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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:13 pm

Fluxbox

I know this is not an installation help-line, but I am wondering if someone can help me on this. I am trying to install fluxbox on my CentOS computer, and I am following this wiki: http://fluxbox.org/docbook/en/fluxbox-docs.html#AEN98

I am trying to install the 0.1.14 version and am getting this:

[Kevan@localhost ~]$ tar xzvf fluxbox-0.1.14.tar.gz
fluxbox-0.1.14/
fluxbox-0.1.14/README
fluxbox-0.1.14/stamp-h.in
fluxbox-0.1.14/AUTHORS
fluxbox-0.1.14/COPYING
fluxbox-0.1.14/ChangeLog
fluxbox-0.1.14/INSTALL
fluxbox-0.1.14/Makefile.am
fluxbox-0.1.14/Makefile.in
fluxbox-0.1.14/NEWS
fluxbox-0.1.14/TODO
fluxbox-0.1.14/aclocal.m4
....................this goes on a while.................
[Kevan@localhost fluxbox-0.1.14]$ make
cd . \
  && CONFIG_FILES= CONFIG_HEADERS=config.h \
    /bin/sh ./config.status
config.status: creating config.h
config.status: config.h is unchanged
config.status: executing default-1 commands
.......................................as does this...................................
make[3]: *** [Basemenu.o] Error 1
make[3]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src'
make[2]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14'
make: *** [all] Error 2
[Kevan@localhost fluxbox-0.1.14]$ su - root
Password:
[root@localhost ~]# make install
make: *** No rule to make target `install'.  Stop.
[root@localhost ~]#                     


Can I get any help?
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:30 pm

Re: Fluxbox

I think you missed the actual error in your post.  Look further up in your error messages. 

You should also try one of these commands.  One of these is usually a part of the Makefile but not all the time.  If it is then it will give you an idea of what is happening.

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# make test

  Code:
# make check
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 12:48 pm

Re: Fluxbox

This is what I get:

[Kevan@localhost fluxbox-0.1.14]$ make test
make: *** No rule to make target `test'.  Stop.
[Kevan@localhost fluxbox-0.1.14]$ make check
Making check in data
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/data'
Making check in styles
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/data/styles'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/data/styles'
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/data'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check-am'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/data'
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/data'
Making check in doc
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/doc'
make[1]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/doc'
Making check in nls
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls'
Making check in C
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/C'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/C'
Making check in da_DK
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/da_DK'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/da_DK'
Making check in es_ES
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/es_ES'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/es_ES'
Making check in et_EE
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/et_EE'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/et_EE'
Making check in fr_FR
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/fr_FR'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/fr_FR'
Making check in pt_BR
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/pt_BR'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/pt_BR'
Making check in ru_RU
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/ru_RU'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/ru_RU'
Making check in sv_SE
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/sv_SE'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/sv_SE'
Making check in tr_TR
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/tr_TR'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/tr_TR'
Making check in it_IT
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/it_IT'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/it_IT'
Making check in pt_PT
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/pt_PT'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/pt_PT'
Making check in bg_BG
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/bg_BG'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/bg_BG'
Making check in ja_JP
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/ja_JP'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/ja_JP'
Making check in lv_LV
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/lv_LV'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls/lv_LV'
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check-am'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls'
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/nls'
Making check in src
make[1]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src'
Making check in FbTk
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src/FbTk'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for `check'.
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src/FbTk'
make[2]: Entering directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src'
source='Basemenu.cc' object='Basemenu.o' libtool=no \
depfile='.deps/Basemenu.Po' tmpdepfile='.deps/Basemenu.TPo' \
depmode=gcc3 /bin/sh ../depcomp \
g++ -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I..  -Wall -DLOCALEPATH="/usr/local/share/fluxbox/nls" -DDEFAULTMENU="/usr/local/share/fluxbox/menu" -DDEFAULTSTYLE="/usr/local/share/fluxbox/styles/Clean" -DDEFAULTKEYSFILE="/usr/local/share/fluxbox/keys" -DDEFAULT_INITFILE="/usr/local/share/fluxbox/init" -IFbTk  -g -O2  -I/usr/X11R6/include -DSHAPE  -I/usr/X11R6/include -I/usr/include/freetype2 -I/usr/include/freetype2/config -I/usr/X11R6/include  -c -o Basemenu.o `test -f Basemenu.cc || echo './'`Basemenu.cc
In file included from fluxbox.hh:30,
                from Basemenu.cc:37:
Resource.hh: In constructor `Resource<T>::Resource(ResourceManager&, T, const std::string&, const std::string&)':
Resource.hh:74: error: invalid use of undefined type `struct ResourceManager'
Resource.hh:59: error: forward declaration of `struct ResourceManager'
Resource.hh: In destructor `virtual Resource<T>::~Resource()':
Resource.hh:77: error: invalid use of undefined type `struct ResourceManager'
Resource.hh:59: error: forward declaration of `struct ResourceManager'
make[2]: *** [Basemenu.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src'
make[1]: *** [check-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/Kevan/fluxbox-0.1.14/src'
make: *** [check-recursive] Error 1
[Kevan@localhost fluxbox-0.1.14]$
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 1:29 pm

Re: Fluxbox

If CentOs = Redhat then you could just download the RPMs, I know it's not as fun as compiling you own, but it is easier ;)

Just grab the fedora pakage from: http://fluxbox.sourceforge.net/download.php

install as root with
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rpm -i downloadedFile.rpm


it's only 0.9 but it should still work.
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 2:27 pm

Re: Fluxbox

I get this:

