[PC-BSD Testing] Running program from runports and KDE menu?

Jeff dejamuse at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 6 07:37:19 PDT 2009

Oh yeah, hidden file in my user directory.  But no entry for pencil.

--- On Mon, 7/6/09, Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org> wrote:

From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] Running program from runports and KDE menu?
To: "PC-BSD Testing list" <testing at lists.pcbsd.org>
Date: Monday, July 6, 2009, 9:51 AM


It should just work if you update the .desktop file to use :

"runports /usr/local/bin/pencil"

By default anything you pass as argument 1 to runports, will get executed in a runports environment, and should work.

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

On Sun, 5 Jul 2009, Jeff wrote:

> I compiled Pencil from ports and it runs fine from the runports prompt, but it did not put itself in the KDE menu.  I manually put the path
> to the binary /usr/local/bin/pencil as the command but if failed to start and then it occurred to me that's because it needs to use
> runports.
> Tried: 'runports && /usr/local/bin' and still no go.
> How can I put a port I built into the KDE menu without having to use runports manually first?
> ...Jeff
> !DSPAM:1,4a512022825691004619467!
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