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How to compile and install Takeoff Launcher on Linux Mint 12 KDE

Jan 18, 2012, 10:04 (0 Talkback[s])


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"In this article, the steps you need to take to replace Kickoff menu, the default menu style on Linux Mint 12 KDE, are presented in an easy to follow manner. Like everything that goes on the KDE panel, Takeoff Launcher has to be added as a widget. Before you get to the stage to add the widget to the panel, the package has to be compiled or built from source. Why from source? Because I could not find a binary package for it for this distribution.

"If you have never built a package from source before, do not fret. Building Takeoff Launcher from source is pretty easy. Just follow the steps outlined in this article and you will complete the whole process in no time. The screen shot below gives an idea how the finished product looks like."

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