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Old 06-22-2010, 11:22 AM   #1
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Unhappy installing .tar.gz software


Hello I am installing one software (pwDesktop [http://home.pw/desktop/])

I am using ubuntu 10.04

I am following these stapes

$tar -xzvf pwDesktop-release.tar.gz
then
$./configure
but it saying there is no such file or directory
 
Old 06-22-2010, 11:25 AM   #2
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Code:
cd pwDesktop-release
./configure
make
 
Old 06-22-2010, 11:26 AM   #3
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Look for a README or similar file with instructions.

tar.gz is simply an archive format (like .zip for windows); anything could be inside of it, and you need to follow the specific instructions within.
 
Old 06-22-2010, 11:33 AM   #4
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Look for a README or similar file with instructions.

tar.gz is simply an archive format (like .zip for windows); anything could be inside of it, and you need to follow the specific instructions within.
there are some file files & folders

folders (installer,modules,Resources,runtime)
files (EULA.rtf,manifest,pwDesktop,tiapp.xml)

Please check attached screen shot
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Last edited by vkr0704; 06-22-2010 at 11:44 AM. Reason: screen attached
 
Old 06-22-2010, 11:35 AM   #5
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Code:
cd pwDesktop-release
./configure
make
ya i done this but there is no such configure file
 
Old 06-22-2010, 11:48 AM   #6
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It is an installer ? ... the commands are :

cd pwDesktop/

./pwDesktop

.....

Last edited by knudfl; 06-22-2010 at 11:52 AM.
 
Old 06-22-2010, 12:17 PM   #7
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It is an installer ? ... the commands are :

cd pwDesktop/

./pwDesktop

.....
got this error

./pwDesktop: /usr/lib/libstdc++.so.6: version `GLIBCXX_3.4.11' not found (required by ./pwDesktop)
 
Old 06-22-2010, 02:42 PM   #8
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GLIBCXX_3.4.11 : Yes, that's an object in LIB_CXX → libstdc++.

The command : sudo apt-get install libstdc++6
.. will install the library.

But I get this error, when I start the application :
" ./pwDesktop: symbol lookup error:
/usr/lib/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: undefined symbol: g_malloc_n "

I will be back with an answer, when / if I find out,
why pwDesktop fails on Ubuntu 10.04 and other new Linux.
..
 
Old 06-22-2010, 04:41 PM   #9
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The executable 'pwDesktop' will start on a Linux with "libicu40"
(libicu-4.0.x), gtk2 versions 2.16.1 .. 2.18.5 ?
(and a libstdc++ from gcc-4.4.x).
EDIT : Has a 'runtime/' folder with libraries, that differs
from the versions, the executable asks for.
Will check later, if it uses those.

Example : Ubuntu 9.10 ( Starts, but errors with lang=da,
but may work with some other languages.)

'pwDesktop' may have been tailored for Ubuntu 9.10 only ?
I can't find any other Linux with that very specific
library combination. EDIT : Fedora 11 fits, see # 11.

And I also found no source code for 'pwDesktop'.
..

Last edited by knudfl; 06-23-2010 at 09:36 AM.
 
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Old 06-23-2010, 05:11 AM   #10
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GLIBCXX_3.4.11 : Yes, that's an object in LIB_CXX → libstdc++.

The command : sudo apt-get install libstdc++6
.. will install the library.

But I get this error, when I start the application :
" ./pwDesktop: symbol lookup error:
/usr/lib/libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0: undefined symbol: g_malloc_n "

I will be back with an answer, when / if I find out,
why pwDesktop fails on Ubuntu 10.04 and other new Linux.
..
ya i also got this error in ubuntu 10.04
then i google it, i have found many forum,article on this
but not found any specific solution
 
Old 06-23-2010, 09:35 AM   #11
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Works in my old install, PCLinuxOS2009.2 :
symlink libicu40 files from OpenOffice version 3.2
to pwDesktop/runtime/ (libicuio, libicuuc), then OK.

Yes, some luck : pwDesktop/runtime/ is first in the
search path for the executable 'pwDesktop'.

OK out of the box in Fedora 11 with lang=en_us
( Was rejected yesterday with lang=da.)

I am not sure of Ubuntu 10.04, is complicated to do.
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Last edited by knudfl; 06-23-2010 at 09:42 AM.
 
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Old 06-25-2010, 10:52 AM   #12
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Originally Posted by knudfl View Post
Works in my old install, PCLinuxOS2009.2 :
symlink libicu40 files from OpenOffice version 3.2
to pwDesktop/runtime/ (libicuio, libicuuc), then OK.

Yes, some luck : pwDesktop/runtime/ is first in the
search path for the executable 'pwDesktop'.

OK out of the box in Fedora 11 with lang=en_us
( Was rejected yesterday with lang=da.)

I am not sure of Ubuntu 10.04, is complicated to do.
ohhh
it's very complicated.
but thank you very much for helping me
 
Old 06-25-2010, 08:14 PM   #13
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It has a EULA -> it's probably not open-source -> the source is probably a secret -> the package does not contain the source, unlike most .tar.gz software -> the standard "./configure && make && make install" won't work, because what is does is compile source code.
 
  


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