[Pkg-xfce-devel] Bug#429165: Bug#429165: Bug#429165: [info at noctus.net: Re: Bug#429165: thunar: support writing iso files to cd on right-click menu]

Yves-Alexis Perez corsac at corsac.net
Fri Jun 22 22:07:29 UTC 2007

On ven, 2007-06-22 at 10:09 -0400, Michael Gilbert wrote:
> > What is not user-friendly? The integration into right-clic menu or
> the
> > fact that user need to write its own custom action?
> the integration into the right-click menu and custom actions are
> great.  i meant that using a command-line tool (wodim) is bad from a
> usability standpoint.  there needs to be at least a minimal gui where
> the user is prompted for the burning device, then is shown a progress
> bar as it burns.

You just can chose anything you want :)
> > > From: Mathias Brodala
> > > > You can install Brasero for this.
> > >
> > > this works great.  brasero looks like it works well and integrates
> > > nicely into the thunar context menus.
> >
> > Without doing anything, or using custom actions?
> yes, brasero set up the thunar custom action itself when it was
> installed -- very easy and straightforward for the user.

That's nice, I didn't know that. I don't think we should ship too many
custom actions with thunar, but I'd recommend other packages to ship a
thunar custom action.
> > > if brasero were added to the thunar recommends, i would be very
> > > satisfied with the resolution of this bug.
> >
> > I don't think this will be possible, brasero is a gnome app which
> brings
> > just too many gnome things, even for Recommends:
> ok, i didn't realize brasero was a gnome-heavy app.  could a simple
> (very basic) cd writer gui be quickly written using something like
> libburn (http://icculus.org/burn/) and gtk only?

Basically, we're on it. There is xfburn wich is already packaged but not
yet uploaded, so stay tuned on this.


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