Recently, I’ve heard about Elementary Project
… and after all I have an idea for something similar. more Ameish, but not at all.
After long time requests, I’ve decided to implement a tray. See it, try it (svn only) – quiet buggy for now.
look at the toppanel – near to the clock. Yes – this is a real system tray.
Some screentshots showing AnticoDeluxe current development status.
screen 1 – “About this computer dialog”. There is a Dock and also a topbar with useful widgets – keyboard switcher, volume control, show desktop and a clock.
screen2 – SystemPreferences.app with Bobcat Qt4 theme. Bobcat is a work in progress, for now only menubar, menus and toolbar widgets are managed. There are some visual improvements, coming from updated Amelib – GradientButton and HelpButton – see at the bottom of the window. Take a look to the window titlebar and how Bobcat integrates to it;
screen3 – Runner. Runner should become a file manager for AnticoDeluxe DE. Notice the Bobcat theme again, and toolbar buttons – RectButton from Amelib. The icons are already bundled into AmeLib as AmeSystemIcon class.
I’m going to continue development of AnticoDeluxe.
The svn is NOW updated, check it out and stay tuned;
Thanks to Borislav Gerassimov, there is two PKGBUILDS ready for AnticoDeluxe 0.1.96 and for current SVN version. The scripts are located here http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=24737 and here http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=24736
A friend of mine told me about his idea for making a whole Qt based desktop with many Qt applications.
The idea is described in his page here : http://code.google.com/p/semen/wiki/QtDesktop. What is very good, and you may notice it, he aims to use AnticoDeluxe as Desktop Environment. Of course, not all (even none) of the applications match the overal look & feel of AnticoDeluxe, but they can be patched a little and become very integrated into AnticoDeluxe.
I’ve just opened a new page for open discussion about AnticoDeluxe development.
The page is here. Feel free to post any comments about AnticoDeluxe. Hope this will help me for improving AnticoDeluxe and to know what the people think about it.