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Old 08-28-2004, 03:43 AM   #1
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Evolution Executable Link

I think it might not be working, or I don't know which file RUNS Evolution...

I'm running Slackware 10.0 w/KDE. I 'installpkg <evolution .tgz>' and edited the menu to put a link to '/usr/bin/evolution-1.5'. It seems to try to open it (or run something), but then nothing opens.

To find the file, I had to 'locate evolution' and press shift+up and sift through the files to find a possible file to run the program. Is this the 'normal' way to make a menu shortcut? I've read the 'man locate', but don't see anything to limit the search to what I need. Is there a special -XX to locate only files or only executables?
Old 08-28-2004, 05:23 PM   #2
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I was simply missing dependencies, but nothing & nobody suggested it.

Goto and select the details for the package. It should list all the packages it is dependant upon.
Old 08-28-2004, 05:38 PM   #3
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I suggest getting Slapt-get.

It will download dependencies if they are needed when installing the software.

Makes it real easy.


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