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

Peter Williams pewtas at gmail.com
Mon Aug 18 16:17:26 UTC 2008


Hi Jonas and All,

2008/8/18 Jonas Norlander <jonorland at gmail.com>

> 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.
>

Thanks for telling me that. I did as you suggested and installed it with
Adept Package Manager.


>
> / Jonas
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Best Regards,
PEW

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