Monthly Archives: January 2005

Muine and eina

After I released yesterday the muine lyrics plugin my friend Eru told me that today eina, the other cool GNOME music player, has just got a lyrics plugin:It is cooler than mine, because it implents selection of right lyrics when … Continue reading

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Applications handling devices: Take II

I got more and interesting feedback about how GNOME applications should handle devices: Luke Hutchison suggested adding a system to .desktop files for an app that allows for the app to be activated when a specific D-BUS signal was raised. … Continue reading

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Top Ten Bad things in GNOME

My friend arc posted a list of the worst things in GNOME 2.8 (in Spanish). These are my comments (in italic): Non homogeneus and outdated developer docs. BIG CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS! Applets consume too many system resources: arc 5635 0.0 … Continue reading

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Muine Plugins

The new and fancy Muine plugin system plus the C# and Gtk# combination allow you to do things like this in 100 lines of code:a plugin to show the lyrics of the song you are listening. I’m using http://lyrc.com.ar/because they … Continue reading

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Applications instead of commands

I wrote a patch (already in eel CVS HEAD) for the add application for mime type dialog. Now you can select it from a list of know applications instead of writing an obscure command:Also wrote a patch for prettify the … Continue reading

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Some useful features in gaim

Tonigh I implemented one of the most requested features of MSN gaim users (or at least of my friends using gaim): previews for transfered images:I’m not putting the patch here yet, because I’m not really sure about the UI (comments … Continue reading

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