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Old 12-21-2005, 08:16 PM   #1
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Installing from source

When installing from source on gentoo, do my programs automatically find their place in the applications menu like when installing .rpm or .deb programs or i have to run them from the terminal?

And I've been hearing good things about FreeBSD, but also the same question, since freebsd ports are on source, do they put thmselves automatically on the menu or I have to use the terminal?
Old 12-21-2005, 09:08 PM   #2
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you will have ti put them in your menu yourself most of the time.
Old 12-21-2005, 10:46 PM   #3
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Or, you could create a link to the executable on the desktop, and pick an icon for it from icons installed in your system.


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