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Make a Linux Gnome Applet?

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I'm an Ubuntu user (ever since Vista's release), and I was wondering if it's possible to make a gnome applet. I use Tomboy, which is a "sticky note" type of applet, that sits in the gnome panel, and you can click it for a list of notes, etc. When listing my processes I see Tomboy.exe , and some mention of mono, I believe (Testing Windows 7 right now, will confirm when back in Linux).

Can this be done with AutoIT? If so, how?

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#2 ·  Posted (edited)

AutoIt doesn't run on Linux, so no. Also see the "Things NOT on the ToDo List.":

http://www.autoitscript.com/trac/autoit/wi...ItNotOnToDoList

I think you're mistaking "Developer Chat" with General Help and Support. If you need any help that is related to AutoIt, then post in General Help and Support. Asking questions about AutoIt still falls under the help category.

Edited by Manadar

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Hey Manadar, thats the wrong link, the trac moved a while ago (check the link in the corner). The "Things NOT on the ToDo List" can be found at

http://www.autoitscript.com/trac/autoit/wi...ItNotOnToDoList

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Couldnt he just WINE a script?

Thats what I do.


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AutoIt still won't be able to interact with the Gnome interface. There's just no way for that to work.

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Yea, I was referring to wine it, which I do as well, and I thought since Tomboy.exe can do it, why couldn't AutoIT?"

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Tomboy isn't a .exe file. It has no extension. More importantly, it's a native application, which means that it can access the functions exposed by Gnome.

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Tomboy isn't a .exe file. It has no extension. More importantly, it's a native application, which means that it can access the functions exposed by Gnome.

I must have been mistaken then, I'll look at it again when I'm back in linnux.

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The AutoIt GUI can be Wine'd...automating controls is a different story, but if you're creating a GUI to accept parameters, and write files and such, you can do it with AutoIt & Wine.

I hope this helps,

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Yes, it can create its own GUI, but it can't dock itself in the Gnome panels.

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#12 ·  Posted (edited)

Tomboy is written in C#. AFAIK, Mono compiles code into EXE files, even in Linux. Doesn't mean it's the same kind of EXE as in Windows though. In the end, Tomboy is a Linux software made for Gnome using Gtk+ bindings, which is why it interfaces with Gnome. The same can't be said for any Windows application, not even those running under Wine. That includes AutoIt.

Edited by -Ultima-

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