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5.4
Garwulf Hunter UI  Popular! (More than 5000 hits)
Version: 5.4
by: Garwulf [More]
My UI comp has been updated for 5.4! There are a bunch of tiny little changes to the appearance, but nothing significant. The addons used are consistent with the previous version.

The Garwulf Hunter UI is a compilation of addons configured and optimized for the hunter class, but it can also be used by any DPS class, as well as for tanking.

The idea behind the layout and the addons chosen, is to create a clean, minimalistic look - while still providing maximum amounts of important information in an easy-to-view manner. While resting, the look is very simple, with few UI elements actually visible. When in combat, it provides a good balance of presenting the critical info and alerts, without being too overwhelming.

There are quite a few included addons in the package, but depending upon how you use it, you can disable some of the non-critical ones (e.g., Gatherer, Auctionator, Postal, etc.. ) as well as the add-on configs, and this UI can run with pretty low resource usage -- around 12-13MB.

* * * Be sure to disable the WeakAuras Options when you're not configuring auras. This may be a bug, but it becomes a resource hog if left on. It is disabled by default in my settings, but if you need to add or change any auras, be sure to disable it afterwards. You can easily do this by going to the AddOns option in the game menu, unchecking WeakAuras Options, then clicking Reload UI. * * *

Clean Icons: To get the nice clean looking icons for my Weak Auras, I use a UI mod called Clean Icons. I don't include this addon in the download because it is frickin massive; however, it doesn't use any additional resources once installed. They're just alternate icons which addons can retrieve for a cleaner look. I use the Clean Icons - Square pack, which can be downloaded here: http://www.wowinterface.com/download...ns-Square.html.

Q: What makes it so huntery?
A: The reason I refer to it as a"Hunter UI" is because I've built it around the hunter class. It includes notification auras for the hunter class, as well as hunter-specific filtered buffs, debuffs and cooldowns.

Q: Can I use it with another class besides hunter?
A: Absolutely. I use this UI for all of my characters. Once you've played with it for a bit, you can start customizing some of the addons to suit different class-specific spells and abilities.

Q: Is it good for tanking or healing?

A: You'd probably need to change some of the spell alerts and timers, but it will work for any class and any role. Although, I'm sure there are probably better UI packs available, more suited to either of those roles.

Q: Is this a good UI for raiding?
A: I love it for raiding, but since I don't do much else besides PvP these days, I've removed a couple of the raid-specific features I used to include in the package, i.e., internal cooldown timers and DXE (boss mod).

Q: Will this UI work for all screen resolutions?
A: It works "out-of-the-box" for 2560x1440. It will work for other resolutions as well, but may require some tweaking of the in-game UI scale, and possibly a reposition of the map - depending upon your screen's aspect ratio. A lot of the on-screen elements are anchored to either the unit frames or background panels, so you can move stuff around pretty easily if need be.

Q: Will using this UI make me a better hunter?

A: Probably. If you haven't had much experience with 3rd party addons, then I'm certain that using this UI will allow you to kick at least 42% more ass. Of course, don't take my word for it…try it for yourself.

Installation Instructions:

1. Extract the contents of the GarUI file to your desktop.

2. Back up your existing Interface and WTF folders by either by dragging them from the World of Warcraft directory to your desktop, or by renaming them, ie: WTF-backup.
The World of Warcraft folder is located here:
PC: C:\Program Files\World of Warcraft
Mac: macintosh HD/Applications/World of Warcraft

* * * This step is extremely important should you decide to revert to your old settings. It may also be necessary to restore your old macro files from your WTF folder, so be sure you SAVE BACKUPS OF YOUR WTF AND INTERFACE FOLDERS. * * *

3. Drag the contents of the GarUI folder into your WoW directory. There are 2 files: Interface and WTF.

4. Open up the WTF folder and drill down through the folders, renaming the following directories to match your account name, server name and character's name:
YOURACCOUNTNAME
Your Server
Character Name


* * * If you want to restore your in-game settings, ie: audio & video settings, camera, mouse settings, etc... then copy the Config.wtf from your WTF-backup and paste it into your new WTF root folder. Repeat this step for your macros-cache files if necessary. * * *

5. Check to see that all of the included addons are up-to-date with the latest versions. I use both the MMOUI Minion and the Curse Client for this.

6. Log in to your WoW account.

7. At the character screen, click the AddOns button on the bottom left to go to the AddOns screen. On the AddOns page, check "Load out of date AddOns".

8. Log in with your character.

9. type in /reflux switch GarUI (this is case sensitive)

10. GarUI should be all set up! Queue up for a BG and start nuking some enemies!

Buy Me a Beer

A lot of time and effort has gone into creating this UI. If you appreciate what I've put together and made available for you, then why not buy me a beer? I'd love you for it! If you'd like, you can make a small donation when you go to download this comp.

Additional Notes

As I'd outlined in Step 2 of the installation instructions, make sure you save backups of your WTF and Interface folders. One thing you may have to do is restore your macros. To do this, open up your backup up WTF folder and go to:

WTF\Account\YOURACCOUNTNAMEFOLDER\

Copy: macros-cache.old & macros-cache.txt files and drag them into the YOURACCOUNTNAME folder in your WoW directory.

