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Old 12-22-2012, 08:49 AM   #1
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Slackware Unity


Is there a way to compile Unity desktop for Slackware14 64-bit.
 
Old 12-22-2012, 09:06 AM   #2
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You do that and then tell us here about your experiences, OK?

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Old 12-22-2012, 09:08 AM   #3
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I don't know how
 
Old 12-22-2012, 09:38 AM   #4
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Why would you even want to ?
 
Old 12-22-2012, 09:53 AM   #5
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It's a perfectly good desktop. I wouldn't use it myself, but I'd prefer it to Gnome-3, and it has all the bells and whistles of compiz, if set up properly. It's also got a much better global menubar than Gnome or KDE.

There was a previous thread on here about compiling Unity 2d, which from what I remember ended up with giving up. Unity 2d has now been discontinued, though, and Unity is just a compiz plugin. Whether that'd make it easier to compile, I don't know.

Good luck, though, OP, and do post if you manage to do it.
 
Old 12-22-2012, 10:17 AM   #6
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I like Unity desktop.From where i can download source code of unity.
I found this https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Unity
 
Old 12-22-2012, 10:46 AM   #7
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Unity runs on top of Gnome3 base

So you have all the pain of packaging Gnome 3, with then altering it to run Unity, Canonical makes Gnome look like a caring and loving upstream source(which they are not). You will have to modify a lot of base slackware packages, you will have to downgrade to gcc 4.6.3 or patch your gcc, recompile GTK2, Qt, Xorg-server, etc with a bunch of ubuntu patches which might cause many problems. There are so few people who actually like Unity, as opposed to people who for whatever reason like Ubuntu and grudgingly get used to Unity, that unless you can find someone who is capable packager and likes Unity, which are two almost mutually exclusive groups, your going to have to do the work yourself.
 
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Old 12-22-2012, 10:58 AM   #8
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ok nevermind
 
Old 12-22-2012, 01:36 PM   #9
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ok nevermind
http://www.ubuntu.com/download

 
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Very funny
 
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Very funny
Indeed!
 
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Indeed!
I like Gnome desktop,and i think Unity is a cool thing,but...
 
  


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