Commit 1a0c7811 authored by nkour's avatar nkour

it is time README goes to xhtml markup [better layouts]

parent 410732d9
Welcome and thanks for trying out Gajim.
=RUNTIME REQUIREMENTS=
* python2.4 or higher
* pygtk2.6 or higher
* python-libglade
* pysqlite2 (if you have python 2.5, you already have this)
some distros also split too much python standard library.
I know SUSE does. In such distros you also need python-xml
the xml lib that *comes* with python and not pyxml or whatever
=COMPILE-TIME REQUIREMENTS=
* python-dev
* python-gtk2-dev
* libgtk2.0-dev # aka. gtk2-devel
* libxss-dev # for idle detection module (Some distributions (f.e. Debian) split xscreensaver)
* libgtkspell-dev # for gtkspell module
* intltool
NOTE:
If you still have problems compiling, you may want to try removing the gtk1 series of the above dependencies
Optionally:
* dnsutils (or whatever package provides the nslookup binary) for SRV support; if you don't know what that is, you don't need it
* gtkspell and aspell-LANG where lang is your locale eg. en, fr etc
* GnomePythonExtras 2.10 or above (aka gnome-python-desktop) so you can avoid compiling trayicon and gtkspell
* gnome-python-desktop (for GnomeKeyring support)
* notification-daemon or notify-python (and D-Bus) to get cooler popups
* D-Bus to have gajim-remote working
NOTE TO PACKAGERS:
Gajim is a GTK+ app and not a gnome one.
Just do 'make' so you don't require gnomepythonextras
which is gnome dep
=INSTALLATION PROCEDURE=
tar jxvf gajim-version.tar.bz2
cd gajim
make # builds all modules
su -c make install
To specify what modules to build do:
make help
To specify where to install do:
su -c make PREFIX=custom_path install
=RUNNING GAJIM=
gajim
or if you didn't 'make install' you can also run from gajim folder with
./launch.sh
Last but not least, you can run Gajim from your GNOME/XFCE/KDE/whatever menus.
=UNINSTALLATION PROCEDURE=
su -c make uninstall
this will try to remove Gajim from the default directories.
If you want to remove it from custom directory provide it as:
make PREFIX=custom_path uninstall
=MISCELLANEOUS=
XML & Debugging:
If you want to see the xml stanzas and/or help us debugging
you're advised to enable verbose via advanced configuration window.
If you don't want to make this permanent, execute gajim with --verbose
everytime you want to have verbose output.
=FAQ/Wiki=
FAQ can be found at http://trac.gajim.org/wiki/GajimFaq
Wiki can be found at http://trac.gajim.org/wiki
That is all, enjoy!
(C) 2003-2006
The Gajim Team
http://gajim.org
PS.
We use original art and parts of sounds and other art from Psi, Gossip,
Gnomebaker, Gaim and some icons from various gnome-icons
(mostly Dropline Etiquette) we found at art.gnome.org
If you think we're violating a license please inform us. Thank you
see README.html
<!DOCTYPE html
PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"
"http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" lang="en" xml:lang="en">
<head>
<title>Gajim - Read Me</title>
</head>
<body>
<h1>Gajim Read Me</h1>
<p>
Welcome to Gajim and thank you for trying out our client.
</p>
<h2>Runtime Requirements</h2>
<ul>
<li>python2.4 or higher</li>
<li>pygtk2.6 or higher</li>
<li>python-libglade</li>
<li>pysqlite2 (if you have python 2.5, you already have this)</li>
</ul>
<p>
<strong>Note to packagers</strong>
Gajim is a GTK+ app that loves GNOME. You can do 'make' so you don't require gnomepythonextras (aka gnome-python-desktop) which is gnome dep, but you will miss gnomekeyring intergration.
</p>
<h2>Optional Runtime Requirements</h2>
<ul>
<li>dnsutils (or whatever package provides the nslookup binary) for SRV support; if you don't know what that is, you don't need it</li>
<li>gtkspell and aspell-LANG where lang is your locale eg. en, fr etc</li>
<li>GnomePythonExtras 2.10 or above (aka gnome-python-desktop) so you can avoid compiling trayicon and gtkspell</li>
<li>gnome-python-desktop (for GnomeKeyring support)</li>
<li>notification-daemon or notify-python (and D-Bus) to get cooler popups</li>
<li>D-Bus to have gajim-remote working</li>
</ul>
<p>
Some distributions also split too much python standard library.
I know SUSE does. In such distros you also need python-xml
the xml lib that *comes* with python and not pyxml or whatever.
</p>
<h2>Compile-time Requirements</h2>
<ul>
<li>python-dev</li>
<li>python-gtk2-dev</li>
<li>libgtk2.0-dev aka. gtk2-devel</li>
<li>libxss-dev (for idle detection module; some distributions such as Debian split xscreensaver)</li>
<li>libgtkspell-dev (for the gtkspell module)</li>
<li>intltool</li>
</ul>
<p>
<strong>NOTE:</strong>
If you still have problems compiling, you may want to try removing the gtk1 series of the above dependencies.
</p>
<h2>Installation Procedure</h2>
<ol>
<li>tar jxvf gajim-version.tar.bz2</li>
</li>cd gajim</li>
</li>make (builds all modules)</li>
</li>su -c make install</li>
</ol>
<p>
To specify what modules to build do:
make help
</p>
<p>
To specify where to install do:
su -c make PREFIX=custom_path install
</p>
<h2>Running Gajim</h2>
<p>
Just do <em>gajim</em> or you can run Gajim from your GNOME/XFCE/KDE/whatever menus.<br/><br/>
or if you didn't 'make install' you can also run from gajim folder with
<em>./launch.sh</em>
</p>
<h2>Uninstallation Procedure</h2>
<p>
su -c make uninstall<br/>
this will try to remove Gajim from the default directories.
If you want to remove it from custom directory provide it as:<br/>
make PREFIX=custom_path uninstall
</p>
<h2>Miscellaneous</h2>
<h3>XML & Debugging</h3>
<p>
If you want to see the xml stanzas and/or help us debugging
you're advised to enable verbose via advanced configuration window.
If you don't want to make this permanent, execute gajim with --verbose
everytime you want to have verbose output.
</p>
<h3>FAQ/Wiki</h3>
<p>
FAQ can be found at <a href="http://trac.gajim.org/wiki/GajimFaq">http://trac.gajim.org/wiki/GajimFaq</a>
Wiki can be found at <a href="http://trac.gajim.org/wiki">http://trac.gajim.org/wiki</a>
</p>
<p>
That is all, <strong>enjoy!</strong>
</p>
<p>
<br/>
<br/>
<br/>
(C) 2003-2006<br/>
The Gajim Team<br/>
http://gajim.org<br/>
<br/>
<br/>
PS.
We use original art and parts of sounds and other art from Psi, Gossip,
Gnomebaker, Gaim and some icons from various gnome-icons
(mostly Dropline Etiquette) we found at art.gnome.org
If you think we're violating a license please inform us. Thank you.
</p>
</body></html>
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