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Jim Philips
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KNet (formerly kdsl)

Network 64 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 23 2005
I get this:

libtool: link: cannot find the library `/usr/local/lib/libart_lgpl_2.la'
make[3]: *** [kdsl] Error 1

If I run rpm -qa | grep libart_lgpl, I get:

libart_lgpl-devel-2.3.16-1
libart_lgpl-2.3.16-1

RedHat simply doesn't provide these *.la files anywhere. So, how do I build your app on my box? - Mar 10 2004
KMLDonkey

Network 39 comments

Score 58.0%
Jul 26 2005
My build fails with this error:

grep: /usr/local/lib/libart_lgpl_2.la: No such file or directory
/bin/sed: can't read /usr/local/lib/libart_lgpl_2.la: No such file or directory
libtool: link: `/usr/local/lib/libart_lgpl_2.la' is not a valid libtool archive
make: *** [libkmldonkey/libkmldonkey.la] Error 1

I have libart_lgpl installed, along with the devel package. RedHat rpm's don't seem to include these *.la files. Any way I can finish my compile? - Mar 10 2004
"It's Not Blue" Mint

Wallpapers Mint 8 comments

Score 50.0%
Mar 02 2004
I've been hoping KDE designers would get beyond the "blue, blue and more blue" phase for awhile. The design is very clean and not too busy. It would definitely have a place in my collection of themes. - Feb 23 2004
I've been hoping KDE designers would get beyond the "blue, blue and more blue" phase for awhile. Thi design is very clean and not too busy. It would definitely have a place in my collection of themes. - Feb 23 2004
Keramikzilla Crystal GT

Various KDE 1.-4. Styles 34 comments

Score 50.0%
Feb 29 2004
I was already bored with Keramik a year ago. Glad it's no longer the default window decoration for KDE. - Feb 11 2004
Amarok

Audioplayers 574 comments

Score 77.0%
Aug 01 2011
You're indicating it's ready, but it doesn't show up anywhere for download at this moment. - Feb 05 2004
I noticed the part about qt-copy1. There is just a symlink from qt-copy1 to qt. However, if I remove the symlink and rename qt-copy1 to qt-copy and make a new symlink, things aren't better. It still claims it can't find libqt-mt.la. AmaroK seems to be the only application that has a problem with this file. - Jan 10 2004
I am running KDE 3.2 beta 2 with a recent qt-copy. My compile fails every time with this error:

libtool: link: warning: library `/usr/local/qt-copy/lib/libqt-mt.la' was moved.
libtool: link: cannot find the library `/usr/local/qt-copy1/lib/libqt-mt.la'
make[4]: *** [amarok] Error 1
make[4]: Leaving directory `/home/rebus/kdefiles/amarok-0.8.3/amarok/amarok'
make[3]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/rebus/kdefiles/amarok-0.8.3/amarok/amarok'
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/rebus/kdefiles/amarok-0.8.3/amarok'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/rebus/kdefiles/amarok-0.8.3'
make: *** [all] Error 2

The library it complains about is definitely there:

[root@localhost lib]# pwd
/usr/local/qt-copy/lib
[root@localhost lib]# ls
CVS libqassistantclient.prl libqt-mt.so.3.3.0
README libqnp.prl libqui.prl
libdesignercore.a libqt-mt.la libqui.so
libdesignercore.prl libqt-mt.prl libqui.so.1
libeditor.a libqt-mt.so libqui.so.1.0
libeditor.prl libqt-mt.so.3 libqui.so.1.0.0
libqassistantclient.a libqt-mt.so.3.3 qt-mt.pc - Jan 10 2004
Deep Blue VIII *a*

Wallpaper Other 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 13 2004
You can make the panel transparent in KDE 3.2. It is just another option in panel configs. - Jan 13 2004
OpenOffice.org1.1 toolbar icon themes

Various KDE 1.-4. Styles 130 comments

by kol
Score 58.0%
Oct 27 2003
That did it! I opened .sversionrc in vi and there were several different versiond recorded there. I deleted all but the correct one and started over. Then it installed with no problem. I didn't see this issue in the README. Anyway, it looks great. - Oct 26 2003
Each time I try to run quickInstall.tcl, it fails with this message:

OpenOffice config directory:
/home/rebus/OpenOffice.org1.1/user/config/soffice.cfg/
config directory not found, creating
mkdir: cannot create directory `/home/rebus/OpenOffice.org1.1/user/config/soffice.cfg': No such file or directory

