NeoTool - v1.2 available

Pander pander at
Sun Nov 2 11:13:48 CET 2008

Dale Maggee wrote:
>> Thanks for Neotool!
> You're welcome! :)
>> Found a typo: Neotool Configurification (instead of Configuration)
>> And menu item 'setup neotool' takes to 'neotool configuration', a
>> consistency in the names would make it easier to use.
> Are you sure that it's inconsistent? I just had a look and I don't see 
> "configuration" anywhere, I believe it's pretty consistently called 
> "configurification". Are you using the new v1.2? It could be that I had 
> "configuration" in there somewhere, spotted and changed it, but didn't 
> include it in the changelog. This is not a typo, it's a word I invented 
> ages back and quite like... ;)
>> Could you add 'backup home folder' option there as well, maybe even
>> 'Backup µSD card'? I know it's slow but some users might find it
>> useful to backup some scripts they've created. I might also have
>> understood this wrong that backing up rootfs does this (but the files
>> are not easily accessible?)
> "Backup home" Is actually already on my todo list, as it's something 
> I've wanted to do, so yes, I definitely will add that, once I get the 
> time. Backup MicroSD is a great suggestion, too, I'll put it on the todo 
> list as well.

How about offering this functionality: backup home as to microSD?
(Possibly as home-'datetime'.tar.gz)

>> I also noticed that (Kubuntu intrepid, kde4) for some reason always
>> when I click a button on NeoTool the new view is opened behind another
>> open window.
> That's odd, and to be honest I have absolutely no idea why it's 
> happening - I'd guess that it's an issue with either zenity or kde4, or 
> a combination of both, but I really don't know about that one! All I can 
> really say is "that's not supposed to be happening" and "it doesn't do 
> that for me!" (Fedora, gnome). Anybody who has a suggestion is welcome 
> to add their $0.02!

Please, add it as a comment on

>> Great tool, thanks!
> Ooooh, praise! You're very welcome! :)
> -Dale
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