Menulibre, Mugshot, Catfish, Parole, LightDM GTK+ Greeter Status

Jackson Doak noskcaj at
Fri Dec 13 04:41:58 UTC 2013

Would you like me to package mugshot (o menulibre) for debian? I'm sure the
PAPT guys would be fine with it being added.
Speaking of which, would you mind joining the PAPT so you can help maintain
catfish in debian? I'm probably going to do something wrong eventually.

On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 1:06 PM, Sean Davis <smd.seandavis at> wrote:

> Hey everyone!
> I missed the meeting today, but here's a summary of where I am at with
> each of my items (feel free to add anything I missed).
> === Menulibre(2) ===
> The rewrite/restructure of MenuLibre has been moving along quite well. The
> application does not currently do any editing, but the majority of that
> code is going to be imported from the original. It does read the current
> menu structure correctly and I'm working on being able to also write that
> menu structure. The interface is also pretty much complete, unless there
> are suggestions or concerns...
> Summary:
> * Interface is complete
> * Menus and menu items are correctly read and processed
> * Menu editing is under way
> * Once complete, get it packaged and uploaded to debian
> === Mugshot ===
> There is not a terrible lot that needs to be done for mugshot. I need to
> do some debugging however, as the camera portion of the application seems a
> bit flaky on my new laptop.
> Summary:
> * Figure out camera woes
> * Remove yelp dependency, get rid of help button
> * Get packaged and uploaded to debian (hopefully with Noskcaj's help)
> === Catfish ===
> There are some outstanding bugs in the 13.04 and 13.10 versions, I'll be
> addressing those soon. Additionally, there are some new debian bugs which I
> also hope to address shortly and the fixes will roll back into trusty.
> Bugs:
> * LP #1258713: [NEW] Catfish crashing with gi._glib.GError: Icon
> 'camera-photo' not present in theme
> * Debian #731363: catfish: depends on locate undocumented and without
> favoring mlocate
> === Parole Media Player ===
> Simon and I have finished the GTK3 port, and have been working with other
> contributors on a new MPRIS2 plugin. There is still the outstanding issue
> of packaging in Ubuntu that makes the plugins not work, we'll need to
> investigate. The last time I checked, the packaging was working correctly
> in debian.
> Summary:
> * New GTK3 version
> * New MPRIS2 plugin
> * 0.5.91 to be released this weekend
> * Plugin packaging to be investigated
> === LightDM GTK+ Greeter ===
> We've had a new contributor to the greeter, adding lots of fixes and new
> functionality. We'll be doing the first development release this cycle
> shortly, and we're going to need significant testing for all the new things
> we've added. I'll be extending the lightdm-gtk-greeter PPA with trusty
> builds sometime in the next few days.
> Summary:
> * New contributor adding lots of fixes and new features
> * Trusty packages coming to the PPA shortly
> Let me know if there are any questions or concerns.
> Thanks!
> Sean (bluesabre)
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