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So this will hopefully explain a bit on how to install xmms2. First for the bare min you need the following things installed. I'm doing this on a slackware-current install so things are always pretty current for me

 

* Python (http://www.python.org/) (>=2.2.1)
* SCons (http://www.scons.org/) (>= 0.96.90)
* GLib (http://www.gtk.org/) (>= 2.6.0)
* SQLite (http://www.sqlite.org) (>= 3.2.6)

 

So right off the bat.. i know i need to install SCons.. most likely you will also. So lets do that first

 

download and extract it

 

wget http://internap.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/scons/scons-0.96.1.tar.gz
tar zxfv scons-0.96.1.tar.gz 
cd scons-0.96.1

 

Now lets build and install it. You will need to install it as root

 

python setup.py build
python setup.py install

 

Now I also needed the sqlite libraries and headers installed

 

So lets download it and extract it

 

wget http://www.sqlite.org/sqlite-3.3.4.tar.gz
tar zxfv sqlite-3.3.4.tar.gz 
cd sqlite-3.3.4

 

Now lets compile and install it.

 

./configure --prefix=/usr
make
make install

 

Now lets download xmms2

 

wget http://surfnet.dl.sourceforge.net/sourceforge/xmms2/xmms2-0.2DrCox.tar.bz2 
tar xfj xmms2-0.2DrCox.tar.bz2 
cd xmms2-0.2DrCox

 

Now lets install it

 

scons PREFIX=/usr
scons PREFIX=/usr install

 

now you can run xmms2d and then xmms2

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thanks jy ! have you got a screenshot of xmms2 ?

 

cheers

anyweb

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