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How I can install Emerald on Ubuntu 12.10?

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I had to manually compile it from the last sources I found, since I wasn't able to find any deb with a newer version of it.

First, you need to install the dependencies:

sudo apt-get install git autoconf libtool libwnck1.0-cil-dev libwnck-dev intltool libdecoration0-dev

Download the package:

Uncompress it and compile with these commands:

cd emerald-0.9.5

./ && make clean && make distclean && ./configure --prefix=/usr && make && sudo make install

sudo chmod +x /usr/bin/emerald

To run it, simply execute:

emerald --replace

If it works, you can set this last command in the "Window Decorations" section in compiz configuration with ccsm.

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Hi darent thxs so much but. install dependencies done, download emerald 0.9.5 done but with the command: ./ && make clean && make distclean && ./configure --prefix=/usr && make && sudo make install. appears me: bash ./ permission denied....what can I do – Quantum Jumping Apr 13 '13 at 23:33
Maybe you need to make the files executable... I don't remember having this problem but you can try, in the directory where the files are, chmod +x * and repeat the process from where it's stuck. Good luck! – darent Apr 15 '13 at 11:07

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