I've downloaded an archive of a screen saver -- where does it belong?

Jonas Norlander jonorland at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 09:57:15 UTC 2008


2008/8/18 Peter Williams <pewtas at gmail.com>:
>
> Hello All Kubuntu fans,
>
> ´╗┐today I downloaded a screen saver from here:
> http://www.kde-look.org/content/download.php?content=29207&id=1&tan=87676054
>
> It is called KDE Asciiquarium... and the screen shot of it looks really
> cool... so I definitely want to install it. The problem is that I don't know
> the command to uncompress the file nor the file location where the files (in
> the archive) belong.
>
> The file which I have downloaded (containing the screen saver files) is
> named "29207-aasaver-0.3.2.tar.bz2". And it is located in the following
> folder on my pc:
>
> /home/user/Archives/Themes/  <--- folder e.g. my user name is 'user'.
>
> Can someone please tell me the exact command(s) which I need to enter in
> order to uncompress the screen saver to the correct location & all how to
> configure it. Note: I was able to open this archive file with one of the
> archive managers (I forget which one) and view its contents, however I have
> no idea where to put the files (e.g. where to uncompress them to).
>
> btw - I'm using Linux Kubuntu 8.04 (code named Hardy Heron) with KDE 4.0
> imsc.
>
> Best Regards and Happy Computing.
> PEW
>

You don't have to download it as it already are in the repro. Open
adept manager and install kdescreensaver-aasaver. The  file you
downloaded is the source code and if you want to install that you need
a compiler, headerfiles and libraries to be able to compile it.

/ Jonas


More information about the kubuntu-users mailing list