GTK Ubuntu Precise packaging success
krh at bitplanet.net
Wed Apr 18 18:06:08 PDT 2012
On Wed, Apr 18, 2012 at 6:11 PM, <darxus at chaosreigns.com> wrote:
> On 04/18, Rune Kjær Svendsen wrote:
>> Pretty cool Darxus! Works as well on a Precise live CD (USB stick). I only
> Nice, thanks.
>> had to replace the second "apt-get upgrade" with "apt-get dist-upgrade".
> Yeah, sorry about that, I already fixed that in the directions in the PPA.
>> Then I went to a VT and restarted lightdm with:
>> sudo service lightdm restart
>> and ran:
>> unity --reset
>> on the same VT
>> Back at VT 7 unity had restarted and weston ran fine (got some errors like
>> "Internal error:�� Could not resolve keysym SunProps/SunFront/SunOpen"
> That's normal, I don't know what it is.
Should be fixed in most recent xbkcommon.
>> though). The programs you mentioned all ran fine initially, but it all
>> went downhill when I tried running weston from a VT to get it in full
>> screen mode (yeah yeah, total hubris, I know). Now some programs start,
>> but crash when I mouse over them, and the more complex programs (like...
>> anything but calculator) don't start at all.
> Weird. Only thing I can think of that *might* be related is having
> another instance of weston running. I've seen some weird things happen
> related to that. Try running "killall weston" and then trying again.
>> Would there be a way to get weston to run from a VT? That is, in full
>> screen mode?
> Yup. weston needs to be suid root (or run from weston-launcher, which
> isn't included in v0.85). So:
> sudo chown root ~/install/bin/weston
> sudo chmod +s ~/install/bin/weston
> Then run weston from your VT.
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