[kde-linux] kde4 file locations?
pkaplan1 at comcast.net
Wed Aug 20 10:24:09 UTC 2008
On Wednesday 20 August 2008 6:07:44 Beso wrote:
> 2008/8/20 Paul <pkaplan1 at comcast.net>
> > On Wednesday 20 August 2008 5:22:08 Beso wrote:
> > > 2008/8/20 Paul <pkaplan1 at comcast.net>
> > >
> > > > I'm trying to install a pasmoid for 4.1 and the instructions state:
> > "You
> > > > have
> > > > to copy it to (kde_src_directory)/kdebase/workspace/plasma/applets
> > > > and just compile like all KDE4."
> > > >
> > > > I installed kde4.1 from kubuntu debs, so what directory would this
> > > > be?
> > >
> > > well, the line you wrote implied you'd have installed the source
> > > packages and not the compiled ones and then compiled kde.
> > > usually if it's only a single plasmoid then all that is useless and you
> > > should just download the plasmoid, untar, configure and make.
> > >
> > > this page that refers to the weather plasmoid explains the passages to
> > > build a single plasmoid.
> > >
> > > http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php/Weather+Plasmoid?content=84251
> > >
> > > there are the commands that need to be run to install it and the order
> > > to do so. just replace the name of the tar archive with the one of your
> > > archive.
> > I was able to compile and install the weather plasmoid (and others) with
> > no (or at least few) problems.
> > I'm trying now to install "multirows task manager"
> > (
> > http://www.kde-look.org/content/show.php/multirows+task+manager+by+8siem?
> >content=83177 )
> > and I'm not the only one with problems although a few people have
> > reported success, including someone who installed on SUSE. I get errors
> > similar to those found in the 3rd from last comment on the page in the
> > link. My thought
> > was that the problem is that I am attempting to make install from the
> > wrong directory, hence my question.
> your problem is that this plasmoid is badly done. i've tried to compile it
> and i've found out that the CMakeLists.txt is badly made and will only work
> when full compiling plasma, that it won't link against qtwidgets, task
> manager and kdelibs (i don't know how it would been able to work out
> showing the apps on the bar when not linked properly). after fixing the
> CMakeLists.txt it would configure properly but won't build due to errors in
> the code. i've attached the CMakeLists.txt so that you could try it out,
> but i think it won't work. i've looked in the comments of the people and it
> fails at the same point where it fails on my box, but i've seen there was
> someone being able to compile it on opensuse 11 factory. try sending him a
> private message in kde-look.org and see how he has done.
Thanks. I did send a private message, but am still waiting for a reply.
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