Call for Testing - MenuLibre
zakzor at gmail.com
Tue May 13 14:02:02 UTC 2014
Just installed menulibre and the first edits I did (tested on both Whisker
Menu and Applications Menu) worked flawlessly.
Will report any bugs if found.
Keep up the good work.
On Tue, May 13, 2014 at 1:04 PM, Sean Davis <smd.seandavis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings everyone!
> I've been working diligently these past few weeks to fix all of the bugs
> that popped up in MenuLibre after Trusty was released. I've been testing
> my fixes out in a few virtual machines and I think the program is
> release-ready now. I'm reaching out to all of you for a bit of variety in
> the tests. So, if you'd like to help out, here's what I would like you to
> Just to avoid any variation with other libraries, please perform this test
> on an up-to-date trusty (14.04) installation.
> First, backup your files. If you don't do this, you will lose your custom
> launchers and any launchers installed locally.
> You'll want to make a backup of the following directories to preserve your
> current menu layout:
> Second, remove your current menu structure. There were some issues in the
> previous release that led to corrupt menus... we want to clean that up.
> rm ~/.config/menus/xfce-applications.menu
> rm ~/.config/menus/applications-merged/user*.menu
> rm ~/.local/share/desktop-directories/*.directory
> rm ~/.local/share/applications/*.desktop
> Next, install the latest MenuLibre daily from the PPA:
> sudo add-apt-repository ppa:menulibre-dev/daily
> sudo apt-get update
> sudo apt-get install menulibre
> Finally, start menulibre and get to editing.
> Here's the changelog for this release. If you want to verify the fixes
> and new functionality, that'd be great. Otherwise, let me know if there
> are any quirks.
> - General:
> . Strikethrough is now used to make separators look better
> . Window is now properly centered at startup
> . Fixed all instances of
> Gtk-CRITICAL **: gtk_tree_model_get_iter: assertion 'path->depth > 0'
> . Updated translations
> - Bug Fixes:
> . Enable X-Xfce-Toplevel at any time when using Xfce (LP: #1309468)
> . Install menulibre icon to pixmaps directory (LP: #1307469)
> . Do not save menu layout when in search mode (LP: #1306999)
> . Restore expanded/collapsed menus after finished searching (LP:
> . Properly support spaces in the Exec line (LP: #1214815)
> . Conflicted directory label for xfce-settings.directory (LP: #1313276)
> . preprocess_layout_info: assertion failed (LP: #1307729)
> . Moving launchers to another category do not save immediately (LP:
> . Enable saving a launcher any time a field is modified (LP: #1315878)
> . New launchers are replaced with existing ones when removed (LP:
> . Launchers in new directory have X-Xfce-Toplevel category (LP: #1315874)
> . Add launchers to empty categories (LP: #1318209)
> . Implement xdg-desktop-menu uninstall to prevent leftover items
> (LP: #1318235)
> . menulibre save changes confirmation dialog is handled wrong (LP:
> Thanks for all the help and bug reports!
> Sean (bluesabre)
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