4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

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4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby clem on Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:13 pm

Hi,

The following mint tools were released in Romeo and are ready for inclusion in Elyssa. If they aren't translated in your language yet don't wait for it to be too late and help translating them by following the appropriate thread below.

mintAssistant 2.0
* Languages supported: English, French
--> viewtopic.php?f=43&t=10357&p=63733#p63733
* Changes:
--> Better GUI, i18n.

mintUpload 1.4
* Languages supported: English, French
--> viewtopic.php?f=43&t=10355&p=63728#p63728
* Changes:
--> Better GUI, Copy to buffer replaces email button, i18n.

mintUpdate 2.3
* Languages supported: English, French, Greek, Spanish, Norwegian, Dutch, Portuguese, Russian, Swedish, Ukrainian, German, Italian, Bulgarian
--> viewtopic.php?f=43&t=8936&p=63723#p63723
* Changes:
--> Fix: shows description of packages

mintMenu 3.2

* Languages supported: English, Bulgarian, German, Greek, Spanish, French, Italian, Dutch, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Ukrainian
--> translation thread: viewtopic.php?f=43&t=8672&p=63379#p63379
* Changes
--> Uses psyco (performance improvements, but still too slow for final release in elyssa), GUI improvements, fixes in package uninstallation feature (the way the dependencies are calculated), panel icon size defaults to 2 and is now configurable, fixed some launchers (digikam for instance), little improvements in bonobo server.

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Also if you find bugs in any of these 4 releases don't hesitate to reply to this thread to report them.

Thanks,
Clem.
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby exploder on Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:28 pm

I have all of the new tools installed. The GUI improvements on the mintassistant are nice! The mintmenu loads faster in the panel. Nice work!
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby clem on Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:29 pm

For mintUpload make sure you have nautilus-actions installed... the dependency isn't there so that mintUpload can be compatible with KDE basically.

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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby exploder on Tue Mar 11, 2008 1:39 pm

I have it installed. I remembered that from a while back. Thanks!

Mintupload looks really nice now!

So far I have not been able to reproduce the log off and shut down problem with the menu!
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby Acid_1 on Tue Mar 11, 2008 7:26 pm

They all work awesome! Thanks guys! :mrgreen: :mrgreen:
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby Kynan on Mon Mar 17, 2008 5:20 am

Hi clem and lars
Thanks for making the icon sizeable! looks much better you have done a very good job, i also noticed uninstalling rhythmbox no longer states it will uninstall gnome :).

Just a suggestion tho, when the button is active the window sort of sits a little low and covers part of the toolbar, could this be configured? because it annoys me slightly.

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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby lars on Mon Mar 17, 2008 8:08 am

Hi Kynan

Yes the offset of the menu is configurable. Run `gconf-editor /apps/mintMenu/mintMenu_offset` and then adjust the value.

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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby Zwopper on Tue Mar 18, 2008 7:06 pm

Speaking of MintTools, how about putting them in their own little menu-folder, like I've done on my system?
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby Kynan on Wed Mar 19, 2008 12:38 am

@lars
Thanks it worked perfectly!
@zwopper
yea i totally agree, in fact i had the exact same idea :D its in the screenshot.
viewtopic.php?f=6&t=8988&p=56464&hilit=mint+tools+kynan#p55981
^ the above thread brings up alot of good points, its worth a read if you have the time.

here is mine all fixed up :) i decided i would call it mintTools to go with the naming convention we seem to have going ;).
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby exploder on Sat Mar 29, 2008 8:41 pm

Kynan , could you post the path to the icon you used for the tools folder? I think that the way you set up the tools folder looks professional and will help new user's and make the mint tools stand out more.
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby Kynan on Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:13 pm

exploder wrote:Kynan , could you post the path to the icon you used for the tools folder? I think that the way you set up the tools folder looks professional and will help new user's and make the mint tools stand out more.


Yea no problem.
/usr/lib/linuxmint/mintMenu
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/usr/share/icons/Celena/48x48/places




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The software portal icon uses the path /usr/share/icons/Celena/48x48/places which is actually what i used for the mintTools as well. if you look really closely you will notice the icon has a slight boarder and the reason its a little bit different is because i was playing with the icon and i decided to see how it would look if it had a boarder so it would look good if we had a white background

see here if you want to know what i mean... viewtopic.php?f=25&t=7256#p45782
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Re: 4 mint tools released for Elyssa... (again :))

Postby exploder on Sat Mar 29, 2008 10:17 pm

Thanks for your help, Kynan!
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