[Sugar-devel] Sugar App Launcher

Tony Anderson tony_anderson at usa.net
Sat May 20 02:06:55 EDT 2017

Hi, Sebastian

Also not disagreeing. I am curious as to the limitation you see in the 
direct execution model and how what you are doing will improve on it. 
Gnome is the desktop we get with Sugar (13.2.8) but I suspect the 
command line (subprocess) technique would work with xfce and others.


On 05/20/2017 01:12 PM, Sebastian Silva wrote:
> On 19/05/17 23:41, Tony Anderson wrote:
>> Hi, Sebastian
>> Applications installed in gnome can be executed in Sugar with from 
>> the command line: $gimp & (& optional since Terminal has tabs). A 
>> simple sugar activity wrapper can make a gimp activity. This enables 
>> the activity to appear in the Home View. Currently in Rwanda we are 
>> using GCompris installed in gnome and executed by a wrapper to good 
>> effect.
>> Tony
> Dear Tony,
> While you seem to imply that we are in disagreement, in fact you are 
> precisely describing the /not ideal/ situation that I seek to improve.
> Also, GNOME is just a Desktop Environment, one of many available. I 
> hadn't mentioned GNOME and don't plan to use it or support it. 
> Currently we use XFCE.
> Regards,
> Sebastian

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