[scribus] Idiot wants to build 1.5.0 from source
mrdocs at scribus.net
Wed Jun 22 18:16:19 UTC 2011
On 06/22/2011 04:32 PM, a.l.e wrote:
>> You can also invent commands and put them in /usr/bin, so for
>> example, as root, cd to /usr/bin and type
>> ln -s /usr/local/scribus_svn/bin/scribus scribus150
> normally, /usr/local/bin should be in your path. you should define the symlink in there, not in /usr/bin (which is managed by your distribution)
> generally, you shouldn't become root for such task. you should learn to use sudo, instead.
Not necessarily. This is the default for Ubuntu and friends, but for
most all of the rpm based distros, you specifically need to add a user
to enable sudo.
It is a matter of taste, but one of the first things I do on an Ubuntu
install is make root have a real password.. Just taste :)
> the command should also be:
> $ cd /usr/local/bin
> $ sudo ln -s bin/scribus scribus150
> where "/usr/local/scribus_svn/" should be replaced by the place where you have installed the self compiled version of scribus.
> hope that helps
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