HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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install the key and repo, go into Synaptic and install Emerald. I comment out the repo after install:

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deb http://download.tuxfamily.org/shames/debian-sid/desktopfx/unstable/ ./
wget http://download.tuxfamily.org/shames/A42A6CF5.gpg -O- | apt-key add -
Ikey has a tutorial stickied for 32 bit users. Some good Emerald set up info may be obtained there.

To make it stick at every login: Go into Compiz Settings|Window Decoration and set the window manager to /usr/bin/emerald. Log out, log back in and you'll be greeted with a gorgeous default Emerald windowed desktop.

HTH :)
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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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Thanks joutlan, worked great for me.
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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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It's working great for me. I've requested that this be stickied to oscar799 for all the 64 bit LMDE users on the forums.
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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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Thank you. Emerald was just wishful thinking until you posted this.

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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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hello folks..

i get the folowing error, when trying this:

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wget http://download.tuxfamily.org/shames/A42A6CF5.gpg -O- | apt-key add -

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--2011-02-01 21:11:47--  http://download.tuxfamily.org/shames/A42A6CF5.gpg
Auflösen des Hostnamen download.tuxfamily.org... 212.85.158.13
Verbindungsaufbau zu download.tuxfamily.org|212.85.158.13|:80... verbunden.
HTTP-Anforderung gesendet, warte auf Antwort... 200 OK
Länge: 1690 (1,7K) [application/octet-stream]
In »STDOUT« speichern.

100%[======================================>] 1.690       --.-K/s   in 0,004s  

2011-02-01 21:11:49 (378 KB/s) - auf die Standardausgabe geschrieben [1690/1690]

gpg: '/etc/apt/trusted.gpg' kann nicht geöffnet werden
gpg: keydb_get_keyblock failed: eof
gpg: kein schreibbarer Schlüsselbund gefunden: eof
gpg: Fehler beim Lesen von `-': Allgemeiner Fehler
gpg: import from `-' failed: Allgemeiner Fehler
hm.. as it is in german, i hope someone is out there..

well, installation of emerald worked fine with leaving

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 -O- | apt-key add -
away , but for updates i get error, that no public key is found.. any advice!?

ah, i maybou should say, that emerald just works for window boarders yet, but not for the inside windows stuff

hopefully thanks in advance,
smy

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It hapeens because you don't have permission to edit /etc/apt/trusted.gpg. You can run that command as root or you can manually download the key. Then add it by going to Control Center>Software Sources>Authentication, Import Key. Find the key you downloaded and then close. Updates should work after that.

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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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well, i had the same idea and tried with sudo before.. same error, now in a root terminal it finally worked, thank you man, for the hint ^^

now i have "a problem with broken packages" when i try to update, but i think, this has nothing to do with the missing key!?
repair broken packages in synaptics is telling me succes, but the problem is still there.. any hint again?

cheers,
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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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You have to comment out the source line in /etc/apt/sources.list . This is what mine looks like

deb http://packages.linuxmint.com/ debian main upstream import
deb http://ftp.debian.org/debian testing main contrib non-free
deb http://security.debian.org/ testing/updates main contrib non-free
deb http://www.debian-multimedia.org testing main non-free

# Emerald Theme, make sure this is commented out before running updates.
# deb http://download.tuxfamily.org/shames/de ... /unstable/ ./

The # sign comments it out.

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well okay, thank you again..

so there is now possibillity, to get the compiz updates provided by tuxfamily?

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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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Newest version is in this repo:

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deb http://frickelplatz.de/debian/ sid main contrib non-free
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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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Thanks for tracking this down. I loved Emerald on my 64-bit Main desktop. Over the weekend, I decided to try out LMDE. I was disappointed that I couldn't find The emerald engine anywhere except as source, and for some reason I could not get it to compile (not a programmer, just a few steps beyond noob :oops: The Ubuntu repos had me spoiled with all of their tools). I hate to think that I'm so shallow that something like a themer engine could make me so aggravated and ready to chuck the whole experience, but I was about "this close."

*pat on the back* Thanks for restoring my faith.
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mati75 wrote:Newest version is in this repo:

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deb http://frickelplatz.de/debian/ sid main contrib non-free
Emerald no longer seems to be in the "frickelplatz" repo.
Does anyone have any info on this?

Thanks

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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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GeneC wrote:
mati75 wrote:Newest version is in this repo:

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deb http://frickelplatz.de/debian/ sid main contrib non-free
Emerald no longer seems to be in the "frickelplatz" repo.
Does anyone have any info on this?

Thanks
I'd also be interested ion the whereabouts of an Emerald 64bit package =]

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I downloaded the older verison from the Tuxfamily repo
The wget "key" didn't work. I just ignored it.
Commented out the repo when done with it.

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deb http://download.tuxfamily.org/shames/debian-sid/desktopfx/unstable/ ./


wget http://download.tuxfamily.org/shames/A42A6CF5.gpg -O- | apt-key add -

its version 0.7.9xxx
(Frickleplatz had 0.8.4-1)

I have the Frickleplatz version installed on my SID partition.
I just installed the Tuxfamily 0.7.9xxx version on my Testing partition
and functionally so no difference.

I'd go ahead and use the older version.
If I find a newer version. I will post... :wink:

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GeneC wrote:I just installed the Tuxfamily 0.7.9xxx version on my Testing partition
and functionally so no difference.

I'd go ahead and use the older version.
If I find a newer version. I will post... :wink:
If you want:
libemeraldengine0_0.8.4-1_amd64.deb
emerald_0.8.4-1_amd64.deb

I still have them on my desktop. I'm pretty sure I downloaded them from Frickleplatz while I was following this thread.
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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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i can upload emerald 0.8.8 new version 64 bit if possible for LMDE

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yaye

I got your email.
Thank You for your help ! :)

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GeneC wrote:yaye

I got your email.
Thank You for your help ! :)
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soon i upload the file emerald 0.8.8-1 patched version for glx and fglrx drivers 11.8-1 testing wheezy or sid or stable 10-9
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Re: HOW TO: Emerald Install for 64 bit LMDE users

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ok i have upload my emerald on mediafire service, i haven't mirror personal for now
http://www.mediafire.com/?6s4suew9wpzl4s1 good download all mint users and stuff. Please administrators and users can use my version emerald on linux mint mirror official.

I have tested 100% this emerald 0.8.8-1 with patches glx and fglrx compatible.The emerald 0.8.8-0 have bugs for glx
.

Have soon happy for all now emerald working 100% with compiz and kde 4.6.5.2 on debian testing and debian stable and sid.

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