ANNOUNCE: xfce4-power-manager 1.3.0 released
schnitzeltony at googlemail.com
Wed Oct 15 18:33:28 CEST 2014
On Mon, Aug 11, 2014 at 9:27 AM, Eric <eric.koegel at gmail.com> wrote:
> xfce4-power-manager 1.3.1 is now available for download from
> SHA1 checksum: ecd3bfbca5ca668305a24734435dbe3bbd3193e6
> MD5 checksum: b97bfabe8ad54baa11ac79aadcb6e81a
> What is xfce4-power-manager?
> This software is a power manager for the Xfce desktop, Xfce power
> manager manages the power sources on the computer and the devices that
> can be controlled to reduce their power consumption (such as LCD
> brightness level, monitor sleep, CPU frequency scaling). In addition,
> xfce4-power-manager provides a set of freedesktop-compliant DBus
> interfaces to inform other applications about current power level so
> that they can adjust their power consumption, and it provides the
> inhibit interface which allows applications to prevent automatic sleep
> actions via the power manager; as an example, the operating system’s
> package manager should make use of this interface while it is performing
> update operations.
> Release notes for 1.3.1
> [Please note that this is a development release.]
> Development release of xfce4-power-manager.
> Please report all problems at bugzilla.xfce.org.
> Xfce4-power-manager has changed how the xfce4-pm-helper application
> is used. Now the pm-helper is called by pkexec (provided by polkit),
> which means for users of xfpm that have UPower 0.99 installed and
> aren't using LoginD everything will work as before. In 1.3.0 options
> in the settings dialogs were unavailable because xfpm was still
> looking for the old UPower authorization rules which get uninstalled
> on the upgrade to UPower 0.99.
> Simon Steinbeiss and Harald Judt have contributed many improvements
> to the power manager settings dialog. Harald also added a minimum xfconf
> value setting for the brightness slider so that users whose display goes
> completely dark at 0 can exclude that value if they desire.
> The battery plugin can now be built as an LXDE plugin (Bug 10929).
> The brightness plugin has been merged into the battery indicator plugin.
I know it is a while ago and this question might be stupid. Where to was
the brightness plugin merged?
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