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Bronco Billy


Joined: 27 Dec 2009
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PostPosted: Mon 25 Jan 2010, 20:31    Post_subject:  Application Installation Question(s)...........  

How Do I Install this Application? (http://www.wviewweather.com/) To Puppy431.... I Down Loaded It and Unzipped it to a Folder....
That's It.... I Have NO Idea what to Do Now.... Any Help would be Greatly Appreciated from Friend or Foe.... Smile Thanks and Have a Great Day.... Smile

Ps.. Bronco Billy is in Dire Need of New Found Knowledge.....
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mikeb


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PostPosted: Mon 25 Jan 2010, 21:37    Post_subject:  

Well looks feasable...after a quick look the debian lenny package and a couple of dependencies needed (radlib/libgd2)...sooo you can either manually try to put this together or make a request for a pet to be made in the 'additional software ' section and usually someone there does the magic.

manually...
http://www.wviewweather.com/apt/lenny/pool/main/w/wview/
http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages

the first is the precompiled binary and the latter for getting any dependencies...search and go from the lenny i386 ones.
Get used to doing it this way and running from a terminal to track down what's needed and you are free to pick up all sorts and get them running.
There's usually something available to unpack debs and they just get extracted to '/' The debian site lists everything you need I a pretty straightforward way and their stuff works.

Run pfix=ram with a frugal setup and you can test to your hearts content ...

hope that helps

mike

ps even if you felt like compiling you still have to chase up the dependancies
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Bronco Billy


Joined: 27 Dec 2009
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PostPosted: Mon 25 Jan 2010, 23:03    Post_subject: Thanks a Ton Mike...... But I Think I Hit The Wall.....
Sub_title: On the Manual Install.. Too much for Me at this point in Time....
 

mikeb wrote:
Well looks feasable...after a quick look the debian lenny package and a couple of dependencies needed (radlib/libgd2)...sooo you can either manually try to put this together or make a request for a pet to be made in the 'additional software ' section and usually someone there does the magic.

manually...
http://www.wviewweather.com/apt/lenny/pool/main/w/wview/
http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages

the first is the precompiled binary and the latter for getting any dependencies...search and go from the lenny i386 ones.
Get used to doing it this way and running from a terminal to track down what's needed and you are free to pick up all sorts and get them running.
There's usually something available to unpack debs and they just get extracted to '/' The debian site lists everything you need I a pretty straightforward way and their stuff works.

Run pfix=ram with a frugal setup and you can test to your hearts content ...

hope that helps

mike

ps even if you felt like compiling you still have to chase up the dependancies


Can Anyone Help Me Install This App Using WOLF.... http://bkhome.org/woof/ppm.htm..............
This Wolf Thing is Going to Make Puppy 431 the Most Powerful Linux in the World..... Could SomeOne Show Me How to Make it Work.... thanks a Bunch and Have a Great Day.... Smile
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Bronco Billy


Joined: 27 Dec 2009
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PostPosted: Tue 26 Jan 2010, 15:11    Post_subject:  OK Back to Trying MANUAL INSTALL....  

mikeb wrote:
Well looks feasable...after a quick look the debian lenny package and a couple of dependencies needed (radlib/libgd2)...sooo you can either manually try to put this together or make a request for a pet to be made in the 'additional software ' section and usually someone there does the magic.

manually...
http://www.wviewweather.com/apt/lenny/pool/main/w/wview/
http://www.debian.org/distrib/packages

the first is the precompiled binary and the latter for getting any dependencies...search and go from the lenny i386 ones.
Get used to doing it this way and running from a terminal to track down what's needed and you are free to pick up all sorts and get them running.
There's usually something available to unpack debs and they just get extracted to '/' The debian site lists everything you need I a pretty straightforward way and their stuff works.

Run pfix=ram with a frugal setup and you can test to your hearts content ...

hope that helps

mike

ps even if you felt like compiling you still have to chase up the dependancies


Could SomeOne Expand On what Mike Said Above....I Need a Lower 1. 2. 3. 4. Step Approach.... Thanks for Your Consideration and Have a Great Day..... Smile
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