Google Gadget For Linux

refer here http://code.google.com/p/google-gadgets-for-linux/wiki/HowToBuild

I manage to make it work on CentOS 5.2

first time compile it complete smoothly .. but.

first time run it said cannot load ..

error-ggl-gadget.png

then do

yum install xulrunner-devel xulrunner-devel-unstable

re-compile..

and again try run

ggl-gtk

did’nt work.. then try.

ggl-gtk –help

then try

ggl-gtk -ns

then take a peek at /usr/local/share/google-gadgets

ggl-gtk analog-clock

… and it ask for permission to allow this to access network and bla..bla.. click yes..

and yes.. it popup nicely.. at the sidebar..

google-gadget-onlinux.png

another screenshot..

desktop-nbnamran-7nov.png

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  1. namran says:

    this would then make this app as ..

    the best yahoo messenger for centos

    .. after pidgin.. hehehe 😎

    as it had supersede the pidgin capabilities to perform
    some additional task which is not available in pidgin..

    may be you had been using other messenger..
    kindly post your comment in the form below ..

    p/s : don’t shoot the messenger..

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  2. arlie_bcx says:

    I did the steps above but got this message while installing:

    warning: rpmts_HdrFromFdno: Header V3 DSA signature: NOKEY, key ID 217521f6

    GPG key retrieval failed: [Errno 5] OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: ‘/etc/pki/rpm-gpg/RPM-GPG-KEY-EPEL’

    I’m using CentOS 5.6

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