[ubuntu-uk] Introducing Ubuntu & Unity to new people
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Mon Mar 12 20:53:30 UTC 2012
On 12/03/12 14:51, Alan Bell wrote:
> yeah, I suggested it. The best way is not to petition it or anything,
> but to implement it as a python based lens and submit it as an extra. I
> will do that at some stage, but it would be great if someone beat me to
> it. The lens I have is functional, but an ugly hack of the default apps
> lens. Since most of what I did was rip out code someone else spent time
> writing I kind of doubt it would ever get in like it is, plus it is in
> Vala which I don't really understand very well.
> code is here, help yourself
Thanks for that. I've been using Enlightenment on Precise as I haven't
been able to get Unity to do what I want it to so far. Alacarte tends to
indicate that the app classifications are still lurking in there
somewhere. If I can get my head round building app lenses I might have a
chance. In the meantime, has anyone managed to make a free
implementation of NX work with a Unity desktop? I suspect Unity 2D is
the most likely to have a chance of working, but Unity won't do what I
want it to do if I can't find a decent way of accessing remote desktops.
NX clients are a great way of doing that, but Unity doesn't seem to be
supported in any of the ones I've looked at. I'm currently using
nxserver from Eugene San's PPA.
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