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Old 03-24-2005, 11:24 AM   #1
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menu editing in GNOME


hi all,

i have started an open source project of a menu editor for gnome, to build one that would work in a similar way kmenuedit does for kde. it is being built on a dropline gnome install, but i am trying to make it compatible with various gnome distributions.

i am wandering if this could interest the community before i spend loads of time on this.

thanks for any input,

cheers,

aj.
 
Old 03-24-2005, 02:46 PM   #2
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not much of a success

we'll be using it in 4 LOL
 
Old 03-24-2005, 06:48 PM   #3
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i'm honestly surprised to see so little interest...

wandering if this is due to a lack of gnome users, or a lack of interest in the project itself. any feedback more than welcomed.

best cheers to you all,

aj.
 
Old 03-24-2005, 11:18 PM   #4
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hmm... I don't see why you would need something like that , since editing the menu in gnome is not bad the way it is. I would rather like to see a console that supports colors in gnome, just like the kde one. But on the other hand you may wanna try the project. This may save a few noob questions as to "how do I add a program to teh menu"

My $.02
 
Old 03-25-2005, 04:22 AM   #5
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I think its good that your are starting this project. Menu editing is a bit cumbersome in GNOME for newbies and I am sure that once you have your application working, and post it somewhere like gnomefiles.org, you may find a lot of support for it.
 
Old 03-25-2005, 07:31 PM   #6
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Menu editing is a bit cumbersome in GNOME for newbies
Yep, will be good for noobs, but if you have contact with some Gnome developers, tell them about the colors in console, it's just pain.
 
Old 03-28-2005, 01:57 PM   #7
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hmm... I don't see why you would need something like that , since editing the menu in gnome is not bad the way it is.
...you mean actually adding the .desktop files and rebuilding the xml structure manually? or am i missing something?
 
Old 06-13-2005, 06:33 AM   #8
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I would appreciate it if you could write a gnome menu editor.
 
Old 06-23-2005, 05:08 AM   #9
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Originally posted by alagenchev
hmm... I don't see why you would need something like that , since editing the menu in gnome is not bad the way it is. I would rather like to see a console that supports colors in gnome, just like the kde one. But on the other hand you may wanna try the project. This may save a few noob questions as to "how do I add a program to teh menu"

My $.02
I just want to say that Gnome console DO support colors, simply add the line:

alias ls="ls --color=auto -F"

To the ~/.bashrc file

And lastly, YES!!! a menu editing application for Gnome is a great idea, i was thinking on doing one myself, in fact, there's one project, but it runs un python, i prefer something more binary that doesn't depend on other packages

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