Create a new avatar picker

Mentor: Jasper St. Pierre

Student: Bogdan-Gabriel Ciobanu


  • Redesign the current picker and implement it using GtkDialog instead of GtkMenu

  • Implement a method to download avatars from online sources (available in Gnome Online Accounts)
  • Integrate it the new picker in gnome-control-center, initial setup, etc.

Additional information


  • Implemented methods to fetch profile images from Facebook, Google, Flickr, Gravatar.
  • Implemented the new design
  • Integrated the picker into gnome-online-accounts

What's next

  • Find a way to store previous avatars, excluding duplicates
  • Integrate the dialog with other customers



Outreach/SummerOfCode/2013/Projects/BogdanCiobanu_NewAvatarPicker (last edited 2013-12-03 18:34:15 by WilliamJonMcCann)