Perform this same step for the macros-cache.old & macros-cache.txt files in the character folder.

Installing GarUI for Multiple Characters

If you'd like to use my interface for multiple characters, just copy/paste the GarUI Character folder and rename it to the character's name you wish to install the UI for. Log in on that character, then type in the: /reflux switch GarUI command. Make any desired changes to better suit the UI to that specific character, then type in the /reflux save AltUI command (substituting AltUI for something more specific to that character).


Included Addons:


- NPCScan w/ NPCScan Overlay
- !Swatter
- Addon Control Panel
- Align
- Auctionator
- AZCastBar w/ Flight Time, Mirror, Swing and Loot Roll plugins
- Bagnon
- Bartender 4
- Capping
- Chatter
- Chinchilla
- Gatherer
- GoGo Mount
- kgPanels
- Masque w/ Renaitre skin
- MSBT
- Omen
- OmniCC
- Postal
- RangeDisplay
- Raven
- Recount
- Reflux
- SellJunk
- Shadowed Unit Frames
- SLData Text
- tekticles
- Tidy Plates w/ Threat Plates
- TipTac
- WeakAuras

For additional information or support, please visit: http://huntsmanslodge.com/gar-ui
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Old 12-26-11, 12:12 PM  
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Are you checking the comments on your website? on "My User Interface"
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Old 12-27-11, 10:27 AM  
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Originally Posted by Odir
Are you checking the comments on your website? on "My User Interface"
Always, except for times when I'm away from the computer, e.g., the holiday season when family is visiting.

I've got my nose back to the grindstone now so I'll have a look.

You can certainly post something here as well, or send me an email if it's really gnawing at you.
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Old 12-31-11, 04:59 PM  
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Raven doesn't seem to have held any settings for me, any ideas on how to set it up please?
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Originally Posted by quasihayley
Raven doesn't seem to have held any settings for me, any ideas on how to set it up please?
Did you try manually selecting the GarUI profile? The settings should be saved.

Click the Profiles tab, then select GarUI from the drop-down. That should get it done.

Let me know.
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Old 02-26-12, 11:51 PM  
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hi gar, in first place i want to thank you for your UI you inspire my UI ;D, in second place what addon do you use for your buff?
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Old 02-28-12, 01:37 AM  
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Originally Posted by pato
hi gar, in first place i want to thank you for your UI you inspire my UI ;D, in second place what addon do you use for your buff?
Raven

http://www.wowinterface.com/download...242-Raven.html

Glad you like the UI.
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Old 04-24-12, 09:59 PM  
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great ui

but what is the + over my head and the bear paw icon how do i remove or change..thks for ui
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Old 04-24-12, 10:50 PM  
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Re: great ui

Originally Posted by mage
but what is the + over my head and the bear paw icon how do i remove or change..thks for ui
The plus sign signals low pet health (below 60%, I think) and the red paw shows when spirit bond is not up. To remove them, just type in: /powa - then look for low health and Spirit Bond - de-activate or delete them.

Cheers.
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Old 05-05-12, 06:11 PM  
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UI will not load right

OK so I loaded everything and I still seem to have the older WOW bars at the bottom. Reloaded the UI and did all that stuff but nothing I seem to do appears to allow me to load it to look like your screen shot.. Not sure what I am doing wrong.
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Old 05-06-12, 04:52 PM  
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Re: UI will not load right

Originally Posted by iceman99_fof
OK so I loaded everything and I still seem to have the older WOW bars at the bottom. Reloaded the UI and did all that stuff but nothing I seem to do appears to allow me to load it to look like your screen shot.. Not sure what I am doing wrong.
Did you check Load out of date AddOns before you logged in?
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Old 05-13-12, 07:10 AM  
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Thank you for all the hard work ..I love it it work great for all the classes I play.. I just move a few thing around to add my healing mod . keep up the good work
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Old 05-14-12, 11:49 PM  
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Originally Posted by bladelee1
Thank you for all the hard work ..I love it it work great for all the classes I play.. I just move a few thing around to add my healing mod . keep up the good work
Awesome! Glad you like the UI.
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Old 05-30-12, 02:32 PM  
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Hello, thank you for the interface is awsome. thank you
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Old 07-04-12, 09:25 AM  
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Something is messed up....

When I unzip the complete package, log on, and type /reflux switch GarUI, it looks way different than what it should look like. I remember a few years ago I was using the GarUI interface which is awesome, but I remember I jacked something up back then, so that even when I TOTALLY deleted my WTF and Interface folders and replaced with Gar versions, it still doesn't look the way it should...I tried to paste a screenshot but it doesn't work. Help?
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Old 07-04-12, 10:23 AM  
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Hey there Gar, the UI is working fine for me except for one little issue. On my Warlock the KGpanel behind the action bars isn't showing up, but every other panel is showing properly. and it is working on my Rogue. Is there a reason for this?
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