It's true that this directory doesn't exist. My OpenOffice directory is called OpenOffice.org1.1.0. For some reason, it doesn't like adding the zero at the end. The directory is spelled out correctly in config.tcl. So, I don't know how to make it find the actual directory instead of the nonexistent one it's looking for. - Oct 25 2003
Crystal SVG

Full Icon Themes 131 comments

Score 72.2%
Jun 15 2007
Many improvements! I'm a believer again. But please give us a new icon for kaddressbook. All of the existing ones are butt ugly. - Oct 10 2003
Liquid Weather ++

Karamba & Superkaramba 1797 comments

by Matti
Score 46.0%
Jun 01 2008
I'm running Superkaramba 0.32 on KDE 3.1.4. With the last two versions, Superkaramba starts the theme, but nothing at all appears on my screen. I clicked around to see if it was crammed into a corner or running off the edge, but no luck. If I start the theme from the command line, I can see it retrieving all of the weather data, but nothing ever shows up on my screen and I don't get any errors either. - Oct 04 2003
Noia for KDE 1.00

Icon Sub-Sets 258 comments

Score 50.0%
Sep 18 2003
Maybe you want to take somebody up on that offer of FTP space. When I try to download the new version, I get:

403 Forbidden. - Sep 14 2003
xTunes skin for XMMS

XMMS Skins 12 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 17 2003
A very nice theme, but if you don't have a solid color wallpaper, the corners of the theme stick out. They need to be cleaned up a little. - Jun 29 2003
Crystal GT

Full Icon Themes 385 comments

Score 82.4%
Jun 15 2007
Registering for their site was an incredible pain in the ass and it locked up Konqueror. Then, after digging around, I discovered that they aren't even offering version 0.9, but version 0.85. If somebody actually gets the correct file, please mirror it and post the location here so others won't have to go through this crap. - Jun 06 2003
brainz bluecurve bar

Karamba & Superkaramba 2 comments

Score 50.0%
May 22 2003
Bluecurve was worth imitating?? - May 24 2003
smoothy

Karamba & Superkaramba 35 comments

by atac
Score 50.0%
Jun 03 2003
Less intrusive than the original eyeon. But I don't think you should make "ontop" the default. That's kind of irritating if you're running a browser in the frame. - May 24 2003
[RedHat9/Mandrake9.1] Slicker RPM/SRPM

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements 29 comments

Score 50.0%
May 23 2003
I got it to work by adding a sym link to kicker.so in /usr/lib. I have never before encountered a Linux application that could only access a library if it was found in a specific directory. If a library is in any directory found in ld.so.conf then the application ought to be able to access it.

Also, the location of this library may be "non-standard" for Redhat. But RedHat's whole setup for KDE is non-standard. That's why I compile KDE from source.

But thanks for offering the RPM.I just wish it functioned in a UNIX kind of way. - May 24 2003
Slicker installed with no problem. But it won't run. Every time I get this error:

slicker: error while loading shared libraries: kicker.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory

This is completely wrong. The file is in /usr/local/kde/lib and that is in ld.so.conf. I reran ldconfig just for good measure, but it didn't help. I also tried adding a sym link in /usr/local/lib. Same result. So, why can't it find a library that exists and is in the path? - May 23 2003
Plasticbar-pre-final

Karamba & Superkaramba 5 comments

by ares
Score 50.0%
May 13 2003
The best superkarambe theme I have seen so far. I just wish it had a pager and a CPU monitor. Then I would forget about the panel. - May 12 2003
Kroller

Karamba & Superkaramba 162 comments

Score 50.0%
Jan 13 2005
I have no problem starting up python and importing time. So what is your your ubergeek, super-genius developer solution to the problem? Convert every Linux user to your distro? If you actually want people to use this POS, make it more configurable. - May 10 2003
I am getting this too, using superkaramba 0.23 on RedHat with Python 2.2. These themes sure seem to have trouble working on different distributions! I just see a blank space where the theme is supposed to be and I get these errors:

[rebus@localhost kroller-v0.89]$ superkaramba kroller.theme
karamba: TaskManager::TaskManager()
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "kroller.py", line 53, in ?
import string, re, os, time
ImportError: /usr/lib/python2.2/lib-dynload/timemodule.so: undefined symbol: PyInt_FromLong
------------------------------------------------------
What does ImportError mean?

