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MintWelcome Source Code Understanding

Postby yogesh605 on Sun Apr 22, 2012 6:59 am

Hi all,

I just forked mintwelcome source code from gtihub account and cloned it on my local machine. I know python and I just want to get direction in understanding code of mintWelcome and flow of code. can any one please give me some direction for understanding code.
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Re: MintWelcome Source Code Understanding

Postby xenopeek on Mon Apr 30, 2012 5:45 am

I guess that would be Clem, who seems to have done all the commits. I don't think he has time for detailing it though :)

Having a look at the code, the primary code is in usr/lib/linuxmint/mintWelcome/mintWelcome.py (code in usr/bin is just the wrapper launcher for this). Glade provides the UI I think, so you need that. The code, except for check of your system to enable/disable some optional elements on the Welcome Screen (like upgrade from cd to dvd version), is pretty straight forward.

Do you mean to improve it, or use it for something else?
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