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ArchAssistant is a software that lets you have quick access to various administration aspects of the Arch Linux distro.
ArchAssistant is a software that lets you have quick access to various administration aspects of the Arch Linux distro. The main feature is a GUI for the Arch's network profiles system (using the netcfg command line), which is very useful for laptop users.

Here are some key features of "ArchAssistant":

quick access to the main system files (ie rc.conf, profile, pacman.conf, xorg.conf ...) via a built-in simple text editor.
netcfg2 front-end : quite complete GUI for the Arch's network profile system. You can connect to, create and edit network profiles in a few clicks. ArchAssistant has an autostart functionality that lets the app connect to the first wifi network discovered upon start.
the pacman part has been mostly disabled (didn't work as expected).
collection of the most useful command lines to check system informations.
custom app launcher from menu
English, French and German translations

Requirements:

Qt 4.x
Arch Linux
netcfg2

INSTALL:

Method #1
make
make install
type 'archassistant' from the command line or click 'ArchAssistant' from the 'System' menu

Method #2
qmake archassitant.pro
make
the executable file is created in the subdir /bin

UNINSTALL:

make uninstall

What's New in This Release:

fixed : some bugs affecting systray icon update
added : a tooltip shows device manufacturer (vendor name) in Profile Editor
added systray menu action : download clipboard's url with your favorite download manager
added systray menu action : load/eject CD-ROM tray
added systray menu action : instant connection wizard
modified README : build instructions, non-root users instructions

last updated on:
May 8th, 2008, 12:06 GMT
price:
FREE!
developed by:
Thierry Deseez
license type:
GPL (GNU General Public License) 
category:
ROOT \ System \ System Administration

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