Re: Report on Ralf's Woody Debs
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On Montag, 13. Januar 2003 22:28, Christopher Martin wrote:
> Currently I'm running Ralf's 3.1RC6 Woody debs on a Sarge system. On
> the whole, they work really well - major thanks to everyone involved
> for the great work done so far. However, I've collected a list of
> bugs/requests/questions which I thought I'd post:
> 1. Truetype fonts look quite bad (really 'dirty' looking - like the
> bytecode interpreter isn't on) in 3.1RC6, compared to Mozilla which
> looks great. Truetype under 3.0.5a looked fine - just like Mozilla
> still does. Currently I have libfreetype6 2.1.2-9 installed.
> Anti-aliasing works.
> 2. The K3b package. I had to manually install libvorbisenc, and then
> manually create links for libvorbisfile.so.0 and libvorbisenc.so.0
> but eventually I figured it out. Am I correct in thinking that these
> problems occur only because I'm running Sarge and not straight Woody?
Known problem due to the differences woody <-> sarge/sid with vorbis. Use
Remember, k3b is made directly out of the CVS sources whenever I see something
done :-) so you could report problems to the author (Sebastian Trueg) so he
can fix them easier.
> 3. The oKle package - it's great of you to provide all these
> convenient debs! I do have a problem with it, however. When I compile
> oKle myself from source, I simply have to type 'okle' to start it up.
> With your new debian package, however, there is no 'okle' executable.
> There is something called okle_gui, but executing it results in the
> following error:
> Please do not call the ogle_gui binary directly!
> Instead copy it to /usr/lib/ogle/ogle_gui and then run ogle.
> I suppose that I could follow these instructions and get things going,
> but I shouldn't have to. I'm not sure why things aren't set up (like
> they are when compiling from source) so that you just have to run
> 'okle' and it works. No conflict with ogle-gui either.
I just built the package as-is, no look at testing. That's what you're up for
:-) I'll have a look when I have time to do so.
> 4. Package requests - could you create debs for kbiff
> (http://www.granroth.org/kbiff/) and a handy little utility for
> tweaking xvideo output, written by the Ogle guys, xvattr
> (http://www.dtek.chalmers.se/groups/dvd/downloads.shtml)? Those are
> the only two KDE programs I use that aren't packaged... which is
> pretty amazing :)
I want to add the first one anyway, the second - haven't seen it but I'll have
> 5. Does anyone know if it is possible to revert to the old 3.0 layout
> for KDM? The new way KDM is arranged looks pretty bad, at least to
Change the code, recompile. The listview on the left is the default now which
is better than the former iconview when you have many users.
> Otherwise, everything I've tried works as it should. Many thanks.
> Christopher Martin
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