Running regular X11 apps

Bert Freudenberg bert at freudenbergs.de
Thu Jun 26 03:16:54 EDT 2008


Am 26.06.2008 um 05:12 schrieb Bernie Innocenti:

> Marco Pesenti Gritti wrote:
>>> If we manage to make DBus entirely optional, the initial effort
>>> of porting a Linux applications to Sugar would be greatly
>>> simplified.
>>
>> As far as I know this is already the case. The only non standard bit
>> are a couple of custom X properties.
>
> Oh, is there a way around this requirement too?  A few days ago
> someone here at OLE Nepal bundled up Firefox 2 and was disappointed
> to get the infamous circle icon.  For them, changing the code and
> rebuilding from source would be overkill.
>
> (please don't ask me why Firefox 2... it might have been any large
> Linux application)
>
> If nobody has looked at this before, I might give it a shot
> to see what the Gnome wnck applet does to pair windows with
> their applications and desktop icons.


The only part-way solution so far is Albert's libsugarize:

http://lists.laptop.org/pipermail/devel/2008-January/009387.html


- Bert -




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