Jilorio: Gnome backgrounds and themes two-dot-zero

One of the first things that I missed when I realized that my laptop was lost was (beside tons of photos and college documentation) a couple of old hacks, most of them on pygtk, more than a year ago I started lurking on the #art-gnome channel trying to add atom feeds to art.gnome.org, benzea did a great job adding support to art.gnome.org back then. Once the support was added, I hacked a small pygtk app to use the feed to select backgrounds from the site and apply them without browser interaction.

Fortunately, there was a copy of the hack on my gmail history, and Jilorio backgrounds has come alive again. Check out the git repository or the 0.1 tarball.

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If you are looking for an easy hack, metacity and gtk themes variants of the app would be really cool. Any patch or comments are welcome.

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5 thoughts on “Jilorio: Gnome backgrounds and themes two-dot-zero

  1. I’m having trouble cloning this over http. git helpfully suggests that you might need to run git-update-server-info

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  2. Not to be particular, but it’s idiomatic to have bare repositories in directories that end in .git. That didn’t help me clone it, tho. Running get repack would be a good idea, too.

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