SplashyCreator

Bootsplash Various

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Description:

Splashy Creator lets you create splashy themes.

After you setup all options press "Create Theme" and it will be created at ~/Desktop/SC/${name}

Installation:

grab the tarball and run ./configure, make and then make install

Comments, Suggestions and Contributions welcome.
Last changelog:

10 years ago

3.0:

"Everybody Scream"

*********************************************
We do now support a rc file!
You can there store some default values.

File: $HOME/.splashycreator.rc

Content:
line 1: Name
line 2: Mail
line 3: Website
line 4: Default Description

Example:
Foo Bar
foo@bar.net
http://foo.bar.org
Foo Theme, based on Bar Wallpaper
*********************************************

configure:
- updated to v7.7

configure.checks:
- fixed error message for pysco
- re-ordered checks

Makefile.in:
- added mo po pot distclean rules
- install icon system-wide
- updated

data/splashy-creator2.glade ::
data/splashy-creator3.ui
- use system-wide installed icon
- ported from glade to gtkbuilder

code/splashy-creator.in:
- rewrote 98% of the python-code
- (now technically much better)

debian/*:
- updated

translations/po/sc-de.po:
- added german translation

*/*:
- improved tree

INSTALL:
- updated

TODO:
- updated

hellblade

11 years ago

Some suggestions:
* Since this is an application you should move it to gnomefiles or some other application related site
* Please for the love of god and usability, change the autoswitching of show/hide checkboxes to the simple and standard behavior (ie don't change the text depending on whether it's enabled or not). Right now it's confusing. eg while "[x] Show Border" is straightforward, "[ ] Hide Border" is not.
* Could you add tooltips for each option?
* Also can you add support for opening/editing an existing theme?

Thanks!

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hellblade

11 years ago

* Can you prompt the user for the theme destination instead of using ~/Desktop?
Desktop is not a good choice for saving files, something many people are used to.

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Chrispy

10 years ago

*sorry* for the early reply, but I totally forgot about splashy-creator on kde-look.org T_T

* Apps which are directly related to artwork (SplashyCreator, Screenlets etc) are allowed here

* Checkbuttons do now behave normal

* May add Tooltips in the next release

* With the 3.0 codebase it will be much easier to add the option for editing existing themes, but don't expect early reulsts

* Theme Destination may be variable in the next release, using the new introduced rc-file

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Fri13

11 years ago


This is application, even it is for greating bootsplashes, it should go to kde-apps.org (if it is KDE application and not Qt or GTK+).

So can you please move it there? :-)

Your application looks good and we need such kinds more.

ps. If it is GTK+, then to http://gnomefiles.org

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Smokematic

11 years ago

Does this work for KDE splash screens??

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Chrispy

11 years ago

Nope. This is for Splashy. Splashy is used for drawing Bootsplashes* in Debian-based Distributions.

* The Splash shown while the machine is starting up

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TubaSoldier

10 years ago

Splashy is not Debian specific. I knew Debian users were a little more snooty but I always understood them to be very intelligent when it comes to Linux. Hopefully the Ubuntardization of Linux doesn't spread to Debian as well.

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smartboyathome

11 years ago

This was one thing that I really suggested for Splashy in order to really get ahead of Usplash. Would it be possible to also create a splashy theme selector? That would be awesome! Also, maybe you can work with the splashy devs to incorporate this into Splashy.

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TubaSoldier

11 years ago

I'm of the opinion that Splashy is already light years ahead of USplash

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10 years ago

3.0:

"Everybody Scream"

*********************************************
We do now support a rc file!
You can there store some default values.

File: $HOME/.splashycreator.rc

Content:
line 1: Name
line 2: Mail
line 3: Website
line 4: Default Description

Example:
Foo Bar
foo@bar.net
http://foo.bar.org
Foo Theme, based on Bar Wallpaper
*********************************************

configure:
- updated to v7.7

configure.checks:
- fixed error message for pysco
- re-ordered checks

Makefile.in:
- added mo po pot distclean rules
- install icon system-wide
- updated

data/splashy-creator2.glade ::
data/splashy-creator3.ui
- use system-wide installed icon
- ported from glade to gtkbuilder

code/splashy-creator.in:
- rewrote 98% of the python-code
- (now technically much better)

debian/*:
- updated

translations/po/sc-de.po:
- added german translation

*/*:
- improved tree

INSTALL:
- updated

TODO:
- updated

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