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Old 10-23-2003, 02:15 AM   #16
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the yahoo thing doesnt have chat room and i already have it yahoo im not that dumb i checked yahoo.com first before i did any thing else
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:17 AM   #17
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sorry about that. i never said you were dumb, but you never replied to any of those posts. sorry that my mindreading was on the fritz.
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:22 AM   #18
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lol ok my bad dude but any ways i think we did it there waz a lot of numbers and letters flyin around . but i cant find a icon were is it i dont see it any were
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:23 AM   #19
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try typing:

gyach
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:25 AM   #20
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lol ya it worked thanks but is there a way to make a icon for it
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:29 AM   #21
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what desktop environment are you running? if kde, then:

1. right click on an open space on the desktop. choose Create New > Link to application.
2. a dialog will appear with the default tab showing as General. you can give it the name that will appear on the desktop here. The default name is Link To Application.
3. click the execute tab and in the Command textbox type in "gyach" with no quotation marks.

edit: i don't use gnome, so if you are, you can try to do the above. i can't guarantee that it will be the same as kde though.

Last edited by megaspaz; 10-23-2003 at 02:31 AM.
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:32 AM   #22
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cool i did it i really installed some thing lol. thanks man for all the help ill probly be on bugin u some more later
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:40 AM   #23
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excellent. glad it worked for you. ask away all you want. that's what these forums are here for. enjoy.
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:57 AM   #24
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ok fine then i will ask away lol. i have this file snackAmp2.2.tar.gz its mp3 player but i cant get it to work . and yes i know i can use xmms all i have to do is download a plugin but i have tryed it but the damn thing keeps freezeing my comp when ever i open it. well here is what i did.

[hassan@localhost hassan]$ cd
[hassan@localhost hassan]$ tar -xvzf snackAmp-2.2.tar.gz
then it does all then number and file stuff right ok .
[hassan@localhost hassan]$ cd snackAmp-2.2
bash: cd: snackAmp-2.2: No such file or directory
[hassan@localhost hassan]$

and thats what happen's what did i do wrong
 
Old 10-23-2003, 03:02 AM   #25
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run:

ls -l snack*

it should give you a listing of everything with snack in the filename. look for one where it has a "d" in the file permissions. the "d" denotes a directory

or try:

cd snack*
 
Old 10-23-2003, 07:45 AM   #26
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Nice to hear you've been able to install a program from source



If your XMMS is freezing, you might want to look for some other sound problems, or select another sound output device in the xmms options... but honestly, I don't hope your entire computer freezes by running XMMS.



my $0.02:

If you want to be able to uninstall a program later, use the "checkinstall" program. instead of "make install", you can run "checkinstall", and it will create an RPM (or dep/tgz) package for you it needs to be installed from source first though


sometimes, you need to enable extra features for the ./configure script. type "./configure --help" for more info. most features are very standard, so you don't need to read everything exactly. stuff like --enable-... can be cool.

quickly reading the README and INSTALL files can be usefull too

good luck
 
Old 10-23-2003, 09:40 AM   #27
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your should do :
tar -zxvf (yourpackage).tar.gz
this definitely works...then change to the extracted directory and do
1)./configure
2)make
3)su {type root password}
4)make install.
hope this helps
 
Old 10-23-2003, 12:55 PM   #28
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[hassan@localhost hassan]$ tar -xvzf snackAmp-2.2.tar.gz
[hassan@localhost hassan]$ cd snackAmp.vfs
[hassan@localhost snackAmp.vfs]$ ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
thats were i am now the damn thing wont work i must have tryed like 50 diffrents ways
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:23 PM   #29
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what do you see when you type "ls -lh" ?
 
Old 10-23-2003, 02:34 PM   #30
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[hassan@localhost hassan]$ ls -lh
total 6.9M
-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 601K Oct 17 17:35 amarok-0.6.91.tar.bz2
-rw-rw-r-- 1 hassan hassan 8.7K Oct 17 17:38 config.log
-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 4.2M Oct 17 17:55 gaim-0.71.tar.gz
-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 261K Oct 22 22:31 gyach-0.9.6.tar.gz
drwxr-xr-x 8 hassan hassan 4.0K Oct 23 11:19 irmp3-v0.5.5
-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 216K Oct 17 17:36 irmp3-v0.5.5.tar.gz
drwx--x--x 6 hassan hassan 4.0K Oct 23 11:15 mpg123-0.59r
-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 155K Oct 23 11:06 mpg123-0.59r.tar.gz
-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 57K Oct 17 17:37 mpg321-0.2.10-1.i386.rpm-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 693K Oct 17 17:58 rh9.ymessenger-1.0.4-1.i386.rpm
-rw------- 1 hassan hassan 639K Oct 17 17:25 snackAmp-2.2.tar.gz
drwxrwxr-x 5 hassan hassan 4.0K Oct 23 10:52 snackAmp.vfs
[hassan@localhost hassan]$


that right there
 
  


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