Redshift as a binary package

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Redshift as a binary package

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Hello everybody,

GhostBSD-20.02-XFCE.
Does anyone know how to install redshift and make it work without going through compilation?

Many thanks.

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Re: Redshift as a binary package

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https://wiki.ghostbsd.org/index.php/App ... Management
Use Software Station
It's no easier way.

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Re: Redshift as a binary package

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Hi slughorn,

Precisely, the problem is that by installing redshift in this way, the icon does not appear in the list of Applications or in the taskbar of XFCE (while the command exists in the automatic start of the parameters manager). In short, nothing in graphics and redshift does not run.
On the other hand, a compilation installation works perfectly until the next update.

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Re: Redshift as a binary package

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Try

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 whereis
on the command line. There are some places were it can be.
These are https://wiki.ghostbsd.org/index.php/Sys ... _Utilities.
After you got the info where the application is stored you can set a link to your desktop.

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Re: Redshift as a binary package

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As said above, installing redshift in the usual way (using Software Station) does not allow this package to work.
On the other hand, the installation by the ports makes possible to have redshift perfectly operational.
But then the downside is that Ghostbsd absolutely wants to reinstall it (Update Available). If I click on Install update, I return to the starting point. So, redshift disappears and therefore becomes unusable.
Why ?
How to avoid it?
Is it due to one or more missing dependencies?

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Re: Redshift as a binary package

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If you have got an application via the ports system and don't like to change it during pkg upgrade process, do

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#pkg lock packagename 
seehttps://wiki.ghostbsd.org/index.php/Pkg ... _A_Package

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Re: Redshift as a binary package

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