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I have made some research how to install Jupiter on Ubuntu 14.04:

In therory:

  • download the program (noarch.rpm) from sourceforge
  • convert .rpm into .deb, by using alien program;
  • add missing jupiter group to Ubuntu;
  • install recently converted deb package;

In practic:

sudo apt-get install alien
sudo groupadd jupiter
cd ~/Downloads
sudo alien -k jupiter-0.1.11-1.noarch.rpm --scripts
sudo dpkg -i jupiter_0.1.11-1_all.deb

...in general, it works (it appears in ps aux | grep jupiter list), but there is still missing jupiter indicator. Someone knows how to get this done to work properly?

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marked as duplicate by Alvar, Mitch Apr 23 '14 at 10:53

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Development of Jupiter has stopped as of 12.10.

Someone knows how to get this done to work properly?

The RPM you used is the Redhat version and this will not have code specific to Ubuntu. Regarding the indicator: there is none, so if this is to continue someone needs to code an indicator for Jupiter.

Why the RPM? You would be better of downloading the Ubuntu version of Jupiter and use that (no need to mess with alien). This one does not have an indicator either though.

I would advice to take the more obvious road: forget about Jupiter and install TLP.

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Thank you for pointing my problem :) Topic closed. –  Maciej Sypień Apr 23 '14 at 11:10

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