Progress-bar Menu for Indicator Applet?

Dylan McCall dylanmccall at
Wed May 26 22:51:02 UTC 2010

On Wed, May 26, 2010 at 8:00 AM, Evan <eapache at> wrote:
> 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?
> Evan

There is a GSoC project for GNOME, covering this problem. Here you go:

May as well follow that and see about patching in libindicate support :)


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