Progress-bar Menu for Indicator Applet?

Benjamin Drung bdrung at
Wed May 26 21:39:59 UTC 2010

Am Mittwoch, den 26.05.2010, 11:00 -0400 schrieb Evan:
> I was in the middle of a couple of things, and realized I needed to
> reorganize my workspaces because they were getting quite messy.
> By the end, I had an entire workspace dedicated to progress-bars:
> - Downloads (Firefox and Transmission)
> - File Moves/Copies
> - Software Center Installs
> - F-Spot Importing
> - Brasero CD Burning
> Since we already have a Messaging Menu, why not a "Progess Bar" Menu
> for indicator applet? Applications could register there and use it the
> same way they use the Messaging Menu. This would allow users to close
> or 'hide' all of the little dialogues they end up with for
> long-running tasks, and have everything nicely grouped in their panel.
> Thoughts?

Nice idea. I like it.

Benjamin Drung
Ubuntu Developer ( | Debian Maintainer (
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