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[Savannah-hackers] submission of guitoo - graphical tools for gentoo. - savannah.nongnu.org
Fri, 07 Nov 2003 06:48:20 -0500
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Kenny Smith <address@hidden> described the package as follows:
Package: guitoo - graphical tools for gentoo.
System name: guitoo
Guitoo is a project to help users of the gentoo [http://gentoo.org] linux
operating system administer their computer completely from a graphical user
interface. It is meant to work on top of existing tools rather than replace
Guitoo tools are written in c++ or python using the qt toolkit. The python
apps require pyqt.
Guitoo consists of several tools that allow the user to administer/configure
guitoo etcetera allows a user to update any configuration files that
might have been changed during am emerge. it is an alternative to etc-update
and allows a user to use a gui diff tool of choice. guitoo etcetera is written
in C++ and uses the QT toolkit
guitoo updater is a wizard that guides a user through the syncing of
his portage tree, fixing blocks, selecting packages, and finally
emerging/compiling the packages. It is extremely user-friendly and is built to
be "girlfriend proof"
guitoo config is a graphical configuration file editor. IT allows
users to edit a files like /etc/fstab using a intuitive GUI interface.
Developers can contribute "plugins" for each configuration file using a
More tools will arrive as they are developed, but these three are currently
guitoo etcetera has source code for review (it is partially functional)
I have several other developers who have made offers to assist me with my
project and also have projects of their own.
Other Software Required:
Qt, Gentoo Linux, Gentoo Portage, Python, PyQT
guitoo etcetera does not have GPL notices in it yet (not sure what notices
exactly are needed/ where to get them I will search gnu.org post-haste), but
it is fully my intention to release all of this software under the GPL v2
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