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Old 06-19-2004, 09:33 PM   #16
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I received this while trying to compile a theme from kde-look.org:
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No such file or directory
/usr/bin/sed: can't read /usr/X11R6/lib/libfontconfig.la: No such file or directory
About LTris, it installs fine!
So this is kinda weird.
 
Old 06-19-2004, 11:27 PM   #17
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Hey EThitop,
Just to start, you said you are running Slack 9.1 current.
Do you mean Slack 9.1 or Slack current? If it's current,
did you upgrade from Slack 9.1 or do a fresh install?

I just did a fresh install of Slack current with KDE 3.2.3 and
all is well. I installed Amarok without trouble.

I asked you to install ltris just to make sure your system wasn't
too out of wack. (ltris is a very easy compile)

As far as /usr/X11R6/lib/libfontconfig.la , that is a "library linker"
that links /usr/X11R6/lib/libfontconfig.so with whatever it needs
linked to. libfontconfig.so is provided by Xfree, or in the case of
Slack current, X11R6 (xorg)

I believe the linker (fontconfig.la) is generated by GNU libtool. (I think)

You should check to see if you have :

libtool
freetype2
and expat

If you have them it may be a good idea to remove and reinstall all X11R6
packages and everything associated with KDE.
Browsing the slackware-current/slackware/kde/ folder at any Slack
mirror will tell you which packages are associated.

You are definitely misconfigured somehow.

Last edited by auditek747; 06-19-2004 at 11:29 PM.
 
Old 06-21-2004, 12:45 AM   #18
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Well I am planning to reformat my computer pretty soon but I still wonder why my computer is having some compiling issues. It is Slackware Current but it is from 4/20/04 or something like that and i haven't even run swaret yet. So it's newer than Slackware 9.1 but not completely up to date. And I did a fresh install of that 4/20/04 version. So you suggest I go to the ftp site and download the most current stutf and burn it to some cd's and install it that way or should I install Slackware 9.1 (official) and then use swaret to update it to Slackware Current. Also, you should upload your compile amarok to www.linuxpackages.net :P !! Anyway, thanks a lot for helping me!

Erik
 
Old 06-21-2004, 12:49 AM   #19
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Also I should add that at one point of time I downloaded Dropline Gnome (the installer) and I told it to uninstall before I even installed it (don't ask why) and so it uninstalled a bunch of stuff and I wasn't even able to boot into KDE or Gnome. So I booted into Fluxbox and ran dropline-installer and told it to install so it then downloaded all the packages and did it's thing and then gnome and kde worked again, but maybe somewhere in that process it messed up my compiler and the likes.

Thanks,
Erik
 
Old 06-21-2004, 01:36 AM   #20
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You are having trouble compiling because you are misconfigured
somehow. When you compile stuff for KDE some of the shared
libraries that need to be linked to are not getting linked. This is
because of missing ".la" files, libfontconfig.la for example is a linker
for a library that is provided by Xorg. (or Xfree)
We're getting into areas that I can only guess about, but I think
Dropline uses Xorg so maybe that messed you up.

While your waiting for Slack 10 iso's to come out, it may be best to
reinstall 9.1 and then upgrade with whatever you use for that.

When I did a clean install of current, I got everything via ftp and then
made iso's. This was quite a pain as some folders had to be left off of
the first iso due to space limitations. It took me a few tries and a few bad
burns to get it just right.

Of course as I said before you may get by with just reinstalling X and KDE.
 
  


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