Lightweight Panel replacement for efl launcher

Registered by Oliver Grawert on 2010-04-01

Current Lightweight ARM images use EFL launcher for the netbook flavour, additionally GNOME Panel is used on these images, GNOME Panel is very heavyweight and takes a long time to start, it should be replaced by sometihng more lightweight.

Blueprint information

Status:
Not started
Approver:
David Mandala
Priority:
High
Drafter:
Oliver Grawert
Direction:
Approved
Assignee:
Oliver Grawert
Definition:
Approved
Series goal:
Accepted for maverick
Implementation:
Deferred
Milestone target:
None

Related branches

Sprints

Whiteboard

asac: folded into arm-m-une-launcher-on-arm for maverick
asac: resurrected after discussing with ogra; the launcher-on-arm spec will mostly deal with unity etc.
asac (23 Jun 10): whats the status on this? can we finish drafting it? or ask for review if the work items reflect the plan?

Status:
Collating information from UDS

Work items for ubuntu-10.10-beta:
[didrocks] Add a detection mechanism for HW support to unity and pop up an error message that allows to go back to gdm

Work Items:
[ted] create a simple panel (indicator-loader based) only based on gtk+ for putting indicators on the screen: TODO
[dyfet] package upanel into maverick: TODO
[ogra] File MIR for upanel and add it to ubuntu-netbook seed: TODO
[ogra] Continue maintenance and bugfixing to proper releaseable version in 10.10: TODO
[gruemaster] Identify areas of testing and develop test plan for upanel: TODO

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Work Items

Dependency tree

* Blueprints in grey have been implemented.