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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Clarification announcement!

From: Robert Xu <robxu9@...>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 06:41:32 -0500
On Jan 26, 2011, at 6:00, Thierry de Coulon <tdecoulon@...> wrote:

> On 1/25/11, Robert Xu <robxu9@...> wrote:
>> TQt - the brains behind Trinity, using Qt3 and (soon) Qt4 to render
>> our Desktop Environment.
>> If any app wanted to, they could start using TQt and then not worry
>> about Qt3 -> Qt4 -> Qt5 changes.
> Interresting. How do one start TQt?

You don't need to start it. The application will automatically call
TQt to render its interface. It's been doing that for most 3.5.12

>> You have to run a separate script to launch Trinity apps? I have never had
>> to.
> Well, at the moment I run Ubuntu Maverick Meerkat with Trinity
> installed  _but_ a Gnome/AWN Desktop (actually I recently moved to
> Ubuntu because Mepis was going KDE 4, and I at first did not trust
> "K"ubuntu, then for the moment stayed there) I do have a test install
> of Debian lenny + Trinity, but Debian tends to be a little old in
> stable.
> So, if I try to start a KDE3 (sorry, Trinity :) app I get "the program
> is not installed". Following some info I start my apps with scripts
> like:
> #!/bin/bash
> PATH=/opt/kde3/bin:/opt/kde3/games:/opt/kde3/bin:$PATH
> KDEDIRS=/usr/:/opt/kde3/ KDEHOME=$HOME/.kde3
> XDG_DATA_DIRS=/opt/kde3/share/:/usr/share/ MANPATH=/opt/kde3/share/man
> kalzium
> I imagine I should be able to setup these paths somewhere, but did not
> have time to look where until now.

Try throwing all these paths into your ~/.bashrc for now. I know that
the variables are supposed to be set, so I'd have to look into it

> As I like Mepis better than Ubuntu, I do hope that Trinity will
> developp to a stage where Warren decides to use it (as he wisely did
> not take up KDE 4 for a long time).

More support is always nice :)