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Viewnior 1.6 patched
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PostPosted: Today, at 18:50    Post subject:  Viewnior 1.6 patched
Subject description: setwallpaper working
 

viewnior is my favourite image viewer... it's fast and opens almost anything.

newer versions of viewnior have an option the set the viewed image as your desktop wallpaper and this works for gnome,lxde,xfce ... etc but not for a puppy which uses ROX and it's own set_bg script.

attached is the patched source of viewnior 1.6 (probably the last gtk2 version) with a working 'set wallpaper' for puppy. files patched are
/src/vnr-prefs.c,
/src/vnr-prefs.h
/src/vnr-window.c
i also removed a few icons and altered the .desktop file.

i haven't made any pets as one compiled in precise won't work on xenial and it's really easy to compile. just install the devx.sfs and...
Code:
./configure --prefix=/usr

Code:
make

Code:
make install


once installed open an image, right click and choose 'set as wallpaper'
tip: run puppies inbuilt wallpaper setter and choose your preferred setting ..stretched, scale, centre or tile.. i recommend stretched. viewnior will then use this setting.

patched source here https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8-cE8EIRGZVb2R3OHVmeURPNms/view?usp=sharing

also, see how to print from viewnior here http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=916039#916039
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