Variety 0.5.0

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Project:
Variety
Series:
trunk
Version:
0.5.0
Released:
2015-01-07  
Registrant:
Peter Levi
Release registered:
2015-01-07
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Smart: updated again some texts
Removed some unnecessary delays in Timer calls
Trashing was slow due to smart-reporting: update queues and wallpaper first, report and delete in an outer thread afterwards
Added TestRedditDownloader
Initial registration screen: Register link instructs user to look for a new browser tab
Smart: updated some welcome screens texts
Smart: try to load user in init to avoid exception related to creating RecommendedDownloader
Updated variety.pot
Bumped version to 0.5.0
Merged variety-smart branch, preparing for 0.5.0 release
MediaRSS: use variety:author info when present
Merged in Simotek's Enlightenment related fix
Minor refactor: added VarietyWindow.register_downloaded_file
Show Next and Previous in main menu only in non-Unity DEs (Unity supports indicator scroll, no need for them there)
Make sure to delete metadata json when purging downloaded folder
Unicode: Make _u and _str transparent for None
Util.get_xdg_pictures_folder uses GLib.get_user_special_dir(GLib.USER_DIRECTORY_PICTURES), not subprocess call to xdg-user-dir
Merge in multi-screen Enlightenment-related changes from Simotek
set_wallpaper: Do not call unity-greeter gsettings command, it is causing issues on some machines
Use another server options URL, specific for the current version.
Merge changes to indicator.py from variety-smart
Merged in some changes from variety-smart
Merged in updates to Downloaders from the variety-smart branch
Next and previous options in main menu
Bumping the version number to 0.4.21
Added forgotten RedditDownloader.py
Added support for Reddit as an image source
Refactored out some duplicate code in AddXXXDialogs, added AbstractAddByQueryDialog
Option to search image with Google Image Search
More structured throttling of do_set_wp and scroll handling. Fix to ThumbsWindow when showing bad file
Autostart desktop file: use bash || command to run Variety wherever it is located. Create autostart entry on first run. Update it on every version upgrade
Minor fix to the desktop file
Ensure Variety starts and works OK when there is no wallpaper image
Fetch and save in EXIF SFW rating from Wallhaven
Update to Wallhaven search
Fixed some failing tests
Removed some outdated quotes-related tests
View at... option in right-click thumbnail menu as well
Updates related to Wallbase->Wallhaven change, not possible anymore to add Wallbase sources
Wallbase -> Wallhaven update to default sources
Adding Wallhaven.cc support
Merging changes to reading/writing metadata from variety-smart
Bugfix: do not remove delete wallpaper file in cleanup_old_wallpapers()
Faceboook sharing: do not include link to full image, let Facebook choose image itself
Bugfix: Make sure all dialogs require just one click on the X button to close
Bugfix: Add image source dialogs required two clicks on the X button to close
Use proper origin URL for Desktoppr images
Fix Unicode error related to non-ascii font names

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Smart: updated again some texts
Removed some unnecessary delays in Timer calls
Trashing was slow due to smart-reporting: update queues and wallpaper first, report and delete in an outer thread afterwards
Added TestRedditDownloader
Initial registration screen: Register link instructs user to look for a new browser tab
Smart: updated some welcome screens texts
Smart: try to load user in init to avoid exception related to creating RecommendedDownloader
Updated variety.pot
Bumped version to 0.5.0
Merged variety-smart branch, preparing for 0.5.0 release
MediaRSS: use variety:author info when present
Merged in Simotek's Enlightenment related fix
Minor refactor: added VarietyWindow.register_downloaded_file
Show Next and Previous in main menu only in non-Unity DEs (Unity supports indicator scroll, no need for them there)
Make sure to delete metadata json when purging downloaded folder
Unicode: Make _u and _str transparent for None
Util.get_xdg_pictures_folder uses GLib.get_user_special_dir(GLib.USER_DIRECTORY_PICTURES), not subprocess call to xdg-user-dir
Merge in multi-screen Enlightenment-related changes from Simotek
set_wallpaper: Do not call unity-greeter gsettings command, it is causing issues on some machines
Use another server options URL, specific for the current version.
Merge changes to indicator.py from variety-smart
Merged in some changes from variety-smart
Merged in updates to Downloaders from the variety-smart branch
Next and previous options in main menu
Bumping the version number to 0.4.21
Added forgotten RedditDownloader.py
Added support for Reddit as an image source
Refactored out some duplicate code in AddXXXDialogs, added AbstractAddByQueryDialog
Option to search image with Google Image Search
More structured throttling of do_set_wp and scroll handling. Fix to ThumbsWindow when showing bad file
Autostart desktop file: use bash || command to run Variety wherever it is located. Create autostart entry on first run. Update it on every version upgrade
Minor fix to the desktop file
Ensure Variety starts and works OK when there is no wallpaper image
Fetch and save in EXIF SFW rating from Wallhaven
Update to Wallhaven search
Fixed some failing tests
Removed some outdated quotes-related tests
View at... option in right-click thumbnail menu as well
Updates related to Wallbase->Wallhaven change, not possible anymore to add Wallbase sources
Wallbase -> Wallhaven update to default sources
Adding Wallhaven.cc support
Merging changes to reading/writing metadata from variety-smart
Bugfix: do not remove delete wallpaper file in cleanup_old_wallpapers()
Faceboook sharing: do not include link to full image, let Facebook choose image itself
Bugfix: Make sure all dialogs require just one click on the X button to close
Bugfix: Add image source dialogs required two clicks on the X button to close
Use proper origin URL for Desktoppr images
Fix Unicode error related to non-ascii font names

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Bug report Importance Assignee Status
1393136 #1393136 installed and reboot variety. Not starting giving error on command line 2 Critical Peter Levi  10 Fix Released
1346131 #1346131 UnicodeDecodeError when using Chinese font name for clock or date 3 High Peter Levi  10 Fix Released
1377655 #1377655 RFE: Initial support for Wallhaven.cc 3 High   10 Fix Released
1380108 #1380108 Reddit image source 3 High Peter Levi  10 Fix Released
1385839 #1385839 Fetch and save in EXIF SFW rating from Wallhaven 3 High Peter Levi  10 Fix Released
1401014 #1401014 Program crashes when trying to use a custom image as an indicator 3 High   10 Fix Released
1403041 #1403041 Variety is downloading .json files for images from different sources 3 High   10 Fix Released
1356267 #1356267 direct jump to website from history 4 Medium Peter Levi  10 Fix Released
1359162 #1359162 Google image search 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
1391042 #1391042 Wallpaper only changes on 1 screen under Enlightenment 1 Undecided Peter Levi  10 Fix Released
1394770 #1394770 Desktop icons disappearing and freeze on minimize last window 1 Undecided   10 Fix Released
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