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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-devel] Mission Control from Ark Linux

From: Kristopher Gamrat <pikidalto@...>
Date: Mon, 31 Jan 2011 23:26:57 -0500
On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 11:17 PM, Tiago Marques <tiagomnm@...> wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 31, 2011 at 4:33 AM, Kristopher Gamrat <pikidalto@...>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I would like to propose that we include Ark's Mission Control in
>> Trinity. It pulls together some of the modules in KControl in a
>> reorganized way. The idea behind it is to have the things users use
>> the most pulled together in an easy-to-find way. It was written
>> (obviously) for KDE3, so it will need rewriting by a programmer for
>> TQt by someone more experienced at programming than me.
>> I have been slowly preparing my system to build Trinity. Once I get
>> more organized, I will be able to upload the source tarballs to
>> Mission Control on my personal space on, along with Ark's
>> related patches and spec files from the RPMs that will detail where we
>> apply those patches (these patches will likely need updating for the
>> TQt version). It will probably be a few days, have not had as much
>> time as I would like at the computer (weird work schedule and an
>> upcoming date with the pure hearted girl I've known for years <3 :-D),
>> though I should (at least) have it ready to upload by next week if you
>> guys are interested.
>> Currently I don't have a machine old enough to run our latest release
>> (2008.1) (a bit ironic that the poor fat geeky computer nerd would
>> want to "downgrade" his hardware to use the older hardware heh), but
>> perhaps someone using 2008.1 could take some screenshots? If I'm not
>> mistaken, our illustriously organized Borg with the Kmenus still uses
>> it, not sure if she still has the Mission Control capable KDE
>> installed?
> Not VirtualBox compatible?
> Best regards,
> Tiago
>> --
>> Kris
>> "Piki"
>> Ark Linux Webmaster
>> Trinity KDE Packager
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It is, just don't feel like downloading/installing VBox, then
installing Ark, then taking the screenshots, then editing out the
borders around my VBox screen (I can do full screen, but Ark doesn't
go above 1024x768 because we've not had time or man power to do
anything else about compatibility of older/weird monitors).

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