[Kevan@localhost ~]$ rpm -i fluxbox.rpm
warning: fluxbox.rpm: V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID b8693f2c
error: Failed dependencies:
        libImlib2.so.1 is needed by fluxbox-0.9.13-1.rhfc3.nr.i386
        pyxdg is needed by fluxbox-0.9.13-1.rhfc3.nr.i386
[Kevan@localhost ~]$
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:25 pm

Re: Fluxbox

i dont use CentOS but the usual procedure is:

./configure
make
make install

did you run the configure script?  what does the README say? you did read that first to see if you have to install any dependencies first right?
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:30 pm

Re: Fluxbox

Kevan
  I know that you are new and you are getting some great feedback here but I am going to suggest that you utilize the resources available to you through your Linux distribution's forums.  Not only will you get more timely and helpful responses but also they will be more accurate to your distribution's packages.  You should check here: http://www.centos.org/modules/newbb/index.php?cat=3
You should search these forums before you post your questions as somebody may have already had the same problem and a solution may already be posted.

That said, of course I am going to leave you with some advice.

First, you are obviously missing some dependencies and need to install the appropriate packages.  I like to search for RPMs or the files contained in the RPM at: http://rpmfind.net/linux/rpm2html/search.php

Second, when you are installing RPMs I suggest you use the command "rpm -Uvh" as these options will update, be verbose, and print hash marks as to the install progress.  Update will properly handle updates to software and if it is not installed then it will just install it, verbose gives you more detailed output of the install process, and hashs show you the progress of the install so you know when something is done or has stalled.

Hope that helps.
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 3:59 pm

Re: Fluxbox

I did not know that CentOS had a forum. I did however post the same question at LinuxQuestions.org and they could not figure out the problem and the site was down for a while.

I guess I thought what better place to ask then at  a forum full of people that know computers inside and out?
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 4:58 pm

Re: Fluxbox

and you ran ./configure first?
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 5:36 pm

Re: Fluxbox

Yah. I just need to somehow get those dependencies. I wouldn't think it would be so hard to install.
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 7:58 pm

Re: Fluxbox

Try adding the following lines to your /etc/yum.conf file:

[kbs-CentOS-Extras]
name=CentOS.Karan.Org-EL$releasever - Stable
gpgcheck=1
gpgkey=http://centos.karan.org/RPM-GPG-KEY-karan.org.txt
enabled=1
baseurl=http://centos.karan.org/el$releasever/extras/stable/$basearch/RPMS/[/color][/b]


Next run the following command to import the GPG signature for the centos.karan.org repository:



Then run a yum install fluxbox I just tried it and it worked. Below is what I saw from my centos 4.4 system.

[mark@kermit ~]$ sudo yum install fluxbox
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Package fluxbox.i386 0:0.9.15.1-2.el4.kb set to be updated
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: libImlib2.so.1 for package: fluxbox
--> Processing Dependency: pyxdg for package: fluxbox
--> Processing Dependency: artwiz-aleczapka-fonts for package: fluxbox
--> Restarting Dependency Resolution with new changes.
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Package imlib2.i386 0:1.2.1-2.el4.kb set to be updated
---> Package pyxdg.noarch 0:0.15-1.el4.kb.1 set to be updated
---> Package artwiz-aleczapka-fonts.noarch 0:1.3-3.el4.kb set to be updated
--> Running transaction check

Dependencies Resolved

=============================================================================
Package                Arch      Version          Repository        Size
=============================================================================
Installing:
fluxbox                i386      0.9.15.1-2.el4.kb  kbs-CentOS-Extras  816 k
Installing for dependencies:
artwiz-aleczapka-fonts  noarch    1.3-3.el4.kb    kbs-CentOS-Extras  114 k
imlib2                  i386      1.2.1-2.el4.kb  kbs-CentOS-Extras  548 k
pyxdg                  noarch    0.15-1.el4.kb.1  kbs-CentOS-Extras  81 k

Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      4 Package(s)
Update      0 Package(s)
Remove      0 Package(s)
Total download size: 1.5 M
Is this ok [y/N]:


Hope it helps!
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Post Mon Mar 26, 2007 9:11 pm

Re: Fluxbox

Didn't you have to open that as root? How did you do that?
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Post Tue Mar 27, 2007 8:50 am

Re: Fluxbox

Yes as root you have to edit the /etc/yum.conf

To open it you need to do from the command line a
vi /etc/yum.conf


Once in the vi editor go to the bottom of the file by pressing shift+G

Then hit the i to get into edit mode and paste the lines from my previous post. Once they have been pasted hit the esc key to get back to command mode then do a :wq! to save the file and exit.

If you don't want to use vi because it can be hard to grasp at first. I would suggest using pico and to edit the file with pico you should be able to do a pico /etc/yum.conf I don't have access to pico right now to send you the sequence you need to update the file but I think you might be able to figure out how to do it using pico's help.

If you don't know what vi is or are not comfortable with it. I would suggest this site as a place to start: http://www.eng.hawaii.edu/Tutor/vi.html

If you are in the GUI of centos gedit or kedit should give you the ability to edit the file.
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Post Tue Mar 27, 2007 9:03 am

Re: Fluxbox

OK, I have fluxbox installed, now how can I configure it to have my programs in it's menu? I did it the manual way by opening the hidden fluxbox folder and rewriting the menu text, but nothing works.

See: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questions ... p?t=540898
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Post Wed Mar 28, 2007 2:31 pm

Re: Fluxbox

I now have a webpage uploaded explaining the installation. Let me know if you want your handle or name on it.
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