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Old 01-26-2014, 10:56 AM   #1
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Running Abiword on Slackware 14.1


I hope this is an appropriate question for the forum. I am having trouble getting Abiword to run on Slackware 14.1. I have tried a slackware build script, and when that didn't work out, I tried compiling both Abiword 2.8.6 and 3.0.0 from scratch. "./configure" yielded a long list of dependencies. I've never had this much trouble getting Abiword to run on Slackware. Anyone had any luck?

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Old 01-26-2014, 11:09 AM   #2
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Have you tried the slackbuild?

Don't forget to install the dependencies as well. It looks like there's one dependency for this.
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I have successfully built the Slackbuilds for Abiword 3.0.0. I'm using 14.1 32 bit. Everything seems to work. Had no difficulties at all.
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Old 01-26-2014, 06:49 PM   #4
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Thanks very much

I tried the script from that you suggested, and it worked just fine. I have Abiword up and running.

Thanks for your help!


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