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slackware64 multilib QT issues

Posted 09-17-2009 at 06:13 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)

UGH! ok I was trying to compile q4wine for god knows what reason and half the variables in the build/CMakeCache.txt were pointing to /usr/lib64/qt and the other half were pointint to /usr/lib/qt.

I solved my issue by adding
Code:
CMAKE_PREFIX_PATH=/usr/lib$LIBDIRSUFFIX/qt \
on the line right before
cmake \

Hope this helps somebody else with cmake and qt problems.
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Slackware64 nvidia-driver-compat32

Posted 09-17-2009 at 03:45 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 06-10-2010 at 01:16 PM by lumak

EDIT: I added a new script for 195.36.24 as well as a script to compile libvdpau-compat32 on a 64 bit system. I never hear any feedback on this stuff... is it working for other people? Do I have errors anywhere?


ORIGINAL POST:
I'm one of those people that personally don't like installing things on my system without having proper packages made for tracking the files. As such I edited the scripts on SlackBuilds.org for an additional package to support this.
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File Type: txt nvidia-switch32.txt (9.1 KB, 846 views)
File Type: txt nvidia-driver-compat32-195.32.24.SlackBuild.txt (4.0 KB, 12 views)
File Type: txt libvdpau-compat32.SlackBuild.txt (2.7 KB, 9 views)
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man to pdf converter

Posted 09-08-2009 at 04:21 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 09-22-2009 at 12:31 AM by lumak

EDIT:
while it was fun to do, this was actually completely useless. Just hotkey your terminal and type "man'! Original post as follows.


I recently got a tablet PC and instantly wanted to fill it with a wealth of knowledge. This lead me to want PDFs of the man pages. Luckily, man can output in post script and there is a ps2pdf converter on most Linux distributions... But you may not want to convert them manually and you may want a nice folder structure for them....
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Fluxbox/Openbox - calendar in menu

Posted 08-23-2009 at 04:05 PM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 08-24-2009 at 10:58 PM by lumak

MOVED: added this to the fluxbox wiki as "Calendar Menu" updates may be posted here or there.

Here is a nifty thing to include a calendar printout in your fluxbox menu. It currently coded in bash and is very crude. The print out only looks best when your menu is left justified and the text is mono spaced. An optional fix for this may be to convert spaces to underscore (not yet implemented).

create a directory ~/.fluxbox/cal and place the attached script...
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File Type: txt updatecal.sh.txt (3.5 KB, 772 views)
File Type: txt updatecal-0.2.sh.txt (10.4 KB, 808 views)
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Fluxbox - Terminal Window PC Game Style

Posted 08-22-2009 at 02:26 AM by lumak (Lumak's Guide to Random Things)
Updated 08-27-2009 at 09:13 PM by lumak

MOVED: I added this to the fluxbox wiki under "Category:Configuration howtos" Any changes may go on either. Enjoy.

Warning. I tried this on my much older 32 bit laptop and it didn't respond that quickly to toggling the consoles. I'm guessing that long bit of code for the key command actually takes more processing than I thought.


OK I realized I could make xterm (any terminal?) act like the command console in a FPS game. So here are all the settings...
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File Type: txt open_term.txt (1.6 KB, 680 views)
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