Universal Plasmoid Installer
Plasma 4 Extensions
Description:

Universal Plasmoid Installer (upi) is a bash script to help you install plasmoids.

INSTALLATION:
- untar it somewhere in your PATH or anywhere else
- make shure it is executable

USAGE:
Usage: upi su_mode

Where su_mode is one of:
--su if you want to use su to gain root access
--sudo if you want to use sudo to gain root access
-- if you are already root; if you are not root and use -- you will be presented a menu to choose from one of the above options
--help display this help

NOTE: cmake executes by default with these parameters -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=`kde4-config --prefix` ..
feel free to modify it if you need additional parameters (edit upi script at line 36 and 39)
NOTE: If you are not root you will have to provide root password to install plasmoids
NOTE: You will still need to restart plasma manually

IMPORTANT!!! YOU HAVE TO cd INTO THE UNARCHIVED (UNTARED) PLASMOID FOLDER IN ORDER TO USE THIS SCRIPT!!!

Tested with --su option and when run as root. I couldn't test it with --sudo.

Please report any bugs, wishes here.

DICLAIMER:
The author of this script can not be held responsible for any direct or indirect damage caused by incorrect use of this script, or by unknown bugs.

Changelog:

8 years ago

initial release

7 years ago

warnec

This should be 'stickied', I mean available straight from first plasmoid site, because it is very helpful for newbies, ad it's not as easy to find it (because it's neither often upgraded (there's no such need), nor high-scored).

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8 years ago

jlindy

Thanks, it's working great for me thus far!

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