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Old 07-27-2009, 07:43 PM   #1
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How do I install gksu in 12.2 ?


Im installing slackware in virtualbox as a test run. Ive finished initial setup and Ive created a user and logged in to xfce. Now I want to install the vboxguest additions but I need gksu for the script to work. I searched the slackware package browser but theres no gksu. Also where can I find htop?
 
Old 07-27-2009, 07:46 PM   #2
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Im installing slackware in virtualbox as a test run. Ive finished initial setup and Ive created a user and logged in to xfce. Now I want to install the vboxguest additions but I need gksu for the script to work. I searched the slackware package browser but theres no gksu. Also where can I find htop?
Here is the link for the slackbuilds. It's fairly straight forward.
 
Old 07-27-2009, 08:05 PM   #3
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ahhh, thank you
 
Old 07-27-2009, 08:16 PM   #4
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ahhh, thank you
Not a problem! Just make sure you build libgksu first.
 
Old 07-27-2009, 08:30 PM   #5
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I can see this is going to take some time, libgksu requires GConf, libgtop, and gnome-keyring.

Is there any tool to automate the process, kinda like yaourt does for AUR?
 
Old 07-27-2009, 08:39 PM   #6
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I can see this is going to take some time, libgksu requires GConf, libgtop, and gnome-keyring.

Is there any tool to automate the process, kinda like yaourt does for AUR?
There sure is! SBOPKG! Here's the link: http://www.sbopkg.org/

Makes working with slackbuilds much, much easier!!
 
Old 07-28-2009, 12:18 AM   #7
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I'm not sure why something is saying you need gksu for vbox guest additions, but you don't.
However, if you insist, you might have a look at ktsuss (also at SlackBuilds.org). While I won't go so far as to *recommend* doing this, I have found that quite a few things are happy enough using ktsuss instead if you trick them:
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# cd /usr/bin
# ln -s ktsuss gksu
:-)
 
Old 07-28-2009, 01:04 AM   #8
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Yea, it was only the autorun.sh that requires gksu, I could have just executed the .run directly without gksu but its already installed and working perfectly now anyway. Thanks again guys for your help.
 
Old 07-28-2009, 01:10 AM   #9
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Thanks Robby for stealing my thunder! :P
 
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I'm sure you get plenty of thunder ;-)
 
  


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