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Old 06-08-2011, 11:34 AM   #31
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As many people pointed out, I would enjoy having NetworkManager on the Slackware tree as well, but I believe it will never happen due to the multitude of gnome libraries it takes.
I would also like Clementine instead of Amarok, but again, a shit ton of gnome libraries/audio plugins are required.
 
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Old 06-08-2011, 12:32 PM   #32
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I would like to have NetworkManager (wicd is good, but it lacks mobile broadband support which many users need nowadays).
Most definitely networkmanager.
 
Old 06-08-2011, 02:35 PM   #33
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I'm sure most of us here realize that any wish list discussion places additional burden on the development team. Therefore I'm thinking only popular apps that are already supported in other repositories by members of the team.

Some possibilities:

LibreOffice (full build script, not just a deb conversion)
Squid
Wireshark
GParted
Possibly a graphical hardware inventory tool (LSHW?)
Replace Google Chrome build script with Chromium
LXDE
GTK app equivalents of KDE apps to help Xfce/LXDE become full-featured desktop environments

The /extra branch is a good place for all of these packages.
 
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Old 06-08-2011, 02:42 PM   #34
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Possibly a graphical hardware inventory tool (LSHW?)
Every time I install Slackware on a different hardware I run lshw, so +1 for this. Great is the availability of different output methods (text, html, ...).


 
Old 06-08-2011, 03:02 PM   #35
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OpenLDAP server, something better than yp and NIS, which I am currently using.
 
Old 06-10-2011, 10:03 AM   #36
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I compile Qtiplot on slackware regularly since 2006.It works. But, from one Qtiplot release to another you often need to tweak qtiplot.pro/ other build configuration files. What's most annoying is the need to change default install locations of qtiplot plugins from /usr to /usr/local (/usr is actually hard coded).
I never tried to make a slackbuild for Qtiplot. May be I'll try to make one if/when I have time.

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qtiplot
cuz it's a bitch to compile

has anyone out there successfully installed that? A link to a working slackbuild would be highly appreciated...
 
Old 06-10-2011, 11:12 AM   #37
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gtkglextmm

It's requirement for VisualBoyAdvance Merge's GUI. I was unsuccessful in building it.
Okay, I managed to build it with this patch:

https://trac.macports.org/attachment...widget.cc.diff

I'm submit a SlackBuild to SBo tonight.
 
Old 06-10-2011, 11:36 AM   #38
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May be I'll try to make one if/when I have time.
That would be great! An a nice addition to slackbuilds.org
 
Old 06-10-2011, 12:19 PM   #39
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LibreOffice
 
Old 06-10-2011, 12:49 PM   #40
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Gparted - it's difficult to install, because of requirement of newer versions of some libs and should recompile it...
 
Old 06-10-2011, 01:24 PM   #41
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Gparted - it's difficult to install, because of requirement of newer versions of some libs and should recompile it...
partitionmanager is in extra/ and does the same thing.
 
Old 06-11-2011, 06:15 PM   #42
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I honestly can't understand the call for NetworkMangler. It's a
tool that comes with e.g., the *buntu family that is reason for
a great number of people posting on LQ about issues.


How odd ...
 
Old 06-11-2011, 06:20 PM   #43
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I honestly can't understand the call for NetworkMangler. It's a
tool that comes with e.g., the *buntu family that is reason for
a great number of people posting on LQ about issues.


How odd ...
I'm happy with wicd even though it is no longer maintained.
 
Old 06-11-2011, 06:28 PM   #44
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I'm happy with wicd even though it is no longer maintained.
I'm happy w/ vim ;}
 
Old 06-11-2011, 07:02 PM   #45
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I'm happy w/ vim ;}
Sure. Each to his own. I'm not averse to using a text editor for tasks. However, there is nothing wrong with using a GUI that works well.

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