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Howto add Qt support for geordi revised

« 19 April 2009 | 23:06 | Howtos, Linux, Programming, Qt | 1 Comment »

It’s time to write revised instructions for how to add Qt support for Geordi. The following versions were used: GHC 6.10.2 Geordi 2009-04-18 (from darcs repo, num patches: 425) Qt 4.5.0 Start with installing Qt inside Geordi rt: ./configure -prefix /path/to/geordi/rt/usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.5.0 make make install Add to prelude/prelude.hpp: #include Recompile prelude: scripts/compile-prelude Remove from compile-config/COMPILE_FLAGS: -pedantic-errors […]

How to switch Qt version in Ubuntu

« 16 March 2008 | 2:10 | Howtos, Linux, Programming, Qt | 13 Comments »

It’s surprising how often people seem to ponder how to switch between different Qt/Qtopia versions when they have multiple versions of Qt/Qtopia installed. All what really matters is to have the right qmake in PATH at time. Even if it might not be that hard to write a shell script to do the switch, I […]

Howto add Qt support for geordi

« 24 January 2008 | 15:34 | Howtos, Linux, Programming, Qt | No Comments »

Install Qt to geordi rt: ./configure -prefix /path/to/geordi/rt/usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.3.3 make make install Remove from compile-config: -pedantic-errors Add to compile-config: -D_REENTRANT -DQT_SHARED -DQT_CORE_LIB -I/usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.3.3/include -I/usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.3.3/include/QtCore -L/usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.3.3/lib -lQtCore -lpthread -ldl Add to prelude/prelude.h: #include <QtCore/QtCore> #include </usr/local/Trolltech/Qt-4.3.3/mkspecs/linux-g++/qplatformdefs.h>

Howto install geordi on Ubuntu

« 24 January 2008 | 15:16 | Howtos, Linux, Programming | No Comments »

Many people seem to have problems with installing geordi on Ubuntu. This article extends geordi installation instructions with necessary steps to make a successful installation on Ubuntu Gutsy. First of all, it is very important to grab ghc6 from Ubuntu repositories, not from! The one from will give you the following error when […]

Installing Kubuntu from an USB-stick

« 1 November 2007 | 20:36 | Howtos, Linux | No Comments »

My CD/DVD-drive broke recently so I decided to try installing Kubuntu Gutsy from an USB-stick. I have been using alternate installers ever since my bad experiences (crashes, lost partitions.. probably my fault but still) with the desktop installer in its early days. So I started with downloading kubuntu-7.10-alternate-i386.iso and by following these instructions: I […]