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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Jul 6 07:53:09 PDT 2009




Yea, normally you can just update the command listed in the .desktop file, or whatever menu file
you happen to be using.

If you open "konsole" and enter "runports /usr/local/bin/pencil" do you get any error?


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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

On Mon, 6 Jul 2009, Jeff wrote:

> 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
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>       Jeff,
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>       It should just work if you update the .desktop file to use :
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>       "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:
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>       > 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?
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>       > ...Jeff
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