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Re: Installing Étoilé or CAIRO (Was - So , honestly, is GNUStep a viable


From: Mark Grice
Subject: Re: Installing Étoilé or CAIRO (Was - So , honestly, is GNUStep a viable development opt ion)
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2007 18:04:37 -0500

OK, so I am getting a slightly better picture.

Let me drill down on one thing: Cameleon.

I find it in my Synaptic Package manager. I click on it and install it
plus it's "Data" file, which appears to be the Nesedah theme. When
finished, I wonder... OK, what do I have? How do I use it?

I look around... It APPEARS to be a shell script in my /usr/bin
directory. And it SEEMS to be run/installed by simply typing:

Camaelon Nesedah.theme

I run my GNUStep apps again, and -wow- they're different.

Is that all it takes to install/use Camaelon?

On Nov 13, 2007 12:04 PM, Ingolf Jandt <address@hidden> wrote:
> Mark Grice wrote:
> > [...]
> >
> > Etoile, Cameleon, and Cairo. They seem to be code branches ...
> nope, they are totally different things:
> * Étoilé is a Desktop Environment based on GNUstep. so far not in stable
> state. see www.etoile-project.org
> * Camaelon is a theme engine. It is used by Étoilé and is hosted in
> their repository, but can also be used independently. see
> http://www.etoile-project.org/etoile/mediawiki/index.php?title=Camaelon
> * Cairo is a graphic library (http://www.cairographics.org/), which can
> be used by GNUstep for drawing. see
> http://wiki.gnustep.org/index.php/Backend (-- read also
> http://gnustep.made-it.com/BuildGuide/index.html and/or run ./configure
> --help in the back directory.)
> ingolf
>
>
>




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