported platforms. It only introduces one extra step in daily use before you open a notebook. Brendan Kidwell

Re: [Zim-wiki] Encrypted Zim wiki

2013-03-15 Thread Brendan Kidwell
TrueCrypt is the easiest to setup and works the same on all supported platforms. It only introduces one extra step in daily use before you open a notebook. Brendan Kidwell On Mar 15, 2013 3:16 AM, Jaap Karssenberg jaap.karssenb...@gmail.com wrote: On Thu, Mar 14, 2013 at 5:47 PM, Per pmknut

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.60 released

2013-05-07 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Hopefully I will update the Windows version updated by Thursday or Friday. Look for an announcement here on the mailing list. On Tuesday, May 7, 2013, Didier BRETIN wrote: Hello, Do you know if the windows version will be update soon ? If you don't know, can I use 0.59 under windows to edit

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.60 for Windows released

2013-05-07 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Zim for Windows home: http://www.glump.net/software/zim-windows -- Desktop Installer -- http://www.glump.net/files/release/zim-windows/Zim-setup-0.60_2013-05-07.exe -- Portable Installer -- http://www.glump.net/files/release/zim-windows/ZimDesktopWikiPortable_0.60.paf.exe -- Verify --

[Zim-wiki] I registered an IRC channel on FreeNode for Zim

2013-08-19 Thread Brendan Kidwell
, in addition to myself? If you don't know what all this is, read the docs ( https://www.freenode.net/using_the_network.shtml ), log on to FreeNode, and join the channel #zim-wiki. Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim

Re: [Zim-wiki] I finally found an easy solution to sync my zim notebook across computers

2013-08-19 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Keep an eye on https://prism-break.org/ for answers to questions like this for networking and storage needs. The site lists some FOSS-only live/online file sync tools; it looks like they all require a central coordination server (one that you control or one that you rent capacity on), or

[Zim-wiki] Is the public Dokuwiki instance for Zim broken?

2013-09-04 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I wanted to copy my recipe for inserting tables using GraphViz ( http://zim-wiki.org/wiki/doku.php?id=create_tables_using_graphviz ) to a new page and explain how to do it with LaTeX (Insert Equation). I tried to login with my saved login in my password file and I got a blank response. I tried

Re: [Zim-wiki] ALT+NUMPAD not working on WinXP

2013-10-27 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Zim is a Python application that depends completely on the GTK+ framework for interacting with the display and input devices, as well as a few other things. I don't think Zim does anything special with GTK+'s keyboard input functions, so the problem may be in GTK+ on Windows, not with Zim itself.

Re: [Zim-wiki] ALT+NUMPAD not working on WinXP

2013-10-27 Thread Brendan Kidwell
. For example, if I type \Yacute , it gets converted by Zim to Ý. This works on all Zim-suported platforms. Again, we'll see if we can get the host OS's ALT+nnn method to work too in a future release. On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 5:02 PM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: Zim is a Python

Re: [Zim-wiki] ALT+NUMPAD not working on WinXP

2013-10-27 Thread Brendan Kidwell
... I forgot to mention you need to have the Insert Symbol plugin turned on for Zim's method to work. On Sun, Oct 27, 2013 at 5:06 PM, Brendan Kidwell sn...@glump.net wrote: Also, don't forget that Zim has its own typing shortcut for non-keyboard characters. The manual says you can type

[Zim-wiki] Free presentation in Boston, 11 Dec: Learn Zim: The Free Replacement for Evernote and Solution to Chaos in Your Life

2013-10-27 Thread Brendan Kidwell
If you are in the USA anywhere near Boston in December, you are invited to see a free presentation by me at a local computer club about how to use Zim to get work done. Also, I will be recording it and will hopefully be able to produce a decent video to share online by January or so. The

[Zim-wiki] Zim Wiki community wiki

2013-10-31 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Thanks for coming up with an alternative since DokuWiki broke, Jaap. Contributing to a documentation project on GitHub might be a little tricky for those who are used to a system like DokuWiki, but it should work just fine for us who are interested in Zim, I hope. On the other hand, it may be

