How to install dev build on ubuntu?

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How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby inkhead » Tue Oct 14, 2008 4:12 am

I can't figure out how to install the dev build for Ubuntu. Is there a deb file or an autopackage somewhere? I don't know how to compile source. Is .47 pretty stable?

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby heathenx » Tue Oct 14, 2008 8:20 am

I just made a deb package of SVN19980 for my triple eee today. If you are interested in it then you can grab it here. It's a 32bit package so if you are on 64bit then you're out of luck from me. ;)

You must take in account that the above deb package will overwrite your stable build. I wrote a post sometime ago about making packages on Ubuntu here. But since I like to have both the stable build and a recent dev build I compile it into my home directory and run it manually instead of installing it system wide. Here's what I do (Ted Gould method):

download from: http://inkscape.modevia.com/svn-snap/?M=D
extract into your home dir
cd inkscape-XXXXX
./autogen.sh
mkdir build
cd build
../configure --prefix=`pwd`/../install
make install
run with: /home/user/inkscape-XXXXX/install/bin/inkscape

Hope that helps. :) Btw, this isn't really a software issue is it...since we're talking about a dev build. Maybe microUgly will want to move this topic elsewhere.

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby inkhead » Tue Oct 14, 2008 12:28 pm

Thanks Heathenx! I can't wait to try out .47! I just watched your spiro tutorial and it looks awesome.



Update: Yep, that worked! Sweet

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby heathenx » Tue Oct 14, 2008 9:48 pm

Great! I'm glad it worked for you. I didn't properly fill out the package information...I'm sure you noticed when installing. I usually make them for myself so I don't bother with such things.

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby StevenD » Sun Aug 09, 2009 8:12 am

heathenx, I just tried to download and install the deb package of SVN19980 you put together. It downloaded fine and looks like it installed. At least the dialog said it was installed successfully but when I try and launch it nothing happens. I can see that is is attempting to launch because it shows up the panel at the bottom of the screen but then it just goes away. I wasn't to worried about loosing my 0.46 version because it isn't working completely anyway and since this is a test machine to try out Ubuntu and apps I thought I would take the easy way and not have to do any compiling just yet. Not sure why it isn't working.

Question about this compiling business. Once I download the files I need do I type in the code in the terminal just as you have them written? Do I need to replace anything in the code so It will work in getting it to compile on my machine? I'm kind of new to this kind of thing especially working in the Terminal.

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby StevenD » Tue Aug 11, 2009 4:43 am

The deb package looks like it is installed but it doesn't show up in the Graphics Applications menu. I assume that the reason is becuause I it wasn't installed using the Add/Remove dialog. So if it is in fact really installed I am thinking I will have to get it going using the Terminal. I'm still not very familiar with working the Terminal. Can anyone shed some light as to how to do that or how to check and see if Inkscape really is installed?

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby StevenD » Tue Aug 11, 2009 11:01 am

I'd sure like to find out why Inkscape is now showing in the Applications > Graphics menu but when I click on the icon it doesn't launch. :(

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby zekfrancis » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:07 pm

Hi Heathenx

Thanks for sharing information on install the dev build for Ubuntu.
I just tried to download and install the dev build for Ubuntu but it doesn't see in Graphic application menu.
Here, It does not work perfectly so I assume that once again I reinstall it.

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Re: How to install dev build on ubuntu?

Postby Nick » Wed Jan 20, 2010 5:06 pm

alysona wrote:If I switch from Vista to ubuntu is there a way to use windows or mac programs in ubuntu? Also is there a media player? games like Solitaire? I already use open office. are the Ubuntu programs compatible with Windows/ Mac like Open Office? and how do I find Additional programs that are compatible with Ubuntu without getting spyware filled trash instead?

Sure you'll have a lot LOT LLLOOOTTT of those.

Full repository contains about 25000 of different applications (And there's more apps not included in repository).
Media player: which one do you like VLC, Kaffeine, Totem(Xine), Mplayer ...?
Games: standard package includes about 25 different games, including Solitare and Mahjong.
I thought Open office was actually written on Linux not Windows or Mac.

Ubuntu has it's own programm manager, so all you have to do to get a program is to find it in list and click install. Ta-da you have you app installed configured and ready to use! And of cause no spyware or viruses :)!

If this is not enough theres wine which allows you to run any windows application!


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