[arch-general] Trinity Running on Arch Linux!

Thomas S Hatch thatch45 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 16 12:35:33 EST 2011

On Wed, Feb 16, 2011 at 10:32 AM, David C. Rankin <
drankinatty at suddenlinkmail.com> wrote:

> Guys,
>  It works! After building kdebase (and fighting with other modules), I just
> decided to start trinity and see if it would work. Changed ~/.xinitrc to
> 'startkde' and then typed 'startx' and:
> http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/trinity-first-run.jpg
> http://www.3111skyline.com/dl/dt/trinity/ss/trinity-running_01.jpg
>  (this is running in a clean virtualbox Arch install)
>  There is still work to be done, because all modules have not yet been
> ported
> to CMake, but for a proof of concept for the PKGBUILDs on Arch -- a
> complete
> success. I'll bring the wiki up to date later today, but it already
> contains the
> PKGBUILDs that will build Trinity into a working desktop with a single
> [very
> 'Quick & Dirty'] build script called 'bldtrin.sh' (for development purposes
> only). For those interested. See the wiki:
> https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Trinity
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D.,P.E.

This is awesome! Thanks David! I will have to try this out, Trinity will
practically be a lightweight desktop compared to KDE4!

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