Re: E debs, get them while they're hot...
Thanks for the good work. Only two digressions....
1) What is FX architecture?
2) IMHO, the best theme is Absolute E. Why not package it too?
Thank you, Paulo Henrique
> After discussion with Brian, we agreed that I take over as unofficial
> maintainer for the CVS debs of E.
> (I announced this on the E list before, this is a reminder).
> The apt-magic is
> deb http://www.debian.org/~jules/e-cvs debs/
> Also, for the paranoid, you will find signed changes files there.
> Old versions will persist in old-debs until I clean them out by hand
> case something goes wrong with a new version :)
> This version is not compiled from Brian's rules file (quite). I have
> split the packages so each theme is in a separate package.
> you cannot avoid having shiny-metal installed, since it contains the
> DEFAULT symlink. I will fix this in a future release.
> Menus should work - both the Gnome menu, and the Debian menu, since
> Debian menu is within the Gnome menu.
> Iconisation should work. There is a pager in one of the
> stick it on your panel, it's called 'gnome-pager'.
> Configuration will not be up to date. There's an e-conf capplet in
> gnomecc, which works, but doesn't have all the features of the latest
> e-conf. Launching e-conf from the root menu won't work at all.
> Theme switching should work, and the window manager is very usable
> It also now comes with an 'FX' archictecture, or at least the
> of one. Check out the 'ripple' effect :)
> All bugreports directly to me, please.
> Oh, and BTW, I recommend tigert's brushedmetal theme, which comes with
> this version.