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Old 01-16-2013, 07:45 PM   #1
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SpiderOak on Slackware 14.0


I have a new fresh install of Slackware 14.0 (without KDE) and want to install SpiderOak on it. Someone knows how to do it easily?

With Slackware 13.0 I have used the package provided by SpiderOak (32 bits for Slackware 12.0, not available anymore) with multilib. OK.
With Slackware 13.37 I have used the's script with little modifications. OK.

Now, the SpiderOak released a new package for Slackware 64 bits. I imagine it should work just fine in Slack 14.0. But when I run it, it does not start.

Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<string>", line 6, in <module>
  File "", line 128, in <module>
  File "", line 12, in <module>
  File "", line 60, in <module>
ImportError: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
After some search, I think that I have just to install krb5-libs. Is it right? If it is so, I have know idea where to find it and how properly install it... Some help, please?

I can't conceive the SpiderOak releasing a package for Slack that does not work on Slack. As I have a clean and full install of Slack, without only KDE, I think if install KDE could solve the dependence. But I have seen nothing promising in Slack File Tree...

Ultimately, some help please?
(Sorry for my bad English.)

1. I don't want to use Dropbox.
2. I have tried to modify the's script and it resulted in the same dependence, as expected.
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Please use the krb5 SlackBuild
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Oh ya. I forgot to mention... I have tried it too without success.
And I tried it just now again, just to make sure... Worked out.
I have made something really wrong before! :/

Thanks a lot.
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On Slackware64 14.0, for SpiderOak 5.0.2 and krb5 1.9.4 from, the load library path had to be augmented:
AFAIK there is no way to do that in a .desktop file so a wrapper script can be used and the as-installed SpiderOak.desktop's Exec line can be changed to run the wrapper script.

c@CW8:~$ cat /usr/local/bin/

# Name: /usr/local/bin/

# Purpose: 
#   * Wrapper for SpiderOak; sets the library load path to include kerberos

# Usage: 
#   * Run directly from the command line or modify Spideroak.desktop's Exec
#     line to run this script instead of SpiderOak
# Versions:
#   * Developed and tested on Slackware64 14.0 with
#     Kerberos from krb5-1.9.4-x86_64-1_SBo from
#     SpiderOak-5.0.2-x86_64-1 from 

# History:
#   Version 0.0 1 Jul 2013 Charles
#   * Creation.


exec SpiderOak "$@"
c@CW8:~$ cat ~/.local/share/applications/SpiderOak.desktop 
[Desktop Entry]
Name=SpiderOak Backup
Comment=SpiderOak Secure Backup and File Sharing Client
Comment[en_US]=SpiderOak Secure Backup and File Sharing Clien


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