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    [SOLVED] Re: Executing programs across samba

    Found I could make this work using smbmount to mount to a local directory (had to install smbfs first) - this article helped : http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=280473

    Still comprehending...
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    [SOLVED] Executing programs across samba

    Hi,

    Is it possible to make programs executable across samba shares? I was under the impression it was if ownership and group rwx privileges were set appropriately at the server. I've done this to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    I haven't changed Ubuntu at all, still at 12.04LTS, and probably won't for a while after the new one comes out.

    I'll try it on another machine too probably. I'm usually pretty cautious about...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Not sure if you're still following the other thread, 23dornot23d, but there does seem to be a problem with python usage in latest stuff too. It's getting way over my head, so will try and go back to...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Thanks. I'll probably do that soon.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Heh, I spoke too soon. The very next part of the workflow doesn't run at all, the program "pcbnew".

    If I run it from terminal it gives errors too :

    x--

    brian@Office:~$ pcbnew
    Traceback...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Well, it seems to be working. I added a github entry which worked, shortly after I realised I could select components and see their local footprints again too. Not sure if those things related.
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Thanks.

    I did get an update last night, though there seems to be no changes, I waited for the 176MB download to find all seems to be as it was, even the date is the same. Looking at the ppa page...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Thanks, I'll look into that later. I've just found that when I re-ran kicad, those footprints were no longer showing, though the modules list is still there.

    I'll have to read up on github,...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Some success, I couldn't sleep and had an idea.

    I was able to construct the fp-lib-table by copying the modules directory to my home, where I could get the slightly modified script to run, (I had...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    I seem to get more confused the more I read. I should have given it a break a while ago, I had been hoping to get it sorted this weekend.

    I need to sleep now, I may not get back to this until...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Ah.

    The template directory says /usr/local/share/kicad in your first file. That path doesnt exist here, the files are in /usr/share/kicad.

    I've no idea about python btw
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    The netlist not found error is probably because one wasn't written from the schematic editor to be read.

    The older version doesn't use this "footprint library table" so doesn't suffer. It also...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Yes 25 jan 2014 via the ppa here too. It seems to have problems creating projects too as it can't find the templates, so I had to mess about a bit to get it to start something. It was when...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    I see in your install that the PPA does say for the daily build, I don't think I should be trying to use that.

    I've just searched for kicad a forum but haven't found anything.

    To be honest, if...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    The original "wrongly" installed version doesn't have this problem. I see it is a very different version to what apt-get has put here too, this has a date of Jan 2014, and different visuals. I see...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    I have been able to get the docs from site instead. I can see I will have to construct the table line by line with a tool in the program, it will be a lot of typing. There is facility to use 2...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Weird, kicad does reference the problem I'm having and suggest I read the the documents. There wasn't any so I used synaptic to add them. I can't find them though, and kicad crashes when I try...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Thanks for that, sorry for delay, I was experimenting (with little success) before I read this

    I've just done as you asked, the output from safe-upgrade was :

    brian@Office:~$ sudo aptitude...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    It's not quite working out unfortunately. It falls over in the workflow when converting a schematic to pcb. It fails to find the footprint libraries in /usr/share/kicad/modules, even though they...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Thanks very much, very helpful indeed.

    After your last post, I investigated the ppa and tried that. I realised I hadn't done that before because I wasn't sure what I was actually doing. On...
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    [SOLVED] Re: Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    Thanks very much, you've answered my main question nicely.

    I did try the linux and, I think, the Ubuntu PPA scripts on the KiCad download page, but they kept stopping, asking for bzr launchpad...
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    [SOLVED] Upgrading a program from downloaded file

    I'm running Ubuntu Studio 12.04LTS. I've tried a program via the Ubuntu Software center "KiCad" which works ok, but is quite old.

    On the program's website there is a much newer version for this...
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    Re: SSH Remote desktop, needs VNC/? too?

    Thank you, reading now
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    SSH Remote desktop, needs VNC/? too?

    I was under the impression that I could use SSH to operate desktops remotely, do I still need something like VNC as well to implement this?

    I have now got an SSH server and client working. When...
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