how to install google gadgets in ubuntu 11.10? Any ppa s available? .Source code is available on their website how to package it? If it is not packaged yet ,how can i build it from source code?
As a compilation exercise, it is just about possible to force google-gadgets to compile - however I'm doubtful whether google-gadgets for the desktop is useful since Google themselves has discontinued support
Thus this answer will give you enough pointers to achieve this under 11.10:
How to compile:
Install the prerequisites:
get the source
to generate something to compile
Now - this isnt straightforward since there is various parts of the code that dont compile in 11.10.
Thus it is interative - fix and then run
The files to edit are:
To take a purist approach - you'll need to replace the code with 11.10 equivalents. Taking the blunderbuss approach ... I just commented out the various sections, or where an
Obviously - just commenting out code will leave these areas non-functional - I'll leave that to an interested person to investigate the 11.10 equivalents...
Use the make error to comment out the relevant sections ( 'C' comments are