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20111128 alacarte-0.13.2 [VL7.0]
« on: November 28, 2011, 09:44:16 pm »
hata_ph has built a new Alacarte package for VectorLinux 7.0.
   
      
   
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alacarte: alacarte (a menu editor for GNOME)
alacarte:
alacarte: Alacarte is a menu editor for GNOME using the freedesktop.org menu
alacarte: specification.
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alacarte: License: GPL
alacarte: Authors: Refer to AUTHORS
alacarte: Website: http://ftp.acc.umu.se/pub/GNOME/sources/alacarte/
   
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Re: 20111128 alacarte-0.13.2 [VL7.0]
« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2011, 12:51:28 pm »
Thanks for the quick inclusion of alacarte into the testing repository. I have just finished the install of VL7 (using the INSTALL CD -- thanks stretchedthin, it worked like a dream  ;D). Adding alacarte immediately after install, I have discovered what appears to be a problem. When you enter a menu category, such as 'System', all the applications within that category are displayed in the right pane of alacarte. There are 'option buttons' along the far right edge. In the VL7 testing version those buttons read 'New Menu', 'New Item', 'New Separator', 'Move Up', and 'Move Down'. In the version I use on my other computers, using Linux Mint 11, there are two additional options: 'Properties', and 'Delete'. The 'Properties' option allows a user to alter the menu entry, the 'Delete' option -- obvious.

Both these options are pretty important in the overlay usability of alacarte. I activated alacarte as root, using the gksu command in the terminal, and then tried using the 'Properties' option. This is the printout I encountered:

Traceback (most recent call last):
     File "/usr/lib/python2.7/site-packages/Alacarte/MainWindow.py", line 382, in on_edit_properties_activate process =     subprocess.Popen(['gnome-desktop-item-edit', file_path], env=os.environ)
     File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 679, in __init__errread, errwrite)
     File "/usr/lib/python2.7/subprocess.py", line 1228, in _execute_child raise child_exception
OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory

Sorry for all the trouble alacarte is causing you  :-[. Hope the printout helps...

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Re: 20111128 alacarte-0.13.2 [VL7.0]
« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2011, 07:34:57 pm »
ok...it seem i make a mistake...alacarte require gnome-panel to work...I will rebuild v2 to make gnome-panel as a dependency...

sorry about the mistake :P

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Re: 20111128 alacarte-0.13.2 [VL7.0]
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2011, 09:43:43 am »
Thanks hata_ph
Uploaded and included in the repository.  Old one is gone.
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