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Paul Sherman
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« on: September 25, 2009, 07:31:24 AM »

Gtk themes and no more kde/k3b
Download page:
http://www.absolutelinux.org/download.shtml



Gtk themes engines included along with customized theme changing
utility (gtk-chtheme) that calls script that changes icewm theme, pcmanfm
desktop background and rox-filer background.
(Look at  /usr/local/bin/settheme to see what it does)
Makes our lightweight
interface more cohesive, but if any setting should fail it does so silently . . .
so you can hack away changing stuff and it will not mess up your system.

Brasero has replaced K3B.
Kdelibs, kdemultimedia and arts have all been removed.
If you want KDE, you can safely drop in the entire Slackware KDE
packages -- but for us UI-stay-out-of-my-way types,
we've eliminated more overhead.

Also since last release updates include: Firefox, seamonkey, flash plugin, absvolume,
Gimp and the file managers (pcmanfm and Rox-filer), icewm and
a number of scripts in the a/etc package.

The list below is since the last release:

Thursday, 09/24/2009
   
   xap/brasero-2.26.0-i486-1AL
      Added. Replaces K3B and eliminates need for KDE libs as well
      as arts packages. i know we all like k3b a bit better, but
      it takes too many packages and to much effort to support one
      application. GST plugins were added in support (audio burning
      and others) and they will also be helpful for those who like to
      compile totem and other multimedia related GTK apps.
   
   xap/gtk-engines-2.18.3-i486-1AL
      Added. GTK theme engines, somewhat limited but diverse:
      clearlooks, warm, gray and black themes.
   
   xap/icewm-1.2.37-i486-7lAL
      Updated. Themes straightened out, matching GTK themes.
   
   xap/rox_filer-2.9-i486-2bAL
      Recompiled without "root" warnings as well as adding a couple
      backgrounds for use in various themes.
      
   xap/pcmanfm-0.5.0-i486-9oAL
      Recompiled with desktop right-click menu including GTK theme-setting
      utility.
      
   a/halevt-0.1.5-i486-3AL
      Updated for insertion of blank CDs to open Brasero
      
   a/etc-13.0.2-i486-1AL
      Updated set system font script,
      aded settheme script - this is called by new gtk-chtheme
      customized application. Since GTK engines are now installed, this
      utility can be used to change the theme, and calls script that changes
      icewm theme, desktop background of pcmanfm, as well as window background
      in ROX-Filer. Also added backgrounds.
      
   l/gstreamer-0.10.24-i486-1AL
      updated
   l/gst-plugins-base-0.10.24-i486-1AL
      updated
   l/gst-plugins-good-0.10.16-i486-1AL
      added
   l/gst-plugins-bad-0.10.14-i486-1AL
      added
   l/gst-plugins-ugly-0.10.12-i486-1AL
      added
   
   K3B, kdelibs, kdemutimedia and arts have all been removed.
   
   
   
Friday, 09/18/2009
   xap/absVolume-5.1-i486-1AL
      Some keys:
      Quick mute by hitting SPACE bar.
      Help available via "h" or "F1"
      About dialog on "a"   
   
   
Thursday, 09/17/2009
   
   gimp-2.6.7-i486-1AL
      Updated. Includes the gimp help documentation,
      all gimphelp.org brushes, scripts and patterns.
      
      

Wednesday, 09/16/2009

   xap/mozilla-firefox-3.5.3-i686-1.txz:  Upgraded.
      Security Fixes
      
   xap/flash-player-plugin-10.0.32.18-i386-1AL
      Updated
      
   l/seamonkey-solibs-1.1.18-i486-2.txz:  Rebuilt.
      Added libnssutil3.so, needed to build other apps
      
      
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« Reply #1 on: September 26, 2009, 07:14:43 AM »

It looks like absolute is a strong contender for the top slackware derivative. It's certainly now in the class of vector of zenwalk. I am enjoying watching the evolution of this distro. Congrats.

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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2009, 11:28:45 PM »

(v13.0.2) when attempting to open a *.chm file with xchm:


   xchm: error while loading shared libraries: libwx_gtk2ud_aui-2.8.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory


as a workaround, i converted *.chm files into *.pdf instead using chm2pdf...
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