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Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Linux apps?

> From: Pedro I. Sanchez <psanchez [ at ] colcan [ dot ] ca>
>To: linux [ at ] lists [ dot ] oclug [ dot ] on [ dot ] ca 
>Sent: Monday, December 10, 2012 3:02:45 PM
>Subject: Re: [OCLUG-Tech] Linux apps?
>On 12-12-10 02:43 PM, Michael P. Soulier wrote:
>> On 10/12/12 Rob Echlin said:
>>> Hi
>>> Has anyone here written GUI applications for Linux?
>>> I am interested in writing a relatively simple app to start with,
>>> prefereably in Python, maybe Perl if Python is too much work to get libs
>>> for.
>>> Examples:
>>> - list the up/down status of a couple of web sites,
>>> - maybe something more complicated, maybe to list the unread emails available on a couple of accounts,
>>> - then a truly trivial graphical game, something  like "Hello Gamer
>>> rfinnius- you have pressed 11 keys since the app started".
>>>       - Where rfinnius is your login name.
>> Python with Tkinter is more than sufficient for this. You can graduate up to
>> Gtk or Qt if you want a more sophisticated api.
>>> Also, is anyone familiar with doing those things with the Enlightenment libraries?
>>> Is Python supported well in Enlightenment?
>> No idea. Does anyone use Enlightenment anymore?
>I do. I'm running bodhi linux on my old Dell mini-9, and it runs 
>extremely well.
>But I think the question is backwards, it should be, is Enlightenment 
>supported well in Python? There used to be a python-efl library 
>available a couple of years ago but I don't know about its current state.

Hi Pedro,
Yes, I had that question backwards.

And I had heard of Bodhi Linux.
It is supposed to be very light weight, like XFCE and LFCE, but more elegant.
And I think it has a more up-to-date Enlightenment than Ubuntu.



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