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[[Image:Launcher.png|thumb|Launcher Screenshot]]
 
[[Image:Launcher.png|thumb|Launcher Screenshot]]
Launcher provides an elegant way of grouping and launching applications. It features events notification too - missed calls and messages at the moment. It is aimed at [[OpenmokoFramework|FSO framework]] based distributions, mainly [[SHR|SHR]]. SHR-Launcher and Launcher in this page do refer to the same app.
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Launcher provides an elegant way of grouping and launching applications. It features events notification too - missed calls and messages at the moment. It also has built in apps for contacts, sms and phonelog.
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It is aimed at [[OpenmokoFramework|FSO framework]] based distributions, mainly [[SHR|SHR]]. SHR-Launcher and Launcher in this page do refer to the same app.
  
  
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* [http://www.opkg.org/package_220.html Launcher page on Opkg.org]
 
* [http://www.opkg.org/package_220.html Launcher page on Opkg.org]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/shr-launcher/ SHR-Launcher page on Google Code]
 
* [http://code.google.com/p/shr-launcher/ SHR-Launcher page on Google Code]
* [http://n2.nabble.com/Launcher-v-0-35-Release-inbuilt-contacts-sms-and-phonelog-tp3552019ef1958.html Latest (0.35) release]
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* [http://n2.nabble.com/Launcher-Release-0-39-tp3859743ef1958.html Latest (0.39) release]
  
 
== Features ==
 
== Features ==
  
Currently (0.35) Launcher has this features:
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Currently (0.39) Launcher has this features:
  
 
  * Missed call indication
 
  * Missed call indication
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  * Clock and Date
 
  * Clock and Date
 
  * Cell broadcast info on home page (see channel no's and select channels)
 
  * Cell broadcast info on home page (see channel no's and select channels)
* Scroller for the home page
 
 
  * Internal apps for SMS, Phonelog and Contacts
 
  * Internal apps for SMS, Phonelog and Contacts
 
  * Starting Feedback
 
  * Starting Feedback
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==Installation / download ==
 
==Installation / download ==
  
opkg install http://www.opkg.org/packages/launcher_0.35_arm.ipk
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opkg install http://n2.nabble.com/file/n3552019/launcher_0.39_arm.ipk
  
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==Configuration ==
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The toolbar at the bottom can be scrolled to the extreme right to access Category and Configure.
  
== Known issues ==
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Clicking on Category allows the user to configure :-
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  * Set application categories
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  * Customize the category names (add, del. rename)
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  * Change the sequence of categories in the toolbar
  
* <del>Versioning of e-libraries has been causing some difficulties with installing lately </del> fixed in 0.35
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Clicking on configure allows the user to :-
* <del>Due to new e-libraries in SHR-Unstable is after slider click screen moved off center to the right</del> fixed in 0.35
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  * use internal apps
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  * rescan contact, sms, calls data
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  * change date and time display format
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  * subscribe to cell broadcast info and toggle showing channel numbers
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  * auto reconnect bt headset on resume (HSP/HFP profile) - pairing needs to be done separately and before using this
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  * change wallpaper
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== Theming ==
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All icons can be replaced with custom png files in directory /usr/share/launcher. The names are self-evident. Use icons of 80x80 size.
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== Known issues ==
  
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* <del>Launcher crashes on SHR-U when opening SMS (must be sms with more than 160 Chars) the SMS Main view works and shows the correct SMS count [[User:Gomez|Gomez]]</del> Should be fixed now. 
 
[[Category:Applications]]
 
[[Category:Applications]]
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[[Category:ApplicationsElementary]]

Latest revision as of 21:44, 12 October 2010


Launcher Screenshot

Launcher provides an elegant way of grouping and launching applications. It features events notification too - missed calls and messages at the moment. It also has built in apps for contacts, sms and phonelog.

It is aimed at FSO framework based distributions, mainly SHR. SHR-Launcher and Launcher in this page do refer to the same app.


Contents

[edit] Important links

[edit] Features

Currently (0.39) Launcher has this features:

* Missed call indication
* New SMS indication
* Ability to set own wallpaper
* Categorise applications and see them in categories
* Clock and Date
* Cell broadcast info on home page (see channel no's and select channels)
* Internal apps for SMS, Phonelog and Contacts
* Starting Feedback

[edit] Installation / download

opkg install http://n2.nabble.com/file/n3552019/launcher_0.39_arm.ipk

[edit] Configuration

The toolbar at the bottom can be scrolled to the extreme right to access Category and Configure.
Clicking on Category allows the user to configure :-
 * Set application categories
 * Customize the category names (add, del. rename)
 * Change the sequence of categories in the toolbar
Clicking on configure allows the user to :-
 * use internal apps
 * rescan contact, sms, calls data
 * change date and time display format
 * subscribe to cell broadcast info and toggle showing channel numbers
 * auto reconnect bt headset on resume (HSP/HFP profile) - pairing needs to be done separately and before using this
 * change wallpaper

[edit] Theming

All icons can be replaced with custom png files in directory /usr/share/launcher. The names are self-evident. Use icons of 80x80 size.

[edit] Known issues

  • Launcher crashes on SHR-U when opening SMS (must be sms with more than 160 Chars) the SMS Main view works and shows the correct SMS count Gomez Should be fixed now.
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Launcher Screenshot

Launcher provides an elegant way of grouping and launching applications. It features events notification too - missed calls and messages at the moment. It is aimed at FSO framework based distributions, mainly SHR. SHR-Launcher and Launcher in this page do refer to the same app.


Important links

Features

Currently (0.35) Launcher has this features:

* Missed call indication
* New SMS indication
* Ability to set own wallpaper
* Categorise applications and see them in categories
* Clock and Date
* Cell broadcast info on home page (see channel no's and select channels)
* Scroller for the home page
* Internal apps for SMS, Phonelog and Contacts
* Starting Feedback

Installation / download

opkg install http://www.opkg.org/packages/launcher_0.35_arm.ipk


Known issues

  • Versioning of e-libraries has been causing some difficulties with installing lately fixed in 0.35
  • Due to new e-libraries in SHR-Unstable is after slider click screen moved off center to the right fixed in 0.35