Copyrigth© 1999, Aldrin Martoq A.
What is this?
It's a dock-app that can show you a photo and execute a command
related to that photo. You can have many photos.
and decided to see if it would still run on my Arch.As I want to try and keep this Arch neat and tidy I created a "WM" folder to keep all my Windowmaker stuff in.Placed the "wmphoto-0.3a.tar.gz" in there and unpacked.
This created a folder "wmphoto-0.3a" which contained another folder called "wmphoto-0.3a" which contained lots of files and folders for the program.
Then I did the usual
# make install
This installed wmphoto and it does indeed run. I am now looking into the hows an wherfores of getting the correct size pictures to run in the app.So far so good.
Q1 -- can I get rid of the extra folder "/home/bloodaxe/WM/wmphoto-0.3a/wmphoto-0.3a" now even though I have installed the app or should I have got rid of the folder before I installed or is it a bad idea to get rid if the folder?
Q2 -- Where is it normal to keep and install ".tar.gz" type apps from. Have I done the right thing as outlined above?
Q3 -- How do I uninstall ".tar.gz" type apps?
Q4 -- Should I really make a proper AUR type of package and install with pacman or yaourt ? This seems a lot of work and may at this stage be beyond my capabilities.