3.7a on Linux: A few install notes and problems
milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca
Mon Jun 28 15:04:51 UTC 2004
FWIW, when I tried in the past, I was never able to get the plugin working
under Koqueror or Mozilla. I still need to try that using 3.7. Sounds like
you at least got it working which is encouraging,
On June 28, 2004 04:05 am, muyuubyou wrote:
> I installed the Debian packages first, and then the plug-in.
> Installing the plug-in broke my previous debian installation and I had
> to reinstall.
> Also, first thing it asks when using the plug-in is to upgrade (from
> within the browser). That caught me for a while, hanging my browser.
> Reason: I was running the browser as non-root (for security reasons,
> this is a good idea, and sometimes not an option if you're running a
> multi-user environment).
> So basically you CAN'T update the plug-in if the browser is run as
> non-root, and the user has to figure this out (my guess is many will
> be clueless and dissapointed).
> On Mon, 28 Jun 2004 01:54:59 -0400, Milan Zimmermann
> <milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > Lex,
> > Thanks - it sounds like one should pretend "squeak" does not exist and
> > just run "inisqueak", even when running multiple times, is that right? I
> > have to try tomorrow .. it was confusing to me, as "ini" sounded like
> > run-one-time-only .. plus i did not initially know what it does, so i
> > copied the image and changes and did setup a shell script to run squeak
> > with that image.
> > Thanks Milan
> > On June 24, 2004 01:19 pm, Lex Spoon wrote:
> > > Milan Zimmermann <milan.zimmermann at sympatico.ca> wrote:
> > > > I noticed the inisqueak yesterday (after I already manully unzipped
> > > > the 2 gz files). Is the idea that if I run it after install, then all
> > > > I have to do is to execute "squeak" with no parameters and it will
> > > > point to the installed image? If so, that's good, although it would
> > > > be nice if running "inisqueak" was not necessary (and be part of the
> > > > rpm install if possible), while minor it would be nice to have sort
> > > > of a 1-click install.
> > >
> > > That is what inisqueak is -- just type "inisqueak" and it will set up
> > > your directory and run Squeak. If the directory is already set up then
> > > it simply runs Squeak, and does not overwrite your files. Further, at
> > > least one Unix distribution of Squeak puts inisqueak into the Gnome and
> > > KDE menus; that menu item uses "inisqueak" as well.
> > >
> > > I do wish that "inisqueak" was called "squeak" and that "squeak" was
> > > called "squeakvm", however. That way, newbies would guess the right
> > > thing by default and have one less thing to worry about. But, it is
> > > hard to change now that so many people are using Squeak already.
> > >
> > >
> > > -Lex
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