lyricat edited this page Jan 28, 2013 · 13 revisions

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Building from source:


  • cmake
  • Qt4
  • intltool
  • python-keybinder (only for gtk version)

On Ubuntu 11.10/12.04 all of these resources 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

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

-DWITH_GTK build gtk version

-DWITH_GIR build gir verson (need gtk enabled)

-DWITH_QT build qt version

-DWITH_KDE build qt with kde support

-DWITH_CHROME build chrome with, will be placed under build directory/chrome/

To build on ArchLinux:


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

Hacking the source

There is a page with some basic info about hacking the source code.

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