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A small systray app for git annex assistant.

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Git annex gui

A small systra app for git annex assistant.


v0.1 - how far with qml only

  • [x] Add icon to systray. Use the git annex icon.
  • [x] Open/close the webview window by clicking the systray icon.

v0.2 - settle on language and delivery

  • [x] Port c++ part to python?
  • [x] Find out how to publish/deliver app.
  • [x] Publish to pypi and publich gitlab/github.
  • [x] Add command helper.
  • [x] Remove c++ and CMake files.
  • [x] Add more information to for pypi.

v0.3 - basic features

  • [x] Implement start with git-annex assistant –autostart
  • [x] Implement stop with git-annex assistant `–autostop
  • [ ] Implement open annex dir in file explorer. Use xdg-open? - What about BeOS style file navigation in the systray sub-menu?
  • [ ] Implement start of app when desktop starts.
  • [ ] Implement starting of annex daemon when app starts.
  • [ ] Add more documentation to README, fix rendering in pypi, clean up todo.

v0.5 - desktop integration

  • Forward notifications to desktop notification system?

v0.6 - in-app documentation/assistant

  • allow starting the assistant wizard
  • ssh-agent for pw-less login
  • key handling
  • remote central repo


REST interface

Check the routes file in the git-annex repo (under assistant/webapp) to get an understanding about the REST interface.


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