*NixStyle-NG 11 Alpha 1.1

*NixStyle-NG project lets you configure various parts of your system.
*nix-style project lets you configure various parts of your system.

The program is licensed as CreativeCommons 2.0 NonCommercial ShareAlike.

This is a set of scripts with a zenity based, graphical user interface.

Run "nix-style" to start the script chooser.

Here are some key features of "nix style":

- configuring behavior of bash and change the bash-prompt
- change the behavior of readline
- change the behavior of vim
- change the behavior of nano
- change/install splashy bootsplash
- change/install usplash bootsplash
- choose default compiler and compiler flags
- tweak hidden gnome preferences

Debian Only:

- you can add some extra repos for multimedia, e17 and desktop-artwork.
the keys are grabbed and installed automatically (This is called AVS)

Requirements:

· gtk+ 2.6+
· python-gtk2 2.4+
· python-glade2 2.4+
· sed
· grep
· bash
· zenity 2.16+

HOW TO INSTALL:

On Debian/*buntu:

grab one of the packages and install them with dpkg -i

Every Other Distro:

simply run make install (as root)

the stable *nix-style can also be installed as a nautilus-script by running:

make install-nautilus (as normal user!)

HOW TO UNINSTALL

On Debian/*buntu:

dpkg --purge nix-style

Every Other Distro:

make uninstall

or

make uninstall-nautilus

depending on the install command

What's New in This Release:

system/nx-rc:
- fixed small bug in TERMINFO Path for colored manpages

python-gtk/aar:
- fixed path to the glade-file

python-gtk/gnome-prefs:
- fixed border chooser combobox

Makefile:
- upon uninstall the source entry for nx-rc will be removed
- the paths for the nano color rcs will be adjusted automatically




11.a1:

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This release does not ship the whole NX-NG Suite!
It Ships:
- BashStyle
- GnomePrefs
- SplashyThemer
- AAR (ex. AVS)
The other subprogramms _are_not_ shipped

NX-NG 11 will automatically uninstall v10
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*/*:
- rebuilt everything from scratch

glade-xml/*.png:
- new icons, from Everaldos Crystal_Project

python-gtk/*:
- use #!/usr/bin/env python instead of #!/usr/bin/python
- many internal changes
- cleaner code

python-gtk/nixstyle:
- uses now a real aboutdialog

python-gtk/bashstyle:
- switched to GConf
- New UI

python-gtk/splashythemer:
- ported to pygtk
- look for themes in /usr/share/splashy/themes or /etc/splashy/themes

python-gtk/gnomeprefs:
- New UI

Gnome-Panel:

- dropped option for selecting custom menu-image
- added option for enabling/disabling completion in the Run Dialog
- added option for enabling/disabling tooltips on hover

FileRoller:
- added option for choosing wether to open nautilus after extracting archives or not
- added option for skiping overwrting of newer files, which already exist
- (both can be set within the extraction dialog inside file-rollers extract-dialog,
- but not when using the nautilus-extension)

Gnome-Terminal:
- added option for enabling the use of the currents's theme colors background/foreground

SearchTool:
- dropped.

MetaCity:
- option for enabling Compositor dropped
- option for choosing mousebutton-modifier added, contains 2 entries more, than the one in the Window Capplet

Nautilus:
- option for choosing ~ or ~/Desktop to be displayed on the Desktop dropped
- option for only showing folders in the sidepanel dropped

BudBuddy:
- option for enabling/disabling bugbuddy on crash (no longer available in 2.20+)

Evince:
- dropped (option no longer available in 2.20+)

CDBurner:
- use now a spinbutton instead of a textbox for writespeed setting

Gimme:
- dropped

Interface:
- dropped

system/nx-rc:
- re-unified colo-rc, bash-style-system and bash_style2_rc to nx-rc
- replaced the last �33(0x�33(B by |, for full linux-console compatibility
- furthermore colors will be automatically disabled when on linux-console,
- to prevent nasty results
- this file is system-wide, it will grab it's values from GConf and there
- will no longer be a per-user configuration.

python-gtk/aar:
- AAR (ex. AVS) supports now 12 Repos
- Grabbing the keys is currently not supported
- There's now a button, for running apt-get update
- We use now /etc/apt/sources.list.d/ instead of modifying the main sources.list

last updated on:
November 11th, 2007, 12:35 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Christopher Bratusek
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ Desktop Environment \ Tools

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