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Dolphin Service Menus by zast 2 comments

Obsoleted by gwenview ('urpmi gwenview' or equivalent)? - Jan 10 2005
New KDE Defaults

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by yorkb 12 comments

Mandrake uses:
+- ...

+-Web Browsers


+-File Tools

More applications
+-... - Jul 30 2004
Send through Bluetooth

Dolphin Service Menus by dmnet 9 comments

Mandrake 10.0 includes kdebluetooth in contribs, and that works fine ... - Jul 08 2004
tar service menu

Dolphin Service Menus by dieselweasel 6 comments

How is this different from those provided with ark (or karchiver for that matter)?

I know it's cool making new actions, but is there a point duplicating ones that exist already? - Apr 22 2004

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by domine 51 comments

# urpmi python-devel

(BTW, easy way to find it is 'urpmf Python.h$') - Sep 30 2003
Kicker Pager MDK9.1 RPM

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by rex 8 comments

The entry for ~/.rpmmacros should be:

%__find_requires /path/to/find_requires_nonvidia %{?buildroot:%{buildroot}} %{?_target_cpu:%{_target_cpu}} - Jun 24 2003
Kicker Pager MDK9.1 RPM

Various KDE 1.-4. Improvements by rex 8 comments

Just redefine __find_requires instead.

In your ~/.rpmmacros, add something like this (one line):

%__find_requires /path/to/find_requires_nonvidia %__find_requires_path %{?buildroot:%{buildroot}} %{?_target_cpu:%{_target_cpu}}

And use as /path/to/find_requires_nonvidia - Jun 24 2003
SuperKaramba Mandrake 9.1 RPM

Karamba & Superkaramba by ageitgey 28 comments

Multi-distro support is feasible for simple packages (one something like samba supporting multiple releases of on distro is bad enough).

Here is a simple example of how this can be accomplished (sorry, it only demonstrates Mandarake, but it should be possible to extend it to any other distro):

You just use some script inside %() to define a macro, then you can test the macro later (ie with %if %macroname) to do any distro-specific stuff.

I contributed something like this to the spec file in the mysqlcc source, and it seems to work fine (at least for Mandrake).

If we can get all the detection stuff together, it would make life easier ... - May 09 2003
BootSplash Manager for Mandrake 9

Various Stuff by raist78 1 comment

AFAIK, the bootsplash manager is not available when it thinks you aren't using frambuffer.

To fix it, Mandrake Control Center->Boot->Boot Config->Configure LILO

Choose the default image, and choose a frame buffer mode from the drop-down box. Click all the OKs, then try running Boot-Confing again, and you should see it.

It will also allow you to run a tool that will allow you to create new bootsplash themes easily. - Jan 08 2003
Mosfet's Liquid Style for Mdk9 (RPM)

KDE 3.0-3.4 Themes by frame 24 comments

We (PLF) mailed Mosfet on a number of occasions to tell him that we would maintain RPMS for Mandrake, but he insists on ignoring this, and badmouthing Mandrake on his site, instead of making it easier for users to use his software by just having a link to

PLF does much more than just KDE themes, so we try to advertise as much as possible (which is why I am posting here, and many other places).

Anyone else who has valid content for PLF should join PLF to make one source of software that would otherwise not be appropriate (due to possible IP infringement etc) for the normal distro.

- Oct 31 2002
Mosfet's Liquid Style for Mdk9 (RPM)

KDE 3.0-3.4 Themes by frame 24 comments

Sorry, typo above, it should be:

(btw, all the software is accessible by urpmi, no need to manually download). - Aug 25 2002
Mosfet's Liquid Style for Mdk9 (RPM)

KDE 3.0-3.4 Themes by frame 24 comments

I would just like to let you guys know that the PLF (http://plf.zarb.rg) always has the latest version of liquid, built for cooker, and whatever releases anyone runs (at the moment 8.2).

Not only that but a lot of other software, including KDE themes such as qnix, keramik, the Crystal icons (OK, I guess you could use the tarball for that), some Windows-type themes, and lot's of other interesting software (xine, mplayer etc with all the best options enabled).

If you have't been there, you are missing out.

So, please refrain from duplication of effort, instead, join the PLF and package more software ...

Btw, PLF members have notified Mosfet that RPMs will be maintained, but he still insists on not updating the mosfet page to reflect this. I have posted messages on the liquid page here, but it seems some people don't read.

Btw, it is unlikely that liquid will ever be in Mandrake, due to similarities to Aqua.

Finally, note that pixieplus is in Mandrake contribs, no need to try and compile it for 9.0. - Aug 25 2002