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README.md

Hotot

Hotot is a "Lightweight, Flexible Microblogging Client" supporting Twitter and Identi.ca at this point of development. You may visit our official website at http://hotot.org/ . Check it out for any updates on Hotot.

Building from source:

Since Hotot core is largely based on HTML5, Javascript and webkit technology, It can be run under many Webkit implementation. Hotot Offically support Gtk, Qt, and Chrome webkit wrapper.

Dependencies:

Common Requirement:

  • cmake
  • intltool

Qt Wrapper

  • Qt4 (newer than 4.7)
  • KDE Libs (optional, for better kde integration)

Gtk2 Wrapper

  • python2
  • pygtk
  • python-webkit
  • python-keybinder (optional)

Gtk3 Wrapper

  • python-gobject (for gtk3 wrapper)
  • gtk3
  • libwebkit3

On Ubuntu 11.10 all of these ressources are available in the standard repositories.

$ sudo apt-get install libqt4-dev cmake intltool

$ cd {source-directory}
$ mkdir build
$ cd build
$ cmake ..
$ make

To install as root:

sudo make install

This will install in the default prefix: /usr/local, in order to change to different prefix, use: -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/prefix/you/want

By default gtk with gir,and qt will be built.

Following option can be applied, with On/Off as value.

-DWITH_GTK build gtk version

-DWITH_GIR build gir(gtk3) verson (need gtk enabled)

-DWITH_QT build qt version

-DWITH_KDE build qt with kde support

-DWITH_CHROME build chrome with mk-chrome-app.sh, will be placed under build directory/chrome/hotot-chrome.zip, need rsync

To build on arch:

-DPYTHON_EXECUTABLE=/usr/bin/python2

There is something about a Gtk version in Python using some sort of "distutils".