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Rigo & installing Updates [Solved]

Postby B3rtm3n » Tue Dec 25, 2012 12:47

I am used to Entropy Store but I like Rigo too but Entropy offers better browsing of software although if still is a pain.

However Rigo demands for each package the admin password while with Entropy Store you just enter once the admin password and install plenty of packages. F.ex installing a package in Rigo you have to give password, wait a fex seconds before it start or click ok etc. To much nonsense of clicking and passwords, too much Windows like.
Hope you guys will use one day the same as in Entropy Store, just one password when starting Rigo and that's it, or is there another solution?

I also use Konsole to install updates, is there a way to always accept the license for the updates to install instead of each time press 3 to accept?
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Re: Rigo & installing Updates

Postby sqlpython » Tue Dec 25, 2012 17:24

Probably is and someone will weigh in here.
I for one Need to be stopped with the question or I will screw something up and Bork my install.
I need a "Are you Sure Knuckle Head?" LOL
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Re: Rigo & installing Updates

Postby B3rtm3n » Tue Dec 25, 2012 18:47

Thanks for the reply but I do not understand sh!t about what you're trying to say ... :?
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Re: Rigo & installing Updates

Postby sqlpython » Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:06

Sorry, to be Glib..
Just my way of saying..
Being Stopped for a password is a good idea for most.

You could use emerge like so.. Which I believe should work
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emerge packagename  packagename2  packagename3

a periodic syncing with
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 emerge --sync

is also a good idea
as is to sync the overlays added
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layman -S


EDIT: Decided I should remove the ampersands from emerge line..
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Re: Rigo & installing Updates

Postby sqlpython » Thu Dec 27, 2012 6:24

BTW.. just thought of this..
I use for searching packages On the CLI the utility eix

From a terminal
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emerge eix && eix-update && eix-remote update

... but can be installed from RIGO
Once installed here is an example of output... quite nice
bobssl410 sqlpython # eix joe
* app-editors/joe
Available versions: 3.5 3.7-r1 {xterm}
Homepage: http://sourceforge.net/projects/joe-editor/
Description: A free ASCII-Text Screen Editor for UNIX
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Re: Rigo & installing Updates

Postby B3rtm3n » Sat Dec 29, 2012 8:16

Listen dude, I doubt I will ever leave the noob stage and enter the realm of you Linux gods, I will search what Glib, eax and CLI and the other stuff means :oops: ... and hopefully have learned a lot afterwards doing that :wink:

Thanks for the reply anyway
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Re: Rigo & installing Updates [Solved]

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Sat Dec 29, 2012 12:25

B3rtm3n wrote:However Rigo demands for each package the admin password while with Entropy Store you just enter once the admin password and install plenty of packages. F.ex installing a package in Rigo you have to give password, wait a fex seconds before it start or click ok etc. To much nonsense of clicking and passwords, too much Windows like.
Hope you guys will use one day the same as in Entropy Store, just one password when starting Rigo and that's it, or is there another solution?

Don't use Rigo myself, but have you tried launching it from the command line using the kdesu command (gksu if you are using GNOME or Xfce)? Then it will run as root user with your environment, and should hopefully prompt you for the root user's password once only:

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$ kdesu rigo


B3rtm3n wrote:I also use Konsole to install updates, is there a way to always accept the license for the updates to install instead of each time press 3 to accept?

Yes, there is:

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# yes "3" | equo install <package1 name> <package2 name> <package3 name>


(I'm not sure why sqlpython is telling you about Portage commands when you asked about Entropy.)
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Re: Rigo & installing Updates [Solved]

Postby sqlpython » Sun Dec 30, 2012 22:45

^ I answered with emerge as it is my way of getting it done for multiple packages with one command.
Sorry, didn't intend on confusing anyone.
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