[Goodies-dev] Power manager 0.8.0alpha2

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at gmail.com
Wed Apr 8 01:38:39 CEST 2009

2009/4/8 Mike Massonnet <mmassonnet at gmail.com>:
> 2009/4/4 Ali Abdallah <aliov at xfce.org>:
>> Hi,
> Hi Ali,
>> This is a second alpha release of the version 0.8
> I left a mail in the other thread about buttons and luminosity. In
> fact they don't work on my Acer Aspire One. For the luminosity I have
> no clue (I guess it works from the hardware...). For the buttons, I
> tweaked a script provided by Debian (/etc/acpi/powerbtn.sh) to check
> if xfce4-power-manager is running. I did so but then xfpm doesn't
> notice when I press the power button. Yves-Alexis let me know that
> when I press the power button, someone (the kernel) has to send a
> message to hal.
> Tho, I tried gnome-power-manager just before, and it works fine if I
> press the power button. Even the "ask me the question" is working fine
> (good job Brian!) :-)

I forgot to ask, what is the meaning of the option "Enable monitor
power management control"? Could be worth to add a tooltip perhaps.

> Mike
>> and here are the changes:
>> *: Automatically detects of the application inhibiting the power manager
>> crashed and didn't send UnInhibit message with the cookie. (Media player for
>> example).
>> *: Brightness popup indicating the current brightness level when the user
>> presses brightness up or down keys.
>> *: Block any other notification when the Critical battery notification is
>> shown.
>> *: Exit option in the context menu.
>> *: Added man pages, thanks for Robby Workman for the help.
>> *: Fix some issues with wrong values shown in the settings dialog.
>> Download:
>> http://goodies.xfce.org/releases/xfce4-power-manager/xfce4-power-manager-0.8.0alpha.tar.bz2
>> Cheers and have a nice day,
>> Ali.
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