Varun Hiremath wrote:
> On Thu, 09 Mar, 2006 at 10:51:57AM -0600, Macho Philipovich wrote:
>
>> hi there, i'm having trouble getting a basic kicker applet to work. let
>> me know if there's a more appropriate place for this question.
>>
>> i've put together a basic class that extends KPanelApplet, along with
>> the factory function. i'm trying to compile up a couple of libraries as
>> follows:
>>
>> g++ -c kvorak.cpp -I/usr/include/qt3 -I/usr/include/kde
>> g++ kvorak.o -shared -o libkvorak.so
>> ar rc libkvorak.la kvorak.o
>>
>> then, for good measure, i made a dynamic link to both libraries in
>> /usr/lib/kde3
>>
>> after that, i created ~/.kde/share/apps/kicker/kvorak.desktop:
>>
>> [Desktop Entry]
>> Name = Kvorak
>> Comment = Kvorak Applet
>> X-KDE-Library = libkvorak
>> X-KDE-UniqueApplet = true
>>
>> but the applet does not show up in kde's list. any tips? thanks. i'm
>> running kde v3.5.1
>>

>
> Try creating the file in /usr/share/apps/kicker/applets/kvorak.desktop
> It should appear in the KDE's list.
>

perfect! that did it. i'll also try using kdevelop to build this once
the debian testing brach's packages settle themselves into a position
where kdevelop works.

m

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