LXPanel 0.10.0 and some others…

Last month a big update have happened but lasted unannounced until now, being forgotten. But at least it isn’t forgotten forever. So… version 0.10.0 was released. You may think, if second number changes that would mean there were some improvements made. And you are completely right, there are few! First of all, weather plugin was reworked and uses another weather provider, that was needed since Yahoo! Weather disabled their free support, so OpenWeatherMap is used now as we get in agreement with them about open-source plan, and support for some other provider may be added later, and BTW, feel free to add it. Also pager plugin was a bit improved to support scroll wheel over it.

In near the same time there were few minor updates for other LXDE applications such as LXSession, LXRandr and LXTask. Not much changes though, only bug fixes and translations updates.

New releases tarballs download links:
lxpanel-0.10.0.tar.xz – SHA1: 8069e63cd41fe2a7795683c9db8e195bc0077d7a
lxsession-0.5.4.tar.xz – SHA1: c72f4abaadfb7417d299683dea824148ac26fc4a
lxrandr-0.3.2.tar.xz – SHA1: a76b3d79ab1d5aa974a2ad25b1882685159a2e98
lxtask-0.1.9.tar.xz – SHA1: a146138e04952cd560cfb787b0bb9fa7dd57b0eb

Changes in LXPanel since previous release 0.9.2 (see git log for details):

  • Fixed delayed application of font cnahges on dclock and weather plugins.
  • Allowed switching workplaces by scrolling over the pager.
  • Added new API: lxpanel_draw_label_text_with_color().
  • Fixed not-applicable font setting on thermal plugin.
  • Fixed crash on right-click task button after some task was killed using menu on another task button.
  • Fixed crash after color was removed from monitor plugin configuration.
  • Aligned used memory calculation in lxpanel monitor with ‘free’ command line utility.
  • Added possibility to use few weather providers for weather widget.
  • Disabled Yahoo! Weather because they removed free API support.
  • Added OpenWeatherMap weather provider.
  • Fixed wrong application position on taskbar in multihead configuration.
  • Fixed battery color (must be green) when battery is fully charged.
  • Fixed crash at task plugin when all windows lose focus.
  • Disambiguated keyboard layout names to follow variants.
  • Some translations updates.

Changes in LXSession since previous release 0.5.3 (see git log for details):

  • Fixed some spelling errors in messages.
  • Dropped attempt to run dbus-launch in code. Actually due to code error it was never ran but in fact, it should be never even tried.
  • Some translations updates.

Changes in LXRandr since previous release 0.3.1 (see git log for details):

  • Fixed crash in some rare cases with unusual monitor name so it failed to detect monitor and crashed instead.
  • Fixed case with dot in monitor name.
  • Some translations updates.

Changes in LXTask since previous release 0.1.8 (see git log for details):

  • Made priority change to work actually, that was broken for ages.
  • Aligned used memory calculation with ‘free’ command line utility.
  • Some translations updates.

LXRandR 0.3.0 released.

And yet another small tool that has no releases over 3 years. This could not continue any more, especially since its usability was so poor. And therefore two releases, one after another – 0.2.0, then 0.3.0 – first was just few fixes, and second improved the interface. This tool became much more useful now, we believe it. Read, install, test, and enjoy! And file bugs if you find any, of course, the tracker waits you.
New release tarball download link:
lxrandr-0.3.0.tar.xz – SHA1: 5f0e8c2db9b92bea67e89651825bbecbf72eff3e

Changes since previous release 0.1.2 (see git log for details):

  • Translations updates.
  • Few updates to build package using more recent auto-tools.
  • Fixed regexp on finding interfaces: DVI-I-1 wasn’t parsed correctly (see bug in Debian tracker).
  • Fixed call to xrandr to use sh (see bug in Debian tracker).
  • Added two other quick options: (1) put external monitor to right of LVDS (2) put it above LVDS.
  • Fixed quick options button selection – it should not exit but allow to save configuration first, or change it again.
  • Let don’t exit on ‘Apply’ button but let user try another mode or save it (see bug in Ubuntu tracker).
  • Fixed spelling error: accessable -> accessible, and few untranslated strings became translatable.
  • Fixed failing detection of internal screen in some cases.
  • Implemented positioning of monitors in ‘Advanced’ tab. First one (or internal, depending on computer type) is positioned “Default”.
  • Implemented automatic diagnostic for monitors placement.
  • Fixed quick option “Show the same image on both monitors”.
  • Implemented confirmation dialog on mode(s) change. It now does change, then asks for confirmation, and reverts changes back if not confirmed within 15 seconds.
  • Added –enable-debug option to configure script.
  • Added compilation notes into README file.

LXRandR 0.1.2 released!

It is over two years ago since we released the last version of LXRandR, this version is merely a translation update but still brings some changes into the application that might be worth pointing out.

Get the file at sourceforge.net: lxrandr-0.1.2.tar.gz sha1: 5e2642c2e1f4c001ca27a8634ff621fd2fd7892a

d9f8449 replace symlink with real file
aed7ce0 debian: Add build-depends on xsltproc
c98f339 debian: Add docbook-xml build-depends on group needed build-depends for autogen.sh
b9cd35d debian: Add libtool and intltool to build-depends
2739ec8 debian: Add automake to build- depends
07b1f50 debian: convert to tiny debian/rules
b6ba51e Replace GTK_DIALOG_NO_SEPARATOR by GTK_DIALOG_MODAL to compile it with gtk3 (7 weeks ago)
3ab3230 Add an option to compile with gtk3
c0622ec Add an option to enable more warnings instead of maintainer mode
befa3a2 Add new items to .gitignore
1b2a535 Fix another == in if statement
3cef63e Fix again a while boucle “fix”
eb7dfd9 Fix compiler warning
7058962 Migrate to GtkComboBoxText
9aa07e8 Use display icon, like in desktop file.
4a7276d Add new item to .gitignore
41906c9 Remove new compiler warnings
ddb761c Add more compiler warnings when using maintainer mode.
a2938fd Fix compiler warnings
7e9ab79 Apply patch to save configuration (ID: 3107353)
5de5e73 Improve configure.in (slient rules, correct INIT)
e8e4df3 Add another item to .gitignore
4992cb7 Improve src/Makefile.am
4e8e2a5 Update po/LINGUAS<
b818486 Apply patch for GTK3 migration (ID: 3107356)
5e10bc8 Add .gitignore
284df0a Generated supported languages.
aeb4539 Add an icon to the window (patch by Jonathan Marsden)
0ec1b71 fixed wrong ‘\n’
3a6045a use intltool to generate desktop file
2835b9e make desktop file follow freedesktop specs and add German translations
8e91e3d Hopefully this can solve the problem on runs configure in infinite loop.
123fbaa remove distribution of mkinstalldirs