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== Summary ==
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= Feature Name =
  
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gnome-do-improvements
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== Summary ==
 
Current version of gnome-do is outdated, no plans to update gnome-do are in the works.  Tons of library changes are needed as well as other new package dependencies.  Version in rawhide 0.4.2.0-2.fc10, but 0.5 was released in June 2008.
 
Current version of gnome-do is outdated, no plans to update gnome-do are in the works.  Tons of library changes are needed as well as other new package dependencies.  Version in rawhide 0.4.2.0-2.fc10, but 0.5 was released in June 2008.
  
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* Percentage of completion: ?
 
* Percentage of completion: ?
  
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== Detailed Description ==
  
== Usage cases/rationale, Scope and Implementation details ==
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Gnome-do provides an incredible amount of features and power to the average gnome or kde user.  The ability to discretely activate applications in a gui without a mouse is very enticing.  Fedora users can benefit by removing the requirements to use a mouse (save web browsing) again.
  
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Gnome-do provides plugins which help for IM, twitter, shutdown/restart, etc.  Plus the ability to launch, search, etc., things normally that can be done in a Desktop/Window Manager
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== Benefit to Fedora ==
 
Many things that can be done with the current gnome-applets and gnome-panels can easily be done in gnome-do more efficiently.  Gnome-do is a much more discrete way to activate, search, launch or do just about anything else.  Here's a couple simple use cases.
 
Many things that can be done with the current gnome-applets and gnome-panels can easily be done in gnome-do more efficiently.  Gnome-do is a much more discrete way to activate, search, launch or do just about anything else.  Here's a couple simple use cases.
  
=== Frank wants to instant message a buddy ===
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=== Use Cases ===
  
 
* Frank wants to IM his buddy john
 
* Frank wants to IM his buddy john
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* Alice wishes to shutdown her computer.
 
* Alice wishes to shutdown her computer.
  
=== Requirements ===
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== Test Plan ==
  
Prerequisites:
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== User Experience ==
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== Dependencies ==
  
 
* gnome-desktop-sharp
 
* gnome-desktop-sharp
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* mono
 
* mono
 
* others probably as well
 
* others probably as well
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== Contingency Plan ==
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== Documentation ==
  
 
== Release Notes ==
 
== Release Notes ==
  
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== Summary ==
  
 
== Comments and Discussion ==
 
== Comments and Discussion ==

Revision as of 03:42, 11 July 2008

Contents

Feature Name

gnome-do-improvements

Summary

Current version of gnome-do is outdated, no plans to update gnome-do are in the works. Tons of library changes are needed as well as other new package dependencies. Version in rawhide 0.4.2.0-2.fc10, but 0.5 was released in June 2008.

Owner

  • Name: ClintSavage (just an instigator)

Current status

  • Targeted release: Fedora 10
  • Last updated:
  • Percentage of completion: ?

Detailed Description

Gnome-do provides an incredible amount of features and power to the average gnome or kde user. The ability to discretely activate applications in a gui without a mouse is very enticing. Fedora users can benefit by removing the requirements to use a mouse (save web browsing) again.

Gnome-do provides plugins which help for IM, twitter, shutdown/restart, etc. Plus the ability to launch, search, etc., things normally that can be done in a Desktop/Window Manager

Benefit to Fedora

Many things that can be done with the current gnome-applets and gnome-panels can easily be done in gnome-do more efficiently. Gnome-do is a much more discrete way to activate, search, launch or do just about anything else. Here's a couple simple use cases.

Use Cases

  • Frank wants to IM his buddy john
  • Jim wants to listen to some Megadeth
  • Alice wishes to shutdown her computer.

Test Plan

User Experience

Dependencies

  • gnome-desktop-sharp
  • gnome-sharp
  • gnome-keyring-sharp
  • mono
  • others probably as well

Contingency Plan

Documentation

Release Notes

Summary

Comments and Discussion

See Talk:Features/gnome-do