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

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Mon Jul 6 08:01:34 PDT 2009



Interesting, if I run "runports /usr/local/bin/bash" it works perfectly here. Enter "which pencil", what does
the path to pencil show up as?

If you just run "runports /usr/local/bin/bash" does it bring up the bash shell?

--
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

On Mon, 6 Jul 2009, Jeff wrote:

> Yes, command not found:
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> --- 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, 10:53 AM
> 
> 
> 
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>       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
>       >
>       >
>       >
>       >       Jeff,
>       >
>       >       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?
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>       >       > ...Jeff
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