QTGZManager Changelog

New in version 1.0.1

February 25th, 2013
  • Changed default Slackware mirror to http://mirrors.slackware.com/slackware/ (in a patch submitted by Robby Workman. Thanks Robby!);
  • Changed the close button of the firefox-like searchbar to the leftmost position;
  • From now on, QTGZManager is also available at slackbuilds.org.

New in version 1.0 (February 11th, 2013)

  • Fixed application exit while mainwindow was hidden and user was asked if he/she wanted to download new patches;
  • QTGZ can now open files which were removed from installed packages;
  • Added txz2sb (Ctrl+L) support when using QTGZ under Slax;
  • Changed patch’s download directory to /tmp.

New in version 1.0 RC2 (December 10th, 2012)

  • Fixed crash when a malformed package was detected;
  • Added support for TDE - Trinity Desktop Environment;
  • Warns users if the program needs restart, based on changes in Options/Setup;
  • User defined mirrors can be added just editing ~/.config /QTGZManager/mirrors file;
  • ARM mirrors appear only when using Slackwarearm distro;
  • Checking Slackware patches now outputs status against number of patches available;
  • Window Close button now quits QTGZ by default. Previous hiding behavior can be configured using Options/Setup.

New in version 1.0 RC1 (November 3rd, 2012)

  • Reworked logic in package version recognition algorithm which makes it faster and more accurate (thanks to Arch's pacman code);
  • New icon for different architecture packages;
  • Better looking filter and search buttons;
  • Firefox-like search bar for text highlight search in html content (help, patches and diffs);
  • Now QTGZManager pops up if you try to exec another copy;
  • Option to rename selected directory pressing F2;
  • Option to hide status bar;
  • Option to cut/copy and paste packages;
  • Option to choose user's prefered privilege escalation tool;
  • Option to use silent output during action execution (do not output pkgtool's verbosity-improves UI responsiveness);
  • Option to automatically check for new Slackware patches at startup;
  • Option to stop the Slackware patch checking, just pressing Ctrl+P again;
  • Tabs are now movable;
  • Refactored color layout enables using dark Qt4 themes;
  • Updated help usage information (F1);
  • Added support for the Mate desktop (Gnome 2 fork);
  • Many bug fixes;
  • Revised translations (although Farsi is lacking a mantainer);

New in version 1.0 Build 08232009 (August 25th, 2009)

  • Bugs were fixed.
  • Xfce support and Gksu support were added.
  • The logic for saving settings was reworked.
  • Opening a directory defaults to using dolphin when you're not in Xfce and you have it.

New in version 1.0 Beta 5 (July 21st, 2009)

  • Added a Menubar;
  • Reworked interface with reduced font sizes and no space lost;
  • Instantaneous package recognition algorithm;
  • Compatible with Slackware's new package format: TXZ;
  • Among other improvements and bug fixes...

New in version 1.0 Beta 4 (November 1st, 2008)

  • Filter packages in the selected directory with hit/miss color feedback
  • Ctrl + and Ctrl - respectively increases and decreases the font size of package lists
  • Selected directory's name is shown on the top of the first pane
  • Reworked About box
  • More view arrangements through four view buttons
  • Open konsole (F4) to work on the selected directory
  • New Directory TreeView, based on QFileSystemModel (a new and very fast threaded model from Qt 4.4.x which is also inotify aware)
  • Package information is showed as a tooltip when the mouse is over the package lists
  • The "Find a file" search is now handled in another thread which means it can be stopped and no more freezes the GUI
  • Take a snapshot of your installed package list for future diffs or whatever you want to