[Goodies-dev] ANN: xfce4-power-manager version 0.8.0beta1 released

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at debian.org
Sat Apr 11 20:39:19 CEST 2009

On sam, 2009-04-11 at 14:44 +0200, Ali Abdallah wrote:
> Yves-Alexis Perez wrote:
> > On sam, 2009-04-11 at 00:31 +0200, Ali Abdallah wrote:
> >   
> >> Beta1 release of xfce4-power-manager version 0.8.0
> >>
> >> * Fall back to HAL in case we fail to map X11 keys.
> >>     
> >
> > Hmmh, it seems I have some problems with that.
> > My brightness up/down seem to activate the “suspend” action.
> > In lshal -m it appears as:
> > 13:19:12.586: computer_logicaldev_input_0 condition ButtonPressed =
> > brightness-up
> >
> >   
> I don't know how i missed this, it should be fixed in 7164.
Thanks. Will try.

> > Works fine, as well as the scroll stuff. It'd be nice if the scroll part
> > worked even when the “menu” is not activated and one scrolls just over
> > the icon.
> >
> >   
> Good, the brightness icon should catch scrolls events, you just scroll 
> over the icon even if the menu is not open, please let me know if there 
> is a problem in this.

Ok, it works but only once the user opened the menu once.

> > I guess it's too late now for the “adaptative” DPMS stuff, and, I guess,
> > the “textual” battery plugin.
> Please details here, or open a feature in bugzilla to avoid forgetting.

The textual battery plugin is at

I just opened the “adaptative” stuff at

> >  But one thing which would be nice would be
> > to have the “inhibit” function present in the right-click menu, in the
> > systray icon.
> >   
> Could be added.

Yeah, that'd be nice so one wouldn't need the plugin if he already use
xfpm. Same thing would do for the brightness one, I guess scroll up/down
on the systray icon could be interpreted as commands. That way, people
which don't want/need xfpm could just use the plugins, but people having
xfpm running wouldn't need the plugins.

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