View Full Version : [ubuntu] Installing Theme Engines
May 18th, 2008, 06:35 PM
I really want to install some new theme engines.
Like Aurora and stuff.
But when I type ./configure in the terminal.
It outputs a load of stuff, until it gets to:
checking for GTK... no
configure: error: GTK+-2.10 is required to compile aurora
And I get this with every single engine I try to compile.
I thought ubuntu came with GTK+ on installation?
Can someone walk me through installing it please?
May 18th, 2008, 06:36 PM
you need gtk dev packages ;) check synaptic
May 18th, 2008, 06:39 PM
Ahh, I will try that
May 18th, 2008, 06:41 PM
Wait, where can I find it.
It doesn't have anything "gtk-dev-engines"
May 18th, 2008, 07:08 PM
May 18th, 2008, 07:41 PM
Hey can someone please help
im going mad with all these clashing packages im trying
im off xx
May 18th, 2008, 07:44 PM
sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-dev
May 19th, 2008, 10:04 PM
hey, i have done this, and i am still having problems installing aurora1.4
I install the dev package, then i run ./configure, and that works
then i run make, and that works,
then i run make install, and that does not work.. it get a permission error,
so just for the heck of it i ran sudo make install, and it said that it installed fine..
i check to see if it installed.. but nope.. didnt work... anything i can do ? I really want this engine!!!
May 19th, 2008, 10:27 PM
You need root permissions. Do this instead
sudo make install
May 19th, 2008, 10:49 PM
I think there is a debian installer for the aurora theme if I remember right, let me find it...
yeh you can get the debian installer here:
any of the .deb packages will probably do.
May 21st, 2008, 04:35 PM
Thank you everyone so much.
Have got it working now
I love this place
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