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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3 Responses

  1. ahstod says:

    going ubuntu? you’ll still need centos5 VM to compile centos binary and RPMs …

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  2. `narumi says:

    welcome to ubuntu world heh2..

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  3. namran says:

    Is not going ubuntu..

    the above post is due to ‘silly’ mistake of pressing ‘next’..

    next time not to trust default
    setting of distro installation playing with
    ‘real’ partition..

    managed to recover some partition with

    http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/TestDisk

    .. my “/home” is still missing ,though..
    collecting bit by bit at the moment..
    hahaha..

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