DMenu is a menu system for Dingoo Linux which resembles the default Dingoo menu.


– Various bug fixes
– Added ability to use global resources in themes. If you prefix a path in a theme with ‘global:’ it will pick up the file from the resources path. This allows for the sharing of fonts, sounds, images, etc. Hopefully this will reduce the overall disk footprint of the menu. Not sure, but the menu may also run better if multiple code points are using the same resource on disk instead of copies of the same resource. An example from default.cfg: Font = “global:FreeSans.ttf”
– Ensuring the menu will work when filesystem is read only. Performance will degrade in some cases, but the menu should function in the same way it has before. Just maybe a little bit slower.
– Memory Leak resolved in colorpicker
– Show/Take snapshot of menu on exit/load. This allows for the menu to show something while it is setting up.
– Theme Selection now uses the image selection tool. The theme selector will look for a ‘theme.png’ in the root of all valid theme folders (themes where theme.cfg exists). If a theme preview is not found, it will use the ‘notfound.png’ in the resources folder.
– UI enhancements to the main menu. We now apply alpha blending to the menu items based on their distance from the active item. If the submenu is open, then another layer of blending is applied to the horizontal menu, as well as the submenu’s parent. The goal with this was to help indicate which parts of the menu are active, and which aren’t.
– Set foundation for UI animations
– Replaced sound OSD format of icon and percantage to just an icon. The icon now shows the level of sound visually in lieu of a percentage
– UI will now autodim after a period of N seconds. The default for N is 5, but is configurable in the dmenu.ini file under they key DimmerDelay. The value for DimmerDelay is an integer which represents seconds. If DimmerDelay is set to 0, then the dimming will not occur.
– Enabled themes to define padding between icon and text, when the text is right of the icon. This does not apply to the horizontal items, but the vertical menu items. The key to set in the theme.cfg is ItemTextPadLeft and the value is an integer which represents the left padding of the text, in pixels.