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Old 01-08-2006, 12:20 PM   #16
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Even if I installed font-adobe-utopia-type1-X11R7.0-1.0.1 manually I ended with the same error. So I run build-from-tarballs.sh script with -n optin (-n : do not quit after error; just print error message) and solve the problem with mentioned font after whole build will be done
The other option would be to build the font manually then remove the file font-adobe-utopia-type1-X11R7.0-1.0.1.tar.bz2 so when you rerun the build-from-tarballs.sh script it will see the package is missing and just skip that package. If you look in the font directory (/usr/X11R7/lib/X11/fonts/Type1) you should have something like this:

UTBI____.afm
UTBI____.pfa
UTB_____.afm
UTB_____.pfa
UTI_____.afm
UTI_____.pfa
UTRG____.afm
UTRG____.pfa

Keep checking, the package will show up soon.
http://www.linuxpackages.net/
http://slackware.it/en/pb/
 
Old 01-08-2006, 04:37 PM   #17
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The error I described above has appeared with other 7 fonts. All problematic are from TTF, Type1 ant OTF. What's interesting is fact those fonts are installed in their directories in /usr/X11R7/lib/X11/fonts! Even fonts.dir and fonts.scale are correctly created. I really don't understand what happened.

Now I get back to /bin/bash's first post. How about to rename /usr/X11R7 in /usr/X11R6 having backuped old /usr/X11R6? I think this could avoid creating symlinks which are pointed into /usr/X11R6 and necessary changes in xorg.conf. Am I wrong?
 
Old 01-08-2006, 09:12 PM   #18
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Now I get back to /bin/bash's first post. How about to rename /usr/X11R7 in /usr/X11R6 having backuped old /usr/X11R6? I think this could avoid creating symlinks which are pointed into /usr/X11R6 and necessary changes in xorg.conf. Am I wrong?
I'm sure there are many different ways to accomplish the same thing I posted in the first post. I have tried this several different ways myself. The important thing is to keep a backup so you can restore if something goes wrong.

One thing I have noticed is when you use the --prefix=/usr/X11R7 the new Xorg server now looks in /usr/X11R7 tree for certain files. For example it looks in /usr/X11R7/lib/X11 instead of /etc/X11 for alot of configuration files.
 
Old 01-09-2006, 11:12 AM   #19
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It's working! Many thanks to /bin/bash for his cooperation and help!
 
Old 01-09-2006, 10:55 PM   #20
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Glad to hear that.
 
Old 01-11-2006, 04:45 PM   #21
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There is an error on program compiling:

checking for library containing glXGetProcAddress... no
configure: error: cannot find GL library - make sure Mesa or other OpenGL package is installed

but needed library exist /usr/X11R6/lib
 
Old 01-12-2006, 04:07 AM   #22
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There is an error on program compiling:

checking for library containing glXGetProcAddress... no
configure: error: cannot find GL library - make sure Mesa or other OpenGL package is installed

but needed library exist /usr/X11R6/lib
Answer is here

You have to download MesaLib package from extras, untar it f.e. int /tmp/Mesa-6.4.1 and run build-from-tarballs.sh scrip with -m /tmp/Mesa-6.4.1 option.
 
Old 01-12-2006, 12:02 PM   #23
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Or try this:
export PKG_CONFIG_PATH=/usr/X11R6/lib/pkgconfig:$PKG_CONFIG_PATH
rerun build-from-tarball.sh
 
Old 01-12-2006, 12:14 PM   #24
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I think, after reading thru all these posts on this issue, that I may wait until R7 is compiled CORRECTLY and packaged for Slackware before I will even think of trying the upgrade. The little workarounds, symlinks, etc., kind of remind me of forcing Windows to work.

I think, as I said, I'll wait until it is stable enough, and configured correctly for Slackware, before I'll try it.
 
Old 01-14-2006, 03:21 AM   #25
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The little workarounds, symlinks, etc., kind of remind me of forcing Windows to work.
Not really. If we were dealing with windows this upgrade would cost us 100-200 bucks. There would be 1 binary package for every x86 computer in the world. So the idea of forcing it to work is out of the question, you are at Microsofts mercy there. Most likely this would break many apps that Microsoft doesn't like or hasn't been able to buy out yet. As of yet I have not found a single app that X11R7 has broken. You would need to upgrade your computer to be compatible with with this latest Micronopoly upgrade, but I didn't upgrade for this X11R7 update.

Well I could go on-and-on but you get the gist.
 
Old 02-23-2006, 06:37 AM   #26
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Look for slackware-current/slackware/x/x11-6.9.0-i486-1.tgz

This is x11-7.0 just in the old format 1 single package as opposed to the new modular format of X11R7.0.
 
Old 02-25-2006, 09:21 AM   #27
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Look for slackware-current/slackware/x/x11-6.9.0-i486-1.tgz
This is x11-7.0 just in the old format 1 single package as opposed to the new modular format of X11R7.0.
I wanted to upgrade from the x11R6.8.2 in 10.2, but I need to have a "build tree" in order to compile my video driver (unichrome.sourceforge.net). In the past I have installed x11 from source packages and that gave me a build tree in /tmp/x11-build/. If I install the x11-devel package, will that give me a "build tree" and where is it? Here is a quote from the video driver README:

Quote:
Building The Unichrome Projects drivers for your X version:

1.1) Against a full X tree: This requires that a sufficiently built X tree is present . . . From the top level run # xmkmf <path_to_xc>

2) Modular X: Building against modular is a breeze. You should have everything installed for building drivers if and when you want to. . . # ./autogen.sh --prefix=<...>
Basically, which choice is best: install x11-devel with the updated packages, download the source packages and run the build script, or build from scratch?

Thanks
 
Old 02-26-2006, 05:56 AM   #28
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I think what you want is this:
slackware-current/source/x/x11/X11R6.9.0-src.tar.bz2
 
Old 04-14-2006, 02:54 PM   #29
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hi, tried to compile x11r7 but i receive the following message: Error No space left on device

when i type df i i`m without space on my disk.... before try to compile i have 2GB...

what is the essencial libs and apps to compile ???

how can i make a minimum installation ?????

tnkz
 
Old 04-14-2006, 06:12 PM   #30
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i installed sucessful X. but when i type startx i receive the following message:

could not open default font 'fixed' .

how can i solve my problem ?
 
  


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