[tomboy-list] Installation and latest version questions
sanfordarmstrong at gmail.com
Tue Jun 14 12:55:44 PDT 2011
dbus-sharp is a new replacement for ndesk-dbus and distros have only
started adding packages to their standard repos in the past 6 months
(year?) or so.
On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Benjamin Podszun
<benjamin.podszun at gmail.com> wrote:
> I wouldn't go for the tarballs (unless the packages provided by your
> distribution aren't current enough, which I doubt).
> Let me try again:
> Drop to a shell, become root or use sudo and try
> aptitude search dbus-sharp
> (or, if aptitude isn't available/relevant on mint)
> apt-cache search dbus-sharp
> You want packages that ~should~ end in -devel - they contain parts of
> the sources/the headers, so that you can create software that
> interfaces with these libraries (in this case dbus-sharp and
> dbus-sharp-glib). They should be very small.
> After checking the output of the (working) command above, install the
> packages (one devel package for dbus-sharp, one for dbus-sharp-glib):
> aptitude install dbus-sharp-devel dbus-sharp-glib-devel
> or - again, if mint doesn't like aptitude
> apt-get install dbus-sharp-devel dbus-sharp-glib-devel
> Okay, forget about IRC then - mail should be just that quick ;)
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 10:46 PM, Bill Logan <wblogan at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 06/14/2011 03:12 PM, Robert Nordan wrote:
>>> It should be noted that you need the dbus-sharp-devel and
>>> dbus-sharp-glib-devel packages to build Tomboy. (I've just been messing
>>> with this myself...)
>>> /Robert N
>>> On Tue, 2011-06-14 at 14:56 -0400, Jared Jennings wrote:
>>>> Just blogged about this today
>>>> Although if you are not using SuSE distributions it may not apply; if
>>>> using something other than SuSE try
>>>> this https://github.com/mono/dbus-sharp/downloads
>> Thanks to everyone who has replied. I'll just leave what I've done alone.
>> I've reinstalled 1.4 from the repositories so that while trying to figure it
>> all out I can be using Tomboy (I'd rather have the first release than do
>> without it at all!).
>> Per Jared's advice I've downloaded the dbus archives but do not know what to
>> do with them. I've compiled a few things, but it's been a while and for me
>> it's like learning to walk after having a stroke. And I appreciate Robert's
>> invite to IRC, but it's been over 10 years since I used an IRC client, and
>> I've forgotten whatever I knew about that!
>> All that having been said, I'd sure like the latest release. Are you guys
>> pretty sure from looking at the output of the autogen.sh command that if I
>> can get the dbus thing installed it will be smooth sailing for me? If so,
>> some guidance on what to do with the dbus tarballs would be very helpful and
>> greatly appreciated (even a reference to some reliable documentation might
>> be all I need).
>> Again, thanks to all.
>> William (Bill) B. Logan, Sr.
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