Regedit like GUI

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Fri Mar 25 05:11:52 MDT 2011

Hi Joseph,

On Thu, 2011-03-24 at 15:17 -0600, Joseph Lewis wrote:
> Thanks for your reply, are either of these (to your knowledge) still open?
> It does look like someone went through and removed the project I mentioned
> before.
Yep, thanks to Matthias for cleaning out some of the old projects.

>   I assume that they can be combined to produce a more robust project
> design.  I'm most interested in Python as my c/c++ is a little limited and
> I'm sure you don't want it in your codebase :)
> Extension of the GTK+ frontends
> There are a couple of GTK+ frontends for Samba4 (see
> SambaGtk<>).
> These are very limited at the moment but you could work on expanding them
> and further integrating them with GNOME. Language: C or Python
>    - Difficulty: Easy
>    - Language(s): Python, perhaps C
>    - Possible mentors:
> JelmerVernooij<>

This one is still current, I'd be more than glad to mentor anybody
working on this.

> Setup / provision GUI for Samba (and OpenChange)
> Setting up Samba and OpenChange currently requires running quite a lot of
> command line utilities. It should be easy for even a junior system
> administrator to set up Samba as a Domain Controller, RODC and general
> server.
> The windows equivalent tool is dcpromo.exe, and while you may not want/need
> to copy it directly, it does provide a reasonable basis for establishing
> what this tool should be able to provide (in terms of outcomes).
> Some initial work (using PyQt4) is available at
> working with that is not essential to this task.
>    - Difficulty: Easy
>    - Language(s): Python
>    - Possible mentors: Brad Hards, probably others.
This one is still current too. The status might have changed slightly.
Brad, is that description still up to date?


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