[Goodies-dev] New goody proposal: Xfce frontend of the system tools backends.

Mike Massonnet mmassonnet at gmail.com
Sat Apr 25 11:44:04 CEST 2009

[From the goodies-dev ml]

Hey Ali,

2009/4/21 Ali Abdallah <aliov at xfce.org>:
> Hi guys,
> I'm proposing a new goody which might be useful for some Xfce users, the
> goody is basically a Gtk frontend of the freedesktop system tools backends,
> which will include some administrative tools to perform trivial tasks, like
> change time/data of the system if they are wrong, manage users and groups,
> etc.
> I have already some code on this which i would like to host on xfce as a
> goody under the name xfce-system-tools, currently there is two programs:
> 1)- xfce-users-admin
> 2)- xfce-time-admin
> Both of them now just show the system configuration, changing is currently
> not yet done (and will take some time as this is critical), screenshots on
> [1]:

Another suggestion: set the xdg directories, the ones that at some
point are saved inside ~/.config/user-dirs.dirs. This one is not a
s-t-b thing however :)

> I will try also to have frontends to start/stop services, samba and NFS
> shares.
> Your opinion and help are highly appreciated.
> [1]: http://www.bubbleshare.com/album/581180/overview

I have nothing particular to say in fact, just that one idea.


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