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Author Topic: Icewm install error  (Read 6153 times)
nightflier
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« Reply #30 on: February 24, 2013, 03:06:29 pm »

Please keep in mind that we're talking older software on newer hardware here. The amd64 (x86-64) platform came to desktops with the AMD Athlon 64, which gave the Pentium 4 a run for the money. Only some later versions of the P4 were 64 bit capable.

Point is, if you're running a 64 bit system, you should have plenty of power to run a modern desktop environment. I suspect mostly diehard IceWM veterans, who don't mind a few quirks, will be interested in this setup. My salutations!
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« Reply #31 on: February 25, 2013, 04:12:10 am »


I build gmrun for VL 7.0...pls try it
http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.0/x86/gmrun-0.9.2-x86_64-1vl70.txz
http://vlcore.vectorlinux.com/pkg/untested/veclinux-7.0/x86_64/gmrun-0.9.2-x86_64-1vl70.txz

This mod will give you the IceWM window manager with pcmanfm-mod managing the desktop. Included are scripts for auto-mounting removable media without using hal or gvfs.

Know issues:
The trash feature is not supported.
Auto-mount only works on media inserted after login. Drives with media already present will be ignored.

I use VL 7.0 Light with fluxbox and pcmanfm...I able to make trashcan working in pcmanfm...install gvfs and modify the xinitrc.fluxbox as below...you must have dbus install for it to work...

Quote
#!/bin/sh
# $XConsortium: xinitrc.cpp,v 1.4 91/08/22 11:41:34 rws Exp $

userresources=$HOME/.Xresources
usermodmap=$HOME/.Xmodmap
sysresources=/etc/X11/xinit/.Xresources
sysmodmap=/etc/X11/xinit/.Xmodmap

# merge in defaults and keymaps

if [ -f $sysresources ]; then
    xrdb -merge $sysresources
fi

if [ -f $sysmodmap ]; then
    xmodmap $sysmodmap
fi

if [ -f $userresources ]; then
    xrdb -merge $userresources
fi

if [ -f $usermodmap ]; then
    xmodmap $usermodmap
fi

# autorun xinitrc.d scripts - might conflict with below dbus-lauch scripts
#if [ -d /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d ]; then
#  for f in /etc/X11/xinit/xinitrc.d/*; do
#    [ -x "$f" ] && . "$f"
#  done
#  unset f
#fi

# Start the window manager:
if [ -z "$DESKTOP_SESSION" -a -x /usr/bin/ck-launch-session ]; then
  #exec ck-launch-session /usr/bin/startfluxbox
  if [ -x /usr/bin/dbus-launch ]; then
   # run with dbus-launch if it exists
   exec ck-launch-session dbus-launch --exit-with-session /usr/bin/startfluxbox
  else
   exec ck-launch-session /usr/bin/startfluxbox
  fi
else
  exec /usr/bin/startfluxbox
fi
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« Reply #32 on: February 25, 2013, 04:40:20 am »

Thank you, hata_ph.

64-bit version tests good. Will need to do another 32-bit install to test the other one later.

Appreciate the info on modifying the WM launcher. I did try that, but had several issues with that configuration, at least while showing desktop icons. Maybe fluxbox handles it differently from icewm.
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« Reply #33 on: February 25, 2013, 02:15:38 pm »

32-bit package works fine too.

Now, if we could get the issue with the udisks/mdadm package(s) fixed, the mod package could go into repo.  Smiley
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« Reply #34 on: February 25, 2013, 04:42:25 pm »

32-bit package works fine too.

Now, if we could get the issue with the udisks/mdadm package(s) fixed, the mod package could go into repo.  Smiley

what problem u encounter?
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« Reply #35 on: February 25, 2013, 06:29:53 pm »

Udisks has an unsatisfied dep of mdadm:
http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=17395.msg96057#msg96057

Not sure if mdadm is really needed for udisks, but it would be nice to have in the repo anyway.
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« Reply #36 on: February 25, 2013, 07:01:54 pm »

Udisks has an unsatisfied dep of mdadm:
http://forum.vectorlinux.com/index.php?topic=17395.msg96057#msg96057

Not sure if mdadm is really needed for udisks, but it would be nice to have in the repo anyway.

I have rebuild udisk and build mdadm in the untested repo...pls try it...
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« Reply #37 on: March 07, 2013, 03:27:39 am »

Have what should be the final version. First, the deps:
Code:
ORBit2 >= 2.14.19
aumix >= 2.9.1
gmrun >= 0.9.2
gtkdialog >= 0.8.0
icewm >= 1.3.7
libatasmart >= 0.17
obmixer >= 0.11
udisks >= 1.0.4
upower >= 0.9.15
yad >= 0.19.0
zenity >= 2.30.0
Until package is in repo, you need to manually install all of these first.
If you add it to a full VL64-7.0, there should be no problem.
On a stripped down install, you may need to forcefully install udisks.

Finally, the (unofficial) mod package: http://cincibjj.com/tmp/icewmvmods-3-x86_64-4vl70.txz

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