XnView 1.80 for Linux?

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XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by karci » Mon Oct 24, 2005 10:44 am

Hi,

just wondering if there are some plans to create the Linux version for 1.80... or basically any version that would use GTK 2.

Thanks!

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by xnview » Mon Oct 24, 2005 1:21 pm

karci wrote:Hi,

just wondering if there are some plans to create the Linux version for 1.80... or basically any version that would use GTK 2.
No i don't think, but currently i think about a version with QT
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oliwer

Post by oliwer » Tue Nov 01, 2005 10:09 am

Better keep Motif than switching to Qt... :evil:

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Post by xnview » Tue Nov 01, 2005 1:29 pm

oliwer wrote:Better keep Motif than switching to Qt... :evil:
Motif is too old, but xnview for Motif will be always available
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Post by mxp » Tue Nov 01, 2005 2:54 pm

xnview wrote:
oliwer wrote:Better keep Motif than switching to Qt... :evil:
Motif is too old, but xnview for Motif will be always available
That's good to hear, because as a user I actually like Motif UIs: they're simple, lightweight and get the job done.

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by eskej » Wed Nov 09, 2005 1:44 pm

xnview wrote: No i don't think, but currently i think about a version with QT
IMHO GTK2 would be better

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by xnview » Wed Nov 09, 2005 4:44 pm

eskej wrote:
xnview wrote: No i don't think, but currently i think about a version with QT
IMHO GTK2 would be better
But not Multi OS
Pierre.

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by Remi » Sat Nov 12, 2005 5:52 pm

xnview wrote:But not Multi OS
Does it mean All versions (including Windows and Linux one) will be QT made ?
And that the versions will be the same for all the OS supporting QT ?

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by Guest » Sun Nov 13, 2005 5:10 am

Remi wrote:
xnview wrote:But not Multi OS
Does it mean All versions (including Windows and Linux one) will be QT made ?
And that the versions will be the same for all the OS supporting QT ?
Only Pierre knows it, of course, but I think so, yes. And it sounds reasonable because that's basically what Qt does. Qt is also a nice toolkit for X11 only, but multi-platform support from the same source code is THE Qt feature.

I don't do any multi-platform development myself, but I can imagine that it must be quite frustrating to write the same code multiple times for Win32+Motif or Win32+GTK or X+Y or whatever.

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by loufoque » Sun Dec 04, 2005 11:08 pm

xnview wrote:
eskej wrote:
xnview wrote: No i don't think, but currently i think about a version with QT
IMHO GTK2 would be better
But not Multi OS
Then use wxwidgets.

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by xnview » Mon Dec 05, 2005 9:03 am

loufoque wrote:
xnview wrote:
eskej wrote: IMHO GTK2 would be better
But not Multi OS
Then use wxwidgets.
i don't like wxwidgets :-)
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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by lemmit » Tue Feb 21, 2006 10:20 pm

xnview wrote:i don't like wxwidgets :-)
Go with QT, Pierre. It's a shame when an excellent program like XnView looks as bad as motif does. And I have not seen a single program in wxwidgets that actually looks nice either :(

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Re: XnView 1.80 for Linux?

Post by britbrian » Wed Mar 01, 2006 4:22 am

I love the Windows ver of XnView and am trying to only boot Linux so a QT multiplatform QT port would be fantastic.

great work Pierre

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Post by wojtek79 » Tue Mar 07, 2006 9:32 am

In my opion Xnview is the best photo viewer but Linux version looks awful and I have to click very fast (I don't know why). It's the worst looking picture viewer on Linux platform so I don't use it. I'd like to buy it, but appearance must be improved :evil:

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Post by thire » Wed Apr 05, 2006 8:02 am

wojtek79 wrote:In my opion Xnview is the best photo viewer but Linux version looks awful and I have to click very fast (I don't know why). It's the worst looking picture viewer on Linux platform so I don't use it.
I share this opinion.
I love XnView, as I know it from Windows. Now I installed Ubuntu (wonderful), but I miss the real thing (XnView) there...
Any future plans/hopes you can share with us?

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