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How to install variety on fedora 20

asked 2014-08-28 07:45:48 -0500

Subin MT gravatar image

updated 2014-08-28 10:28:48 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

http://peterlevi.com/variety/

The above link is for ubuntu.But we need to install this our fedora system.How we can install this on fedora system.?

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answered 2014-08-28 13:11:35 -0500

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updated 2014-08-28 13:13:03 -0500

Exist 3 way, install from a thirdparty repository here (easy way), make a rpm, or compile variety..

Make you own rpm rebuilding from the src.rpm

su

yum install @development-tools

yum install fedora-packager wget

usermod -a -G mock your_user_name

exit

rpmdev-setuptree

wget -c http://sourceforge.net/projects/postinstaller/files/fedora/releases/21/SRPM/variety-0.4.20-1.fc21.src.rpm

rpmbuild --rebuild variety-0.4.20-1.fc21.src.rpm

Now you can found your rpm in /home/your_user_name/rpmbuild/RPMS/

su -c "yum install $HOME/rpmbuild/RPMS/noarch/variety-0.4.20-1.fc20.noarch.rpm

How to compile?

Install all build dependencies

su
yum intall python-devel python-setuptools python-distutils-extra python-beautifulsoup4 python-configobj pyexiv2 intltool python-imaging-devel wget

Install all dependencies

yum install python python-beautifulsoup4 python-configobj python-imaging pyexiv2

exit

Download the source code

wget -c https://launchpad.net/variety/trunk/0.4.20/+download/variety_0.4.20.tar.gz

Extract the source code:

tar xzvf $HOME/variety_0.4.20.tar.gz -C $HOME

Now compile

cd variety
su
python setup.py install
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Awesome answer. :)

FranciscoD_ gravatar imageFranciscoD_ ( 2014-08-28 19:25:19 -0500 )edit

Packages libappindicator-gtk3 python2-pycurl python2-requests pygobject3-devel were also required (Although my box was running Fedora 29).

GuessWhatBBQ gravatar imageGuessWhatBBQ ( 2017-07-13 12:57:03 -0500 )edit
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answered 2014-08-28 10:28:08 -0500

FranciscoD_ gravatar image

http://peterlevi.com/variety/how-to-install/ says there are packages for Fedora/Redhat. The package is not in the Fedora repositories. Also, please check to see if it'll work with your desktop environment, especially if you're using Gnome3

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answered 2016-09-24 19:38:03 -0500

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updated 2016-09-24 19:38:36 -0500

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