Nemo… Last call
by mtwebster 23

Just a few more updates on Nemo.  This is pretty much it pre-2.0.  Any more changes will be limited mainly to bugfixes and refinement. Got rid of -empty-  entries in the treeview sidebar as well as in the list view.  Empty folders will now not have an expander next to them, so you can more ...

MDM lost 10 pounds
by clem 55

MDM lost 10 pounds
MDM is central in Linux Mint and at the crossroads of many important technologies, plymouth, bumblebee, upstart, consolekit, Xorg, DE sessions, screensavers… so it needs to work well but also to be easy to maintain. Originally it was designed as GDM in 2007. At the time features which mattered (XDMCP, Xnest, Solaris support) don’t matter ...

More Nemo…
by mtwebster 8

Well, I can’t leave well enough alone.  Some more Nemo goodness: In list view, columns are now re-orderable by simple drag and drop method.  This means you can now perform all actions on columns inside the view, without having to open a separate dialog to select visible columns or re-order them.  As a result, the ...

Nemo stuff
by mtwebster 40

Nemo stuff
General We’ve put a bit of focus on Nemo in the past week or so, trying to address some long-standing issues with it, as well as implementing a couple choice upstream improvements: Improved the Open With dialog – you can now add custom mime-type handlers on the fly, that will show up as recommended programs ...

Cinnamon Sound Events
by clem 39

Cinnamon Sound Events
Swoosh.. swoosh … when switching workspaces. Some lasers shoot in the distance as I plug in my USB stick… the kids are properly impressed… and I’m already annoyed at the amount of noise my desktop generates. Of course it’s configurable and right now it’s configured to put a smile on the kids’ face :) You ...

MDM’s distro.conf
by clem 14

MDM's distro.conf
MDM now allows distributions to define their own default configuration in /usr/share/mdm/distro.conf. For any given configuration key, the value is looked up in the following files and in the following order: /etc/mdm/mdm.conf (set up by the user with or without mdmsetup) /usr/share/mdm/distro.conf (provided by distributions) /usr/share/mdm/defaults.conf (provided by MDM) This is obviously great news for ...