Package Details: compiz-boxmenu 1.1.12-4

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Package Base: compiz-boxmenu
Description: A desktop menu for compiz, forked from compiz-deskmenu by crdlb. Introduces extensive icon support, pipeitems, recent documents list, and more
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Licenses: GPL
Conflicts: compiz-boxmenu_no-dbus
Provides: compiz-boxmenu_no-dbus, compiz-deskmenu
Submitter: None
Maintainer: ShadowKyogre
Last Packager: ShadowKyogre
Votes: 31
Popularity: 0.000000
First Submitted: 2011-02-12 14:49 (UTC)
Last Updated: 2022-07-07 19:16 (UTC)

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ShadowKyogre commented on 2022-07-07 19:18 (UTC)

Hi MarsSeed,

I've updated the pyxdg dependency to point to python2-pyxdg now.

Best regards, ShadowKyogre

MarsSeed commented on 2022-07-06 20:07 (UTC) (edited on 2022-07-06 20:07 (UTC) by MarsSeed)

If this is still needed, please kindly make it depend on python2-pyxdg instead of pyxdg. The latter is its earlier name from 2012.

I've temporarily restored both package names to AUR (after they have been dropped from Arch repos last November). But I plan to remove the outdated name later.

Allenriath commented on 2016-12-20 06:19 (UTC)

==> Validating source files with md5sums... compiz-boxmenu_-_1.1.12.tar.gz ... FAILED ==> ERROR: One or more files did not pass the validity check!

ShadowKyogre commented on 2014-11-22 17:19 (UTC)

Updated to 1.1.11 now. The major changes include dragging multiple *.desktop files, allowing *.desktop files to be dropped into a completely empty menu, a performance improvement for the icon browser (at the cost of a slightly longer start up time for the menu editor), automagically creating ~/.config/compiz/boxmenu if it doesn't exist, and fixing the right-click menu for the editor to edit the item to bring up the item panel for that item. I've also noticed that I haven't edited the Changelog. I should probably do that and create manpages for the binaries. On a note that isn't related to feature updates, I've been doing a lot of my development on this over github, then just mirroring it back to SourceForge. Does anyone think I should change the upstream URLs to reflect this once I get a page for Compiz Boxmenu set up on github?

ShadowKyogre commented on 2014-09-22 00:00 (UTC)

Updated to 1.1.10 now. Other than the Makefile tweaking to make this easier to put on *BSDs (which were 1.1.6-1.1.9 when I was working on them), there's also some little tweaks I made to the menu editor's UI to make it more usable (like not stretchy height toolbars, for example).

masnormen commented on 2013-12-02 13:18 (UTC)

Please update the package. v1.1.5 is available :)

ShadowKyogre commented on 2013-06-17 21:49 (UTC)

@Ephexeve: Do you have ccsm-{dev,bzr} installed? THat's probably what compiz-boxmenu-autoconfig is using to setup integration with Compiz.

<deleted-account> commented on 2013-05-24 09:17 (UTC)

Hello, I am catching this error when doing a compiz-boxmenu-autoconfig Traceback (most recent call last): File "/usr/bin/compiz-boxmenu-autoconfig", line 3, in <module> import compizconfig ImportError: No module named compizconfig

ShadowKyogre commented on 2012-03-28 16:38 (UTC)

Updated the PKGBUILD for the python2-lxml package switch: @limser: Can you explain your reasoning why? The program was originally intended for standalone environments. I think it would be easy to change it to such a thing, but I also think pipemenus would be lost in the process of being able to read XDG menu files.