Wolfmans Howlings

A programmers Blog about Programming solutions and a few other issues

Getting beagle compiled on KUbuntu 6.10 edgy

Posted by Jim Morris on Sat Feb 03 22:32:35 -0800 2007

The version of beagle available as a standard package with Ubuntu Edgy 6.10, is horribly buggy and uses a lot of memory (2Gbytes on my machine).

I wanted to build the latest version of Beagle ( on my system which is actually KUbuntu, and this required a lot of effort! I had to install a bunch of added support libraries for gtk which do not appear to be installed by default on KUbuntu. I downloaded the latest source from here.

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Posted in Linux  |  Tags kubuntu,edgy,beagle  |  1 comments

Getting f-spot to upload to flickr on KUbuntu

Posted by Jim Morris on Sun Aug 27 20:29:43 -0700 2006

f-spot is a good photo importer and organizer, but it is a gnome application. When I installed it on KUbuntu, which uses KDE, using aptitude install f-spot it worked ok, except I got the following error when I tried to send my photos to flickr.

GLib.GException: There is no default action associated with this location
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