aalib - Graphics library that displays everything as ASCII art ChangeLog

HOWTO


# aalib 1.4rc5
# ============
# Slackware 9.0, 9.1, 10.0, 10.1, and 10.2's 'aalib' packages include
# version 1.4rc5

# Prerequisites:
# XFree86 or X.org's libraries and includes
# gpm's libgpm
# slang or ncurses

cd
test -f installed/aalib-1.4rc5.tar.gz &&
mv installed/aalib-1.4rc5.tar.gz .
test ! -f aalib-1.4rc5.tar.gz &&
wget http://download.sourceforge.net/aa-project/aalib-1.4rc5.tar.gz
mkdir -p -m 0700 src
cd src
find -maxdepth 1 -type d -name "aalib-*" -exec rm -r {} \;
tar xzvf ~/aalib-1.4rc5.tar.gz
cd aalib-1.4.0
test $UID = 0 && chown -R root:root .
./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc
make

# Become root to install it
su

removepkg aalib
rm -f /usr/lib/libaa.*
make install
ldconfig

# Become yourself again
exit

cd
mkdir -p -m 0700 installed
rm -f installed/aalib-*.tar.*
mv aalib-1.4rc5.tar.gz installed/

# To see a demo of what it can do, run 'aafire' (at the console or in X) and
# for something really cool, play a video with 'aaxine' (part of xine).
# If you have a TV card, you can even watch TV with aatv.

List of HOWTOs

Last updated: 2020-04-29 10:24pm EDT(-0400)
Copyright © 2001-2020 Jason Englander. All Rights reserved.
[HTML5]