Auxlaunch

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Auxlaunch is a very simple, finger-friendly application launcher for the Freerunner. It appears when the "AUX" button is pressed. The top button changes when the up/down buttons are pressed. To launch the selected app, press the top button.
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Auxlaunch is a very simple, finger-friendly application launcher for the Freerunner. It appears when the "AUX" button is pressed. The top buttons change when the up/down buttons below are pressed.  
  
Available apps are configured in a comma delimited text file (.auxlaunchrc). Items such as "Suspend", "Cancel", and "Quit" can be configured too. Auxlaunch uses stock GTK icons or images from files. Python and PyGTK are required.
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To launch an app, press the top left button ("left for launch"). The apps are configured in a comma delimited text file (.auxlaunchrc). Items such as "Suspend", "Cancel", and "Quit" can be configured too. Auxlaunch uses stock GTK icons or images from files.  
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To switch to a currently running app (window), press the top right button. If you don't like this feature, then specify "-nowm" when running "auxlaunch" (i.e. "auxlaunch -nowm"). This will hide the right-hand, app switching buttons.
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Python and PyGTK are required. Package "wmctrl" is required for window (app) switching. A screenshot (shown along with the cool openmoko-panel-plugin) is below.
  
 
Note: Auxlaunch is, of course, beta and, so far, only tested in Debian.
 
Note: Auxlaunch is, of course, beta and, so far, only tested in Debian.
  
[http://aliasid.googlepages.com/auxlaunch-0.2.tar.gz Download]
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[http://aliasid.googlepages.com/auxlaunch-0.3.tar.gz Download]
  
[[Image:Auxlaunch.jpg]]
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[[Image:auxlaunch-screenshot.jpg]]
  
 
[[Category:System Applications]]
 
[[Category:System Applications]]

Revision as of 23:47, 15 October 2008

Auxlaunch is a very simple, finger-friendly application launcher for the Freerunner. It appears when the "AUX" button is pressed. The top buttons change when the up/down buttons below are pressed.

To launch an app, press the top left button ("left for launch"). The apps are configured in a comma delimited text file (.auxlaunchrc). Items such as "Suspend", "Cancel", and "Quit" can be configured too. Auxlaunch uses stock GTK icons or images from files.

To switch to a currently running app (window), press the top right button. If you don't like this feature, then specify "-nowm" when running "auxlaunch" (i.e. "auxlaunch -nowm"). This will hide the right-hand, app switching buttons.

Python and PyGTK are required. Package "wmctrl" is required for window (app) switching. A screenshot (shown along with the cool openmoko-panel-plugin) is below.

Note: Auxlaunch is, of course, beta and, so far, only tested in Debian.

Download

File:Auxlaunch-screenshot.jpg

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Auxlaunch is a very simple, finger-friendly application launcher for the Freerunner. It appears when the "AUX" button is pressed. The top button changes when the up/down buttons are pressed. To launch the selected app, press the top button.

Available apps are configured in a comma delimited text file (.auxlaunchrc). Items such as "Suspend", "Cancel", and "Quit" can be configured too. Auxlaunch uses stock GTK icons or images from files. Python and PyGTK are required.

Note: Auxlaunch is, of course, beta and, so far, only tested in Debian.

Download

Auxlaunch.jpg