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Old 05-25-2006, 01:49 AM   #1
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Install tar package


I have downloaded xmms-curses-0.2.2.tar.gz. Its a plugin for xmms. I have extract the file, then it create the xmms-curses file.

I want to know, is this plugin already installed? If not, how do I install it?
 
Old 05-25-2006, 01:56 AM   #2
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tar.gz files are usually source code.

shell command:
Code:
$ cd xmms-curses
If you see README, INSTALL and a configure script file, then it's source and needs to be compiled and installed.

Standard routine:

Code:
$ ./configure
$ make
$ su -
$ make install
 
Old 05-25-2006, 02:33 AM   #3
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Ok, i've already access the xmms-curses file. But how can i access the xmms configuration file?

[jo@localhost xmms-curses-0.2.2]$ ls
ChangeLog kbd_constants.h playlist.h settings.h
COPYING main.c playlist_jump.c xmms-curses.1
curses_printf.c main.h playlist_jump.h xmms-curses.conf
curses_printf.h Makefile README
debian playlist.c settings.c
 
Old 05-25-2006, 03:15 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by jojojo
Ok, i've already access the xmms-curses file. But how can i access the xmms configuration file?

[jo@localhost xmms-curses-0.2.2]$ ls
ChangeLog kbd_constants.h playlist.h settings.h
COPYING main.c playlist_jump.c xmms-curses.1
curses_printf.c main.h playlist_jump.h xmms-curses.conf
curses_printf.h Makefile README
debian playlist.c settings.c
Okay, this is a rather primitive source code package.

Read the README -- shell command : less README. Should tell you what to do.
Nutshell: Type make at the command line while in that directory. As long as you have the pre-requisites on your machine, it should go.

Read the README (again, for emphasis)
 
  


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