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Re: Questions about the use of the bluetooth indicator
Here's the relevant
launching a plug externally. And here's the
bug <https://bugs.launchpad.net/switchboard/+bug/921644> where we debated
it a while if you're interested.
I kindly implore/suggest you to stay far far away from autotools.
On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 3:01 AM, Robert Ancell <robert.ancell@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
> Oh, not sure if I was clear - the new indicator is part of the
> existing Unity indicator set so is being designed by the Ubuntu design
> team. I just want to make sure it works well in both desktops. It is
> in Vala but uses autotools.
> On 14 October 2012 20:43, Cody Garver <codygarver@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Yes, we are using the same indicator as Ubuntu. We are currently
> > to patch out the "Bluetooth Settings..." link because it opens Gnome
> > Center, which we are dropping.
> > I don't think we have yet settled on the method for launching a
> > plug externally (I think GnomeCC uses $ gnome-control-center bluetooth or
> > some such way).
> > Replacing bluetooth and keyboard indicator is good news to everyone.
> > The only "requirement" we could hope for from you is that your indicators
> > are written in vala. Your previous launchpad link does not exist.
> > I think who you really want to hear from are the design team. Hopefully a
> > member will reply to this email soon with some feedback.
> > On Sun, Oct 14, 2012 at 2:35 AM, Robert Ancell <robert.ancell@xxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> Am I right in that Elementary uses the same Bluetooth indicator as
> >> Ubuntu via wingpanel?
> >> For Ubuntu 13.04 I'm working on a new indicator-bluetooth  native
> >> indicator to replace the GNOME2 panel applet that is currently used.
> >> The new indicator will be much the same
> >> (https://wiki.ubuntu.com/Bluetooth) and will probably run
> >> gnome-bluetooth applications for accessing bluetooth devices and
> >> gnome-control-center for configuration. If Elementary are using this
> >> indicator it would be good for it to load switchboard when running in
> >> an elementary session. Are there any other requirements I should know
> >> of?
> >> I will also be looking at a native keyboard indicator that will
> >> probably have some similar requirements (haven't investigated it yet).
> >> --Robert
> >> lp:~robert-ancell/+junk/indicator-bluetooth
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