ArchAssistant

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Description:

- ArchAssistant v0.4 -
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ABOUT:
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ArchAssistant is a systray docking app that lets you have quick access to various administration aspects of the Arch Linux distro. The main feature is a gui for the Arch's network profiles system (using the netcfg command line), which is very useful for laptop users.

FEATURES:
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- quick access to the main system files (ie rc.conf, profile, pacman.conf, xorg.conf ...) via a built-in simple text editor.
- netcfg2 front-end : quite complete GUI for the Arch's network profile system. You can connect to, create and edit network profiles in a few clicks. ArchAssistant has an autostart functionality that lets the app connect to the first wifi network discovered upon start.
- the pacman part has been mostly disabled (didn't work as expected).
- collection of the most useful command lines to check system informations.
- custom app launcher from menu
- download clipboard's url with your favorite download manager
- load/eject CD-ROM tray
- instant connection wizard
- english, french, german translations

REQUIREMENTS:
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- arch linux distro !
- QT (I mean qt4)
- netcfg2
Last changelog:

11 years ago

-- version 0.4 (May 08 2008)

- fixed : some bugs affecting systray icon update
- added : a tooltip shows device manufacturer (vendor name) in Profile Editor
- added systray menu action : download clipboard's url with your favorite download manager
- added systray menu action : load/eject CD-ROM tray
- added systray menu action : instant connection wizard
- modified README : build instructions, non-root users instructions

-- version 0.3 (Mar 24 2008):

- added : reason of error message upon profile connection (netcfg output) is displayed in systray message.
- added : archassistant is now aware of currently connected profiles : systray icon & tooltip are updated accordingly, even if profiles are connected/disconnected outside archassistant.
- added : middle click systray icon shows the Arch Profile Manager dialog
- enhanced Arch Profile Manager dialog : added copy button, disconnect button, profile connection state information
- added : check & correct profile name syntax in profile editor and profile manager
- updated icons
- added german translation (thanks to n8schicht)
- added Makefile and install script (translations are no more embedded in the binary)

-- version 0.2 (Mar 11 2008):

- exclusive support for netcfg2.
- icons updated.
- added very simple animated systray icon while connecting.
- double-click the systray icon launches an automatic connection.
- added dialogs : disconnect active profiles, disconnect active network devices, settings configuration, user editable lists.
- added new menu : Sticky Clipboard menu
- updated & bugfixed : profile manager & profile editor dialogs.
- updated french translation.
- updated default user lists (system files, external commands, system files).


-- version 0.1 (Oct 5 2007) : initial release.

smart2128

10 years ago

Hi,
I would thank you for this nice piece of software.
I'm interested in translating archassistant in Italian, but I found only de.ts and fr.ts files.
Thanks in advance.

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krigstask

11 years ago

There're more comments and stuff provided on KDE-Apps: http://www.kde-apps.org/content/show.php/ArchAssistant?content=76760

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marciUn

11 years ago

Hi all,
for v0.3 :

People can find binary in [archlinuxfr] repository (PKGBUILD too)
http://repo.archlinux.fr/

I made some changes for made a package, you can find patch and PKGBUILD here :
http://repo.archlinux.fr/i686/archassistant/

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krigstask

11 years ago

Quite interesting, I'd definitely give it a try.

What about PKGBUILD, by the way? (-:E

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11 years ago

-- version 0.4 (May 08 2008)

- fixed : some bugs affecting systray icon update
- added : a tooltip shows device manufacturer (vendor name) in Profile Editor
- added systray menu action : download clipboard's url with your favorite download manager
- added systray menu action : load/eject CD-ROM tray
- added systray menu action : instant connection wizard
- modified README : build instructions, non-root users instructions

-- version 0.3 (Mar 24 2008):

- added : reason of error message upon profile connection (netcfg output) is displayed in systray message.
- added : archassistant is now aware of currently connected profiles : systray icon & tooltip are updated accordingly, even if profiles are connected/disconnected outside archassistant.
- added : middle click systray icon shows the Arch Profile Manager dialog
- enhanced Arch Profile Manager dialog : added copy button, disconnect button, profile connection state information
- added : check & correct profile name syntax in profile editor and profile manager
- updated icons
- added german translation (thanks to n8schicht)
- added Makefile and install script (translations are no more embedded in the binary)

-- version 0.2 (Mar 11 2008):

- exclusive support for netcfg2.
- icons updated.
- added very simple animated systray icon while connecting.
- double-click the systray icon launches an automatic connection.
- added dialogs : disconnect active profiles, disconnect active network devices, settings configuration, user editable lists.
- added new menu : Sticky Clipboard menu
- updated & bugfixed : profile manager & profile editor dialogs.
- updated french translation.
- updated default user lists (system files, external commands, system files).


-- version 0.1 (Oct 5 2007) : initial release.

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