Possible changes / enhancements for 20.10

Well, you don’t have to uninstall anything :

in autostart applications ( don’t know the english label for that, maybe applications at startup ? )

Ability to LEFT-click on the Applications applet on Plank.
Currently, you are forced to right-click to show the categorised list of applications. Left-click doesn’t do anything. This is a bit counter-intuitive, since all items on Plank have a left-click action.

agree with you on this - its very odd. Please raise this (if its not there already) on the plank issue tracker - https://bugs.launchpad.net/plank

Ah yes it was already reported, 4 months ago:

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Will there be any support for OLED screens? I’m currently stuck on gnome as there is an OLED dimmer extension that has been the only thing that has worked correctly and with the fn keys. There was a budgie brightness applet that worked with oled, but the fn keys didn’t work.

Not sure if this is what you mean, but give it a try, works flawless tried it on 2 laptops already: Brightness buttons - Easy way to get laptop buttons working!

Did those 2 laptops have OLED screens? The buttons work on ubuntu budgie, they just don’t adjust the brightness. The only thing that has worked for me is the gnome extension when using gnome. On any other distro or desktop environment I have had to use ICC-brightness control but it doesn’t work very well. It flashes to max brightness at every increment and needs to be reset by a command constantly.

I would love to see a night light applet with bright options included

Given that there is already a night light applet that comes as default by budgie-desktop, this sort of request/code should really be via a patch to budgie-desktop rather than a whole separate applet. A separate applet would be kind of confusing for folks.

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Oh, yeah, I agree. Bad idea haha.
And what about a new clock applet? With a calendar, similar to gnome

We already have the optional budgie-calendar-applet - so it sounds like an enhancement to that project.

Fork & enhance is my first thought here - https://github.com/danielpinto8zz6/budgie-calendar-applet

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I swear that I missed this! I didn’t know that it was there! Thanks!

Installable via Menu - Budgie Applets


In solus I need to install from source, right?

no idea - sorry. I dont keep track with what is/isnt in their software repository.

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In lightdm, there should be an indicator for caps/num lock :
⋅ same as applet in regular Budgie desktop
⋅ near / inside the input text box for login

And Caps + Num lock, not only caps … for the many keyboards without LED indicator, or wireless keyboards whose LED can’t work under Linux.

After using UB a bit more I really think AlistairG idea is a good idea. A single location for calendar should be Raven (with configurable area), that can be triggered by clicking on the clock. The current Raven indicator is not necessary. Hope this makes it into 20.10.

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It’s something that I think someone should take on as an applet project. It sounds outside the scope of upstream budgie desktop itself.

This would need to be requested here https://github.com/linuxmint/slick-greeter/issues?page=2&q=is%3Aissue+is%3Aopen

Upstream seldom does changes requested themselves so such a request would have to come with a pull request.

Allow users to enable/disable which devices can wake up the system from sleep, via Ubuntu Settings.

offtopic for who wants this now:
I found this solution, by editing /etc/rc.local, a file that does not exist by default in UB. Therefore I needed to do this first:

printf '%s\n' '#!/bin/bash' 'exit 0' | sudo tee -a /etc/rc.local
sudo chmod +x /etc/rc.local