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LentoDVD Speed Limiter

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LentoDVD Speed Limiter

Control the maximum speed of your DVD/CD drive from the system tray. Works with Ubuntu Unity and Gnome.

Uses the eject tool to set the speed limit.





$ sudo apt-get install eject
$ sudo pip install lento_dvd


To run LentoDVD, start it from Unity Dash or Gnome Desktop Menu (whichever desktop you use).


Project directory layout

  • bin/ - entry point scripts

  • img/ - image files used in runtime (icons)

  • lento_dvd/ - root application package (all source code)

  • Makefile - provides basic tasks for development

  • - python packaging script

  • README - readme file for distributed package, autogenerated by make doc

  • - this file

Python 2 and Python 3

Current indicator implementation runs on both Python 2.7 and Python 3. All tests are executed on “both pythons”.

Running and testing

Running tests

$ make venv  # run only once, or run again to re-create the virtualenv
$ make tests

Getting test coverage (reports to ./coverage/)

$ make cover

Creating python source package

$ make sdist

Running without installing

$ make run

Building and installing/uninstalling locally

$ sudo make install
$ sudo make uninstall

Cleaning up the project directory (remove dist/, *.pyc, etc.)

$ make clean

Generating README from

$ make doc

Publishing to PYPI

$ make publish

Reminder - release process

  1. Make changes, update and run tests, ensure good coverage

  2. Update and change the version according to semantic versioning

  3. Tag new version; tag format is ‘vX.Y.Z’; e.g.: v1.2.1

  4. Push changes and a new tag

  5. Publish to PYPI


Copyright 2016, Pete Burgers

This Application Indicator is distributed under GNU GENERAL PUBLIC LICENSE, either version 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.



Boilerplate code adapted from Vagrant AppIndicator, thanks @candidtim!

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