Re: [Zim-wiki] Multiple Locations

2014-01-09 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I have several hundred pages (in ~3 notebooks) of Zim data that was in Dropbox for a long time. Two weeks ago I switch to a private ownCloud instance of mine (hosted on prgmr.com). My thoughts: * Use the ownCloud desktop sync tool (free for desktop OSes; pay $1 I think for Android and OS X

Re: [Zim-wiki] uncheck all check box? SOLVED

2014-01-15 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Thanks for sharing! That's something I would try right away if I wanted to do that action, but it might not be obvious to everyone. On Wed, Jan 15, 2014 at 11:37 AM, Sylvain Viart launch...@ledragon.netwrote: Hi, Zim has a simply nice embedded check-box. Is there a way to uncheck all

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim on-a-stick

2014-03-28 Thread Brendan Kidwell
... and you should be to start each version of Zim and navigate to Open a notebook wherever it may be stored. On Fri, Mar 28, 2014, at 18:46, Brendan Kidwell wrote: Thanks for your question Syv. I think what you want to do is this: * Install the Portable version of Zim Desktop Wiki

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim on-a-stick

2014-03-28 Thread Brendan Kidwell
/Linux machines without a lot of fiddling. Navigate to where 'zim.py' is and run it. Brendan Kidwell On Thu, Mar 27, 2014, at 7:50, Syv Ritch wrote: Hi, I use 0.60 (from 0.5) on xubuntu for the last couple of years. Is there a way of installing zim on a stick (including the notebooks

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim on-a-stick

2014-03-29 Thread Brendan Kidwell
On Fri, Mar 28, 2014, at 21:44, Syv Ritch wrote: I see that the desktop version is 21mb and the portable 12mb. What's the difference? One is packaged by NSIS alone (desktop) and the other by PortableApps.com's installer builder which uses NSIS. I think it applies some extra magical

[Zim-wiki] Problem starting Zim with a Shared notebook

2014-04-03 Thread Brendan Kidwell
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Re: [Zim-wiki] way slow on Ubuntu

2014-04-16 Thread Brendan Kidwell
That will print chatty debug messages to the console that you can look at and maybe share. It might help identify exactly what step in navigation is getting hung up. Also, is your home folder (your user profile folder) stored on local storage, or NFS, or something more exotic? Brendan Kidwell

Re: [Zim-wiki] way slow on Ubuntu

2014-04-16 Thread Brendan Kidwell
, is your home folder (your user profile folder) stored on local storage, or NFS, or something more exotic? Brendan Kidwell ___ Mailing list: https://launchpad.net/~zim-wiki Post to : zim-wiki@lists.launchpad.net Unsubscribe : https://launchpad.net

Re: [Zim-wiki] Searchable html export, any activities?

2014-05-22 Thread Brendan Kidwell
I have never tried anything like this, but it may be possible to achieve this without a lot of programming. Zim offers export to ReStructuredText format, which is supported by the Sphinx toolchain. http://sphinx-doc.org/ I'm pretty sure that Sphinx has built-in support to create HTML +

[Zim-wiki] Zim 0.61 for Windows released

2014-08-05 Thread Brendan Kidwell
Zim for Windows home: http://www.glump.net/software/zim-windows -- Desktop Installer -- http://www.glump.net/files/release/zim-windows/Zim-setup-0.61_2014-08-05.exe -- Portable Installer -- http://www.glump.net/files/release/zim-windows/ZimDesktopWikiPortable_0.61.paf.exe -- Verify --

Re: [Zim-wiki] Zim 0.61 for Windows released

2014-08-07 Thread Brendan Kidwell
, or Trisquel GNU/Linux. On Thu, Aug 7, 2014, at 07:43, Hilmar von Fintel wrote: Just to confirm that Zim 0.61 no longer runs under Win XP on my computer. (Brendan had previously stated he would no longer compile for Win XP.) Hilmar On 06/08/14 00:05, Brendan Kidwell wrote: Zim for Windows

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