I published screenshots, debian packages for 12.04 and 13.04 and source
code archive with build/install instructions
on my web site at http://www.giuspen.com/customs/
On Fri, Sep 6, 2013 at 12:15 AM, Giuseppe Penone <giuspen@...> wrote:
> Hi, I completed a first simple working version of this applet in case
> somebody would like to try it and provide feedback.
> The name of the plugin is "Application Launch and Task Bar" and is a
> Launchbar plugin + a Taskbar plugin with interaction between them.
> What is the interaction:
> 1) when right clicking on a task button you can see the new menu item "New
> Instance" if its desktop file is found in launcher or in the menu cache;
> 2) when right clicking on a task button you can see the new menu item"Add
> to Launcher" if its desktop file is NOT found in launcher and is FOUND in
> the menu cache;
> 3) when right clicking on a task button you can see the new menu
> item"Remove from Launcher" if its desktop file is FOUND in launcher;
> 4) when right clicking on a task button you will see none of the above if
> the funcion was not able to locate the desktop file at all.
> The way that a desktop file is searched from a task button is simple and
> not perfect, in some cases it may fail and there's a config key file to
> handle these special cases.
> a) The desktop files have an Exec section, the exec command is stripped
> from any argument and the location of the binary (e.g. /usr/bin) is also
> b) From the task buttons I retrieve the PID of the window and from the PID
> I retrieve the command, this command is also stripped from arguments and
> binary location;
> c) the key file about special cases is created if not found in
> ~/.config/lxpanel/launchtaskbar.cfg and the content is at the moment:
> which means that for the task manager retrieved command in these 2 cases I
> search instead for the associated value
> I know that we're moving to Qt so it's not worth to spend too much time
> again on new features for old lxpanel but since I already started this work
> one year ago spending a lot of time on it, I wanted to complete it,
> furthermore I have many PCs that will ship the good old lxde again for long
> The code is in branch named xkb in git repo and is in line with 0.6 code
> except for languages updates.
From: Henry Gebhardt <hsggebhardt@gm...> - 2013-09-15 23:19:04
On Sat, Sep 14, 2013 at 09:51:53AM -0700, Steven I Usdansky wrote:
> Please don't remove lxpanelctl restart. Maybe I abuse my DE more than most LXDE users, but
> lxpanel restart comes in very handy for me.
OK, it's staying.