Hacking the UI (Om 2008)

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This guide will cover modifying the main screen of the [[Om_2008.8]] distribution and related ([[FDOM]] etc).  
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This guide will cover modifying the main screen of the [[Om_2008.8]] distribution and related ([[FDOM]] etc).
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{{Todo|Merge with [[Customize Application Icons]]. [[User:MinhHaDuong|MinhHaDuong]] 07:31, 27 October 2008 (UTC)}}
  
 
==Home screen==
 
==Home screen==
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.png extension is assumed
 
.png extension is assumed
  
Any .desktop file placed in /usr/share/applications will appear on the home screen.  
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Any .desktop file placed in /usr/share/applications will appear on the home screen.
  
 
Example:
 
Example:
[Desktop Entry]
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<pre>
Encoding=UTF-8
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[Desktop Entry]
Name=INSTALLER
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Encoding=UTF-8
TryExec=assassin
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Name=INSTALLER
GenericName=Installer
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TryExec=assassin
Comment=Assassin Openmoko Installer
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GenericName=Installer
StartupNotify=false
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Comment=Assassin Openmoko Installer
Exec=assassin
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StartupNotify=false
Icon=assassin
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Exec=assassin
Terminal=false
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Icon=assassin
Type=Application
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Terminal=false
Categories=PackageManager;System;Settings;Bar;
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Type=Application
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Categories=PackageManager;System;Settings;Bar;
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</pre>
  
 
===Set icons to appear in the low menu===
 
===Set icons to appear in the low menu===
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* [[Themes]]
 
* [[Themes]]
* [[Changing wallpaper]]
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* [[Edje]]
  
[[Category:Settings]]
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[[Category:Middleware settings]]
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[[Category:User Interfaces]]

Latest revision as of 11:07, 31 March 2010

This guide will cover modifying the main screen of the Om_2008.8 distribution and related (FDOM etc).

TODO: Merge with Customize Application Icons. MinhHaDuong 07:31, 27 October 2008 (UTC) (See: To-Do List)

Contents

[edit] Home screen

[edit] Modifying

Icon files are located under /usr/share/pixmaps.

.png extension is assumed

Any .desktop file placed in /usr/share/applications will appear on the home screen.

Example:

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=INSTALLER
TryExec=assassin
GenericName=Installer
Comment=Assassin Openmoko Installer
StartupNotify=false
Exec=assassin
Icon=assassin
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=PackageManager;System;Settings;Bar;

[edit] Set icons to appear in the low menu

In the above example, 'Bar;' indicates that the item will appear in the bottom menu where 'INSTALLER' sits as default. Add 'Bar;' to 'Categories' for it to appear here.

[edit] See also

Personal tools

This guide will cover modifying the main screen of the Om_2008.8 distribution and related (FDOM etc).

Home screen

Modifying

Icon files are located under /usr/share/pixmaps.

.png extension is assumed

Any .desktop file placed in /usr/share/applications will appear on the home screen.

Example:

[Desktop Entry]
Encoding=UTF-8
Name=INSTALLER
TryExec=assassin
GenericName=Installer
Comment=Assassin Openmoko Installer
StartupNotify=false
Exec=assassin
Icon=assassin
Terminal=false
Type=Application
Categories=PackageManager;System;Settings;Bar;

Set icons to appear in the low menu

In the above example, 'Bar;' indicates that the item will appear in the bottom menu where 'INSTALLER' sits as default. Add 'Bar;' to 'Categories' for it to appear here.

See also