[Geany-devel] Moving the VTE terminal to the Sidebar

Matthew Brush matthewbrush at xxxxx
Tue Dec 14 23:45:19 UTC 2010


I wrote a simple little plugin which moves the VTE into the sidebar.  
The purpose/rational is described in the README at:


You can see a screenshot of the plugin in action here:


If you care to test it out, either get the source from the github 
repository linked above or from this tarball:


I'm not very good with Autotools yet, but it seems to 
configure/compile/install fine here.

I've also made an attempt to modify the Geany source itself in order to 
add an option to choose the terminal location from the preferences 
dialog, however I'm not very familiar with Geany's source so I couldn't 
figure out how to make the preferences stick after Geany is restarted.  
If anyone is interested, the patch can be found here:


Assuming the patch applies OK (I removed a bunch of noise by hand), you 
can see it's almost entirely working with the exception of the 
preference sticking around on restart of Geany.  The preference does get 
applied when the Preferences dialog is opened.

Any comments, feedback and pointers would be very much appreciated.

Thank you for your time.

Matthew Brush (codebrainz)

More information about the Devel mailing list