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Dima202

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« on: November 10, 2005, 05:23:34 am »
Hello to all. I guess I am a newb to this.
I just got my C860 ($350) and ofcourse installed pdaXrom right away.
Anyways everything was fine right up until I tried installing any app.
I run package manager and install the app from my sd.
When I try to run the app it asks me for a libgtk file? I don't understand why?
Where can I get one? Do I have to get a dif. one for every file?
Anyone have problems with this?

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« Reply #1 on: November 10, 2005, 05:31:17 am »
you install from or to your sd card?
Is you sd formatted in fat ext2 ext3 ?

Perhaps you install application from an old feed?

generally you should use what's available at this url:

http://mail.pdaxrom.org/rc12/Zaurus-7x0-860/

(the feed url is http://mail.pdaxrom.org/rc12/Zaurus-7x0-860/feed)

Did you remove something?
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« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2005, 06:31:02 am »
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you install from or to your sd card?
Is you sd formatted in fat ext2 ext3 ?

Perhaps you install application from an old feed?

generally you should use what's available at this url:

http://mail.pdaxrom.org/rc12/Zaurus-7x0-860/

(the feed url is http://mail.pdaxrom.org/rc12/Zaurus-7x0-860/feed)

Did you remove something?
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The SD card was not formated. I am not used to this system yet so don;t understand how everything works. I basically connected Zaurus to PC via USB, threw in the ipk files into the SD and disconnected. After this I used the gui package manager and it installed everything. I selected to find package and it installed it into "/" as it said.

Thank, any relavent comments would be great    

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« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2005, 07:15:42 am »
take a look at this:

http://pierre.ellh.com/ipk.txt
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« Reply #4 on: November 10, 2005, 07:36:41 am »
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take a look at this:

http://pierre.ellh.com/ipk.txt
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Thanks! Very useful info!
But how would it fix my problem?  

Thanks.

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« Reply #5 on: November 10, 2005, 07:50:50 am »
I m not sure what you're problem is, surely others don't have this problem
 
So maybe you can find something you are not doing correctly by reading the doc..

Maybe you root filesystem is full, maybe you install a package from a wrong feed?


what is the result of "df -h" ?
any log message when you install your ipk?
can you give a copy of the error message you got when you run it?
what application did you try to install ? where did you download it from?
what version of pdaxrom do you use?
what is the result of "ipkg status gtk2"? of "ipkg status gtk"?
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« Reply #6 on: November 10, 2005, 08:16:17 am »
Just to be sure, did you install rc12 or did you take the "latest stable" from www.pdaXrom.org ?
It's important to use the feed that corresponds to the installed release.

What is the exact error you get ?

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HP-95LX -> HP Jornada 680 -> SL-C860 -> SL-C3100 -> Fuji u810 -> SL-C1000 -> HTC uni -> SL-C860 -> SL-C760.
March 12 2009 : Back because the Zaurus is one of a kind.
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« Reply #7 on: November 10, 2005, 03:01:08 pm »
WOW! I feel so stupid. Now that I downloaded RC12 Everything works excellent!!!!
Sorry  Thanks so much for so much help and the quick responses!

P.S. is there a command to recalibrate the stylus?

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« Reply #8 on: November 10, 2005, 03:04:32 pm »
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there a command to recalibrate the stylus?
- quit X (menu-> exit or Calendar+Address + bs)
- delete /etc/pointercal (rm /etc/pointercal)
- startx
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« Reply #9 on: November 10, 2005, 03:51:42 pm »
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WOW! I feel so stupid. Now that I downloaded RC12 Everything works excellent!!!!
Sorry  Thanks so much for so much help and the quick responses!

P.S. is there a command to recalibrate the stylus?
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It just had to be something simple  

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SL-C760 : pdaXrom
Pandora pre-ordered -> received and tested : great device but not my cup of tea -> sold.

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« Reply #10 on: November 10, 2005, 04:27:28 pm »
Thanks pgas
Damn it! I keep getting the errors anyways. I download the supertux from the feed and installed it to / and it says error while loadingshared libraries: libSDL_image-1.2.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory! (((

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« Reply #11 on: November 10, 2005, 04:45:48 pm »
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Damn it! I keep getting the errors anyways. I download the supertux from the feed and installed it to / and it says error while loadingshared libraries: libSDL_image-1.2.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory! sad.gif(((

unlike gtk, sdl-image is not installed when you flash.
So this one is "normal" .

install sdl-image_xxx.ipk (and also sdl-mixer)

(if your Z is connected to the internet, the package manager download the package and its dependencies, if they are correctly described in the ipk that is)
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« Reply #12 on: November 11, 2005, 12:33:33 am »
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Damn it! I keep getting the errors anyways. I download the supertux from the feed and installed it to / and it says error while loadingshared libraries: libSDL_image-1.2.so.0: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory! sad.gif(((

unlike gtk, sdl-image is not installed when you flash.
So this one is "normal" .

install sdl-image_xxx.ipk (and also sdl-mixer)

(if your Z is connected to the internet, the package manager download the package and its dependencies, if they are correctly described in the ipk that is)
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Thanks! This SOLVED the problem of not loading it.
But now that it loads it freezes and crashes on the Zaurus ? Known problem?
I wanted that game lots because it's like Mario and mario is one of my favorite classics.

Also wanted to experiment with fluxbox to get more of a real linux feel.
How do I make it run? I need to exit .xinitrc? Where is the file so I could edit it?
Maybe there is some kind of faq for this but all I found was for openzaurus so far.

 

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« Reply #13 on: November 11, 2005, 01:31:21 am »
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But now that it loads it freezes and crashes on the Zaurus ? Known problem?
there are lots of answers in this forum try to
search for supertux

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Also wanted to experiment with fluxbox to get more of a real linux feel.
How do I make it run? I need to exit .xinitrc? Where is the file so I could edit it?

yes you need to edit .xinitrc (better backup the original one and modify it), it can be found in /home/root.

I don't think there is a faq for fluxbox, but you'll find info by searching here.
(also you might need to install the libstdc++.so.5 see the pinned thread)
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« Reply #14 on: November 11, 2005, 08:55:35 am »
Do you experience problems with your stylus?
Like when you touch the screen the mouse goes crazy running very close to where it's supposed to be but sometimes even opening other apps by accident?

Is this normal?