Talika applet

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Description:

This is a gnome panel applet that lets you switch between open windows using icons.

***NOTE***
If you build from source run configure with --prefix=/usr. Without it applet won't be listed.

./configure --prefix=/usr
make
sudo make install

Logout from session and login again.
Last changelog:

9 years ago

/**************** 0.50 ********************************/
This version has a lot of gui makeover and bug fixes.
New features are:

* Better icons
* Show pin option for pinnable apps
* Supports pinning via drag and drop
* Add option to show tasks from multiple monitors
* Option to close group with middle click
* Option to show preview on multiple windows only
* Better pininig support for openoffice & some wine apps (like picasa)
* Choose custom icon for launcher
* Many ui customization options
* And many more ( explore yourself )

A few minus --
- translations are not up to date
- someone may not like new interface at all. Please use older version than.

/**************** 0.49 ********************************/
This is not a feature release. Minor issues are fixed.

* Launch terminal in home directory
* Prefrences dialog layout changed
* Now includes windows from all monitors
* Turkish translation added

/**************** 0.48 ********************************/
Several new features are included. Many crash
bugs are fixed. Most important are:

* Pin to panel support added
* Windows preview support added
* Option to use monochrome icons added
* Crash bug on autologin fixed
* Crash bug on middle click close fixed
* hangup while resizing on non-expending panel fixed
* French translation added

/**************** 0.24 ********************************/
This is mainly a bug fix version:

* Crash bug on startup of some applications fixed
* Reworked tooltips
* Polish, Russian translations added

/**************** 0.23 ********************************/
This release includes:

* Changing icons order via drag and drop
* Fixed compilation error on earlier versions of ubuntu
* Germen, Spanish, Italian, Swedish translations added


/**************** 0.22 ********************************/
The new features added in this release are:

* Grouping of similar windows
* Closing window on middle-click
* Better menu positioning on vertical panel
* Improved icon quality

Author's Blog : http://dahiyavinod.blogspot.com/

atilla

9 years ago

Hi, i can translate Talika to Turkish. But i can't manage to find .pot file in source tarball or svn tree. would you mind to add .pot file into source code? Also i'd like to build Mandriva Linux RPM package.

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

Thanks for translation.
pot file added to svn.
checkout the latest version.

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atilla

9 years ago

Hi again! turkish translation have been completed. I sent you via e-mail attachment. Pls, check your e-mail. Thanks..

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daenuprobst

9 years ago

Great applet - but it needs to support themes (like dockbarx, which is missing the important window preview function)

superbar ftw ;-)

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Brutus180

9 years ago

It works well in Lucid, as far as I can tell (been using it all day with no issues), even though the .debs specify Karmic. Thanks again!

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Brutus180

9 years ago

I like this applet! Voted good, thanks for your effort :)

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Samuel2006

9 years ago

For windows preview function has to depend on compiz?
The windows preview works with another windows manager (eg metacity gnome)?
good work!

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

Yes, it depends on compiz (i.e. called desktop effects). If it is disabled there will be no previews.

It should work with metacity or any other window manager.

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sousuke

9 years ago

I have a fresh install of ubuntu lucid and I currenty have metacity composition on. The preview works but instead of showeing a snapshot of the application it shows the icon of the app.

Is this a bug or it just doesnt work with metacity?

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

A icon is shown in case window is minimized.
Is it shows icon in case of maxmized windows also?

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sousuke

9 years ago

Yes. AN icon shows both when minimized and maximized. The strange thing however is that i had nautilus, midori and audacious open.

Audacious showed the correct preview, the other two did not. It seems GTK apps are the ones with the problem.

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

It looks like there is some bug in talika itself. I will try to fix this one soon. Thanks for bug report.

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ubuntico

9 years ago

The applet works correctly on my Karmic, but appears with the Acyl icons (any color you like). Any suggestion to fix this problem?

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

Hi,

can you install from latest svn trunk. I tried to fix it. Let me know if problem still there.

Install using following commands. Make sure you have installed necessary build packages installed.

svn co https://talika.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/talika talika
cd talika
./autogen.sh --prefix=/usr
make
sudo make install

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ubuntico

9 years ago

Problem fixed, thanks for the help.

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manishmahabir

9 years ago

Compiz already has windows preview option..it can be combined with talika to give a windows 7 like option to manage windows...
wonderful effort friend...keep it up!

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mtax

9 years ago

yes, and you can go back to windows too. It will look more like windows!

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ochiuzCatalin

9 years ago

This is great!Just installed, did a sudo killall gnome-panel and... it just worked!(Ubuntu 9.10)

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webmastir

9 years ago

is there anyway to possibly compile/install this onto earlier versions of ubuntu

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

I think it should compile on older versions too, though i have not tested it.

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webmastir

9 years ago

figures. naw, it doesn't work. oh well :(

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

Can you try building from talika svn.

svn co https://talika.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/talika/trunk talika

If it doesn't work let me know what error compiler gives.

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webmastir

9 years ago

although i didn't think i was this much of an idiot i did:

svn co https://talika.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/talika/trunk talika

cd talika

./configure & make aren't finding anything.

(~/talika$ ./configure --prefix=/usr
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory )
( make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop. )

what am i doing wrong here?

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webmastir

9 years ago

do i just merge(overwrite) what was downloaded from that svn link into a dir that has the source files? ..then compile from there?

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vinoddahiya

9 years ago

All code have been fixed in svn. Now it will work on older versions too.
Try building from latest talika svn.

svn co https://talika.svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/talika/trunk talika


and build like:


./autogen --prefix=/usr
make
make install


** cheers **

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9 years ago

/**************** 0.50 ********************************/
This version has a lot of gui makeover and bug fixes.
New features are:

* Better icons
* Show pin option for pinnable apps
* Supports pinning via drag and drop
* Add option to show tasks from multiple monitors
* Option to close group with middle click
* Option to show preview on multiple windows only
* Better pininig support for openoffice & some wine apps (like picasa)
* Choose custom icon for launcher
* Many ui customization options
* And many more ( explore yourself )

A few minus --
- translations are not up to date
- someone may not like new interface at all. Please use older version than.

/**************** 0.49 ********************************/
This is not a feature release. Minor issues are fixed.

* Launch terminal in home directory
* Prefrences dialog layout changed
* Now includes windows from all monitors
* Turkish translation added

/**************** 0.48 ********************************/
Several new features are included. Many crash
bugs are fixed. Most important are:

* Pin to panel support added
* Windows preview support added
* Option to use monochrome icons added
* Crash bug on autologin fixed
* Crash bug on middle click close fixed
* hangup while resizing on non-expending panel fixed
* French translation added

/**************** 0.24 ********************************/
This is mainly a bug fix version:

* Crash bug on startup of some applications fixed
* Reworked tooltips
* Polish, Russian translations added

/**************** 0.23 ********************************/
This release includes:

* Changing icons order via drag and drop
* Fixed compilation error on earlier versions of ubuntu
* Germen, Spanish, Italian, Swedish translations added


/**************** 0.22 ********************************/
The new features added in this release are:

* Grouping of similar windows
* Closing window on middle-click
* Better menu positioning on vertical panel
* Improved icon quality

Author's Blog : http://dahiyavinod.blogspot.com/

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