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MacSlow
27th January 2006, 04:29 PM
Greetings everybody!

I'm interested if this (http://macslow.thepimp.net/?page_id=23) works for people running "Fedora Core 5 test 2". It's an analog clock using cairo and librsvg. With Xorg 6.9/7.0 and xcompmgr running it looks like this:

http://macslow.thepimp.net/shots/cairo-clock-4.png

Direct download-links:
0.2 release tarball (http://macslow.thepimp.net/projects/cairo-clock/cairo-clock-0.2.tar.bz2) (SHA1SUM (http://macslow.thepimp.net/projects/cairo-clock/cairo-clock-0.2.tar.bz2.sha1sum))

Tell me how you like it and what you dislike. What works and what does not work? If you made a funky new theme for it send me your SVG-files. I'm planning to add further support for themes in the next versions and would like to ship a few good looking skins users can choose from in the future. Also make sure to take a look at the TODO, NEWS and README files.

Thanks in advance for your consideration!

Best regards...

MacSlow

MacSlow
4th February 2006, 08:13 AM
I just made the 0.3 release available. Noteworthy additions from 0.2 to 0.3 are...


persistence (all settings are remembered)
performance-tuning (uses surface buffering)
desktop menu-entry (see Applications/Accessories)
preferences dialog (quite HIG-compliant)
on-the-fly theme-switching
four themes (default, fdo, glassy, simple)
more command-line arguments (try --help)
binary- and source-rpms (for FC5test2)


The new versions (and the new themes) look like this...

http://macslow.thepimp.net/shots/cairo-clock-6.png

You can grab it from here (http://macslow.thepimp.net/?page_id=23#mark_8), here (http://www.gnomefiles.org/app.php?soft_id=1259), here (http://www.gnome-look.org/content/show.php?content=34256), or here (http://freshmeat.net/projects/macslows-cairo-clock).

I you make stylish new themes for it send them to me! I'll add the coolest themes in future releases (with credits of course :D ).

Best regards...

MacSlow

j-billy
12th November 2006, 10:47 AM
Does it work already? How can I get it installed on my System I have the packages needed to install it but I cant compile them any help?

MacSlow
8th January 2007, 05:41 AM
Does it work already? How can I get it installed on my System I have the packages needed to install it but I cant compile them any help?

You don't need to compile them yourself, if you have a binary RPM for your version of Fedora Core. Check here (http://macslow.thepimp.net/?page_id=23#mark_8) to see if there is a version for your Fedora Core system.

If you have to compile a custom RPM for your version of Fedora Core, because there isn't a precompiled one already, you will have to tell me what errors you get during compilation.

Are you trying to just compile the tarball or do you try to rebuild a src.rpm?

Best regards...

MacSlow