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Last change on this file since fa6fc70 was fa6fc70, checked in by Randy McMurchy <randy@…>, 15 years ago

Replaced the obsolete Howl dependency in the Gaim instructions with an Avahi dependency

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6
7 <!ENTITY gaim-download-http "http://prdownloads.sourceforge.net/gaim/gaim-1.5.0.tar.bz2">
8 <!ENTITY gaim-download-ftp " ">
9 <!ENTITY gaim-md5sum "9205321ac11fad271c90f2f0d7c5e7ce">
10 <!ENTITY gaim-size "6.0 MB">
11 <!ENTITY gaim-buildsize "179 MB">
12 <!ENTITY gaim-time "1.2 SBU">
13]>
14
15<sect1 id="gaim" xreflabel="Gaim-&gaim-version;">
16 <?dbhtml filename="gaim.html"?>
17
18 <sect1info>
19 <othername>$LastChangedBy: manuel $</othername>
20 <date>$Date: 2005-12-08 20:34:49 +0000 (Thu, 08 Dec 2005) $</date>
21 <keywordset>
22 <keyword role="package">gaim-&gaim-version;.tar</keyword>
23 <keyword role="ftpdir">gaim</keyword>
24 </keywordset>
25 </sect1info>
26
27 <title>Gaim-&gaim-version;</title>
28
29 <indexterm zone="gaim">
30 <primary sortas="a-Gaim">Gaim</primary>
31 </indexterm>
32
33 <sect2 role="package">
34 <title>Introduction to Gaim</title>
35
36 <para><application>Gaim</application> is an instant messaging client that
37 can connect with a wide range of networks including AIM, ICQ, MSN, Jabber,
38 IRC, Napster, Gadu-Gadu, Zephyr and Yahoo!</para>
39
40 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Package Information</bridgehead>
41 <itemizedlist spacing="compact">
42 <listitem>
43 <para>Download (HTTP): <ulink url="&gaim-download-http;"/></para>
44 </listitem>
45 <listitem>
46 <para>Download (FTP): <ulink url="&gaim-download-ftp;"/></para>
47 </listitem>
48 <listitem>
49 <para>Download MD5 sum: &gaim-md5sum;</para>
50 </listitem>
51 <listitem>
52 <para>Download size: &gaim-size;</para>
53 </listitem>
54 <listitem>
55 <para>Estimated disk space required: &gaim-buildsize;</para>
56 </listitem>
57 <listitem>
58 <para>Estimated build time: &gaim-time;</para>
59 </listitem>
60 </itemizedlist>
61
62 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Gaim Dependencies</bridgehead>
63
64 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Required</bridgehead>
65 <para role="required"><xref linkend="gtk2"/></para>
66
67 <bridgehead renderas="sect4">Optional</bridgehead>
68 <para role="optional"><xref linkend="libao"/>,
69 <ulink url="http://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/gnutls/">GnuTLS</ulink> (requires
70 <ulink url="http://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgpg-error/">libgpg-error</ulink>
71 and <ulink url="http://ftp.gnupg.org/gcrypt/libgcrypt/">libgcrypt</ulink>
72 in that order),
73 <ulink url="http://gtkspell.sourceforge.net/">Gtkspell</ulink>,
74 <xref linkend="tcl"/>,
75 <xref linkend="tk"/>,
76 <xref linkend="startup-notification"/>,
77 <xref linkend="audiofile"/>,
78 <xref linkend="dbus"/>,
79 <xref linkend="mitkrb"/>,
80 <xref linkend="nas"/>,
81 <xref linkend="doxygen"/>, and
82 <ulink url="http://www.avahi.org">Avahi</ulink>
83
84</para>
85
86 <para condition="html" role="usernotes">User Notes:
87 <ulink url="&blfs-wiki;/gaim"/></para>
88
89 </sect2>
90
91 <sect2 role="installation">
92 <title>Installation of Gaim</title>
93
94 <para>To connect with MSN you will need to compile
95 <application>Gaim</application> with SSL support. For this you will need to
96 have already installed <application>libgpg-error</application>,
97 <application>libgcrypt</application>
98 and <application>GnuTLS</application> compiled in that order. Use of the
99 <application>Mozilla</application> SSL library is deprecated.</para>
100
101 <para>To compile <application>Gaim</application> with audio support, first
102 install <xref linkend="libao"/>.</para>
103
104 <para>Compile <application>Gaim</application> by running the following
105 commands:</para>
106
107<screen><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr &amp;&amp;
108make</userinput></screen>
109
110 <para>If you want to compile <application>Gaim</application> with support
111 for <xref linkend="nas"/>, configure it like this:</para>
112
113<screen><userinput>CPPFLAGS="-I/usr/X11R6/include" ./configure --prefix=/usr \
114 --enable-nas &amp;&amp;
115make</userinput></screen>
116
117 <para>To test the results, issue: <command>make check</command>.</para>
118
119 <para>Now, as the <systemitem class="username">root</systemitem> user:</para>
120
121<screen role="root"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
122
123 </sect2>
124
125 <sect2 role="commands">
126 <title>Command Explanations</title>
127
128 <para><command>CPPFLAGS=...--enable-nas</command>: To avoid a compilation
129 error the <filename>configure</filename> script needs to be told to look
130 for the <application>NAS</application> header files in /usr/X11R6/include.
131 </para>
132
133 </sect2>
134
135 <sect2 role="content">
136 <title>Contents</title>
137
138 <segmentedlist>
139 <segtitle>Installed Programs</segtitle>
140 <segtitle>Installed Library</segtitle>
141 <segtitle>Installed Directories</segtitle>
142
143 <seglistitem>
144 <seg>gaim and gaim-remote</seg>
145 <seg>libgaim-remote.so</seg>
146 <seg>/usr/include/gaim, /usr/lib/gaim, /usr/share/pixmaps/gaim, and
147 /usr/share/sounds/gaim</seg>
148 </seglistitem>
149 </segmentedlist>
150
151 <variablelist>
152 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
153 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
154 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
155
156 <varlistentry id="gaim-prog">
157 <term><command>gaim</command></term>
158 <listitem>
159 <para> is an instant messaging client</para>
160 <indexterm zone="gaim gaim-prog">
161 <primary sortas="b-gaim">gaim</primary>
162 </indexterm>
163 </listitem>
164 </varlistentry>
165
166 <varlistentry id="gaim-remote">
167 <term><command>gaim-remote</command></term>
168 <listitem>
169 <para> is a command-line interface for controlling an already running
170 instance of <command>gaim</command></para>
171 <indexterm zone="gaim gaim-remote">
172 <primary sortas="b-gaim-remote">gaim-remote</primary>
173 </indexterm>
174 </listitem>
175 </varlistentry>
176
177 <varlistentry id="libgaim-remote">
178 <term><filename class='libraryfile'>libgaim-remote.so</filename></term>
179 <listitem>
180 <para> contains functions that are used by gaim-remote</para>
181 <indexterm zone="gaim libgaim-remote">
182 <primary sortas="c-libgaim-remote">libgaim-remote.so</primary>
183 </indexterm>
184 </listitem>
185 </varlistentry>
186
187 </variablelist>
188
189 </sect2>
190
191</sect1>
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