Graphical GPRS launcher for FSO-based distros

Valery Febvre vfebvre at
Sun Dec 14 22:55:54 CET 2008

Nathan Kinkade wrote:
> I recently started using SHR and am very happy with it.  GPRS worked
> nicely, but I had no good way of launching it.  Yes, I know, there is
> the framework-settings utility, and it works, but it doesn't tell me
> the current status or give any feedback other than showing the button
> as pressed and sometimes the button would be pressed, yet the
> connection failed in the background.
> Anyway, I put together a small tool that uses Gtkdialog.  Hopefully it
> could be useful to someone else:
> It seems to work nicely for me.  It can be used to start the
> connection, stop the connection, or to simply find out the current
> GPRS status.  It requires Gtkdialog which didn't have a package in the
> SHR repository, so I built an ipk from the latest sources.  It's the
> first ipk I ever built, so it's surely of low quality in terms of
> metadata, but it works:

Brillant idea. Nice to have gtkdialog, it can be an alternative to
python/gtk in some cases.

I found a small bug.
A </button> is missing in GPRS_UNKNOWN string.


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