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Month: January 2011

Re: [trinity-users] Clarification announcement!

From: Greg Madden <gomadtroll@...>
Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 07:40:31 -0900

On Wednesday 26 January 2011 02:00:48 am Thierry de Coulon 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 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.

i used the 'export' command to set up the environment to run Trinity.
The Trinity website used to have instructions on how to do this. The web site has 
grown, can't find it now. 

If you run the Trinity DE you don't need to do this, if you run another WM or DE 
you do.