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Re: Recent progress


Forgot to say. LXSession is going to be fixed, too. A user provided a
patch to provide locking via screensaver. I'm going to take a look at
this part this month once I get leisure time.

On Sat, Sep 4, 2010 at 8:30 AM, PCMan <pcman.tw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been quiet recently because I'm too busy at work. Now it's time
> for some status report. I'm still busy this week, but next week I'll
> have more time.
> 1. The new LXAppearance and its obconf plugin seem to work well and no
> big issue was found so far. Later I'll fix the translation problems.
> Then it's time to have a new release. I noticed that Andrea Florio
> bump the version number directly from 0.2.0 to 0..5.0. Is this version
> number good?
> 2. I started to work on LightDM developed by Robert Ancell and already
> finished a new gtk+ greeter which is more flexible than the default
> one. It's highly themable and the theme can be edited with Glade in a
> WYSIWYG way, which makes it unique. The code is here:
> http://lxde.git.sourceforge.net/git/gitweb.cgi?p=lxde/ldm-gtk-builder-greeter;a=summary
> Of course, it's for the brave, not for daily use. Use at your own risks.
> 3. Theme support of LXLauncher has been added in a branch, but the
> implementation is not good enough. Maybe I'll try to port the theming
> part of my LightDM greeter to it. The greeter is very simple and
> flexible. Dgod, if you want, you can port it to lxdm, too. It should
> be very simple and requires modification of less than 100 lines of
> code.
> 4. File searching utility is added to PCManFM during Google SoC by
> Shae Smittle, but it's not yet integrated with the latest git. Later
> he'll do it after school work gets settled.
> 5. GPicView has been rewritten during GSoC and it now became feature
> rich. However it's still too buggy for daily use. Later I'll try to
> fix it for shk.
> 6. The file manager is still buggy. I fixed some of them and others
> are still being worked on. I hope there can be 0.9.8 release at the
> end of this month.
> Here are the status updates for LXDE.
> Thank you all.