It means that I couldn't load a python add-on for kroller.theme
If this is a regular theme and doesn't use python
extensions, than nothing is wrong.
------------------------------------------------------ - May 10 2003
KPopper (SuperKaramba menu theme)

Karamba & Superkaramba 11 comments

Score 50.0%
May 13 2003
Using superkaramba .23 I can't get it to work right. When I click on it, it jumps up and disappears before I can click on anything. This is KDE 3.1 on a RedHat box. - May 09 2003
RoundBar for SuperKaramba

Karamba & Superkaramba 57 comments

Score 50.0%
May 11 2003
In answer to your last question: Yes. I get a somewhat different response if I type "superkaramba" at the command line instead of "karamba" but it doesn't show up anywhere either way. It just moves klipper up and occupies a blank space on the screen. If I right-click in the area where it opened, I get the expected karamba menu, but there is nothing visible otherwise. - May 04 2003
Okay. So, I downloaded and installed superkaramba 0.2.1 today and got the latest version of RoundBar (both today). It takes up some screen real estate (I know because kicker gets moved up) but I don't actually see anything there. When I look at the command line, I see this error:

File "RoundBar.py", line 140
'openProfile', 'webbrowsing') elif Position == 5 :
^
SyntaxError: invalid syntax
Failed to load a python module for RoundBar - May 04 2003
I never actually see anything. When I start it from the command line, I keep getting the following error:

NameError: global name 'kdePath' is not defined

This is with the latest version, downloaded May 2, and using super-karamba 0.17-1. - May 03 2003
Hmmmm! I went in and corrected the path on all apps in RoundBar.py and now none of the images shows up. - Apr 23 2003
Karamba Ink Level Monitor

Karamba & Superkaramba 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 16 2003
Got it now. The x,y coordinates were off the screen. - Apr 18 2003
I modified ink.pl so that the raw device would be /dev/lp0. Now when I run the script, I see the expected output. But when I run the Karamba theme, I still see nothing. - Apr 17 2003
It's a nice idea and I do have an Epson printer. But when I start Karamba with this theme, I don't see anything on my screen. I tried it again as root and still no results. I do have esputil and it can read my ink levels. I also installed the ink.pl script in /usr/local/bin. So, what else would it take to make it work? - Apr 16 2003
Krux

KDE 3.0-3.4 Themes 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 31 2002
Looks exactly like the window decorations for old Helix Code Gnome. Frankly, I'm amazed that anybody thought it was worth copying. Iwas trying to get rid of it as soon as I saw it. - Oct 31 2002
sky's keramik gkrellm

Various Stuff 5 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 14 2002
It's my regular Gkrellm theme now. Have you submitted his to Muhri? - Oct 14 2002
sky's keramic gkrellm

Various Stuff 4 comments

Score 50.0%
Oct 10 2002
Good idea, but not as readable as I would like. I am using the r9x theme with Keramik now. It has better contrast and is much more readable. - Oct 13 2002
IcOsX Theme 0.7

Icon Sub-Sets 124 comments

by shok
Score 50.0%
Nov 08 2002
Sounds like a classic MTU problem. You ought to reset the value using ifconfig and see what happens. - Sep 05 2002
keramik style + translucent kicker

KDE 3.x Window Decorations 131 comments

by KrAzY
Score 60.0%
Jun 23 2002
The script build_keramik.sh fails, because it can't find /us/bin/autoheader-2.53. This is stupid, since the file is right where it expects it to be, but the script fails anyway. I am seeing this on a RedHat 7.2 box. - Jun 26 2002
k_acqua_splash

KDE 3.x Splash Screens 6 comments

Score 50.0%
Apr 28 2003
The script build_keramik.sh fails because it can't find /usr/bin/autoheader-2.53. This is stupid, because I have that file right where the script expects it and the script still fails. This is happening on a RedHat 7.2 box. - Jun 26 2002
K-Nine05r

Noatun Skins 5 comments

by Frank
Score 50.0%
Oct 06 2001
I like the design, but the play buttons are way too dark. I lightened mine up with Gimp. - Jun 08 2002
super fast kde startup for Red Hat 7.3

Various Stuff 4 comments

Score 50.0%
May 21 2002
In my case, I just replaced /usr/bin/startkde with the supplied script. The problem is it didn't start any faster and it also blew away all of my preferences. Maybe an explanation for that stuff is in the missing README. PLOINK!! - May 18 2002