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Old 10-24-2004, 10:54 AM   #1
D3javu
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How to install themes?


Hey guys , how to install themes on suse 9.1 using a tarball ? What is the -prefix=/????
thank you
 
Old 10-24-2004, 11:58 AM   #2
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Open a term and enter command 'locate theme | less' to see where themes are installed in 9.1. In my 8.2 install, I find them in /opt/gnome2/share/themes, /opt/kde3/share/apps, and a few application specific locations.

Since you're doing it from tarball, read the INSTALL and README carefully. Getting SuSE to recognize them may take a bit of tweaking.

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Old 10-24-2004, 03:27 PM   #3
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What kind of theme? Please be more decisive next time.

For kde styles on suse. untar the file and :

./configure --prefix=/opt/kde3/lib;make;make install

For gnome just extract the tarbal into your ~/.themes directory.

I don't use suse so the prefix maybe incorrect, I suggest you find out where your kde install directory is located to determine that.
 
Old 10-25-2004, 04:06 AM   #4
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Hmm , i can install ot , but my only problem is the prefix ... i dont know where should i directed to PLease suse user , help me. Thank you.
 
  


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