Re: [As-users] Afterstep on terminals

steve downes (steve@kingswayelec.co.uk)
Sun, 08 May 2005 19:38:34 +0100


Andrew,

Many thanks, I should have thought there would be a deb way of doing it. 
I'll get on with it.

Steve

Andrew Sullivan wrote:

>If you install devscripts (it'll make you get some other things), and
>then
>
>apt-get source afterstep
>
>you should be able to cd into the resulting afterstep dir and use
>debuild to look after everything for you.  Once you've done that
>(i.e. proved that it works) you'll need to adjust the rules file to
>hand the additional ./configure options in; but it ought to be
>self-evident what to do by then.  This way, you get the Debianized
>package build just for your system.
>
>Hope that's helpful.
>
>A
>
>On Sun, May 08, 2005 at 11:07:54AM +0100, steve downes wrote:
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>>Kacper Kornet wrote:
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>>>On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 11:44:07AM +0100, steve downes wrote:
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>>>>I've installed afterstep 2.00.04-3 from debian testing onto my new 
>>>>server machine & on that machine it is working great. If I run afterstep 
>>>>on any of the X-terminals (www.ltsp.org) running off that the " " menus 
>>>>come out as a box with noise in it, no text. Clicking on areas of the 
>>>>box produce results (I can open a terminal window, a child window etc. 
>>>>        
>>>>
>>>>from here) but I cannot read the options.
>>>      
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>>>Yesterday I had a similar problem when I tried AfterStep-2.00.05 on my thin
>>>client. The solution which I found is to use  the --disable-shmimage option
>>>during compilation of AfterStep.
>>>
>>>Best wishes,
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>      
>>>
>>Err! Bother!
>>
>>As I use Debian I hardly ever compile from source. However I , 
>>theoretically, know how to so I'll look into that.
>>
>>Many thanks
>>
>>Steve
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