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how to install zekr in Sabaon

Postby benoumhani » Tue Aug 03, 2010 11:02

i am a newbie in sabayon. i tried to install Zekr from entropy but no use. i want to install it but i dont know how. please help me and in details.
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Re: how to install zekr in Sabaon

Postby benoumhani » Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:03

by the way.Zekr is a quranic tool for study of quran. could u help me please
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Re: how to install zekr in Sabaon

Postby DHalens » Thu Aug 05, 2010 12:28

You'll have to request the package in our bugzilla or go trough a manual installation (not supported).
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Re: how to install zekr in Sabaon

Postby DanySK » Sat Aug 07, 2010 1:52

Since it's not in portage nor in overlays, a manual installation is probably the way you have to follow.
Download the package then follow the instructions to manually install. Generally speaking, you must:
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./configure
make
su
make install
exit


Here you may found some advices for Gentoo: http://zekr.org/wiki/Installation#Gentoo
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Re: how to install zekr in Sabaon

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Sat Aug 07, 2010 12:58

Actually there is an ebuild for the package app-text/zekr in the java-experimental overlay: http://overlays.gentoo.org/svn/proj/jav ... text/zekr/
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Re: how to install zekr in Sabaon

Postby DanySK » Sat Aug 07, 2010 13:26

Then the best way is to fill a package request, if you need it immediately you can:
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su
layman -a java-experimental
emerge --sync
layman -S
emerge zekr
layman -d java-experimental
equo rescue spmsync
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Re: how to install zekr in Sabaon

Postby Fitzcarraldo » Sat Aug 07, 2010 20:36

Sorry, DanySK, but I didn't mention that the java-experimental is not accessible using Layman that way:

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# layman -a java-experimental
* Overlay "java-experimental" does not exist.
#

I think the OP is best using a local overlay to install zekr.

1. Download the ebuild from zekr-0.7.1.ebuild and save the file on your Desktop.

2. Download the icon from zekr.png and save the file on your Desktop.

3. If it's not already there, add the following line to the file /etc/make.conf:

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PORTDIR_OVERLAY="${PORTDIR_OVERLAY} /usr/local/portage/"

4. Then do the following:

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# emerge --sync
# layman -S
# mkdir -p /usr/local/portage/app-text/zekr/files
# cd /usr/local/portage/app-text/zekr
# cp /home/benoumhani/Desktop/zekr-0.7.1.ebuild .
# cp /home/benoumhani/Desktop/zekr.png ./files/
# ebuild zekr-0.7.1.ebuild manifest
# emerge -1v zekr

5. If you are an Entropy user then also do the following afterwards to tell Entropy what you did via Portage:

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# equo rescue spmsync

I have not tried to install zekr myself, so do not know if the ebuild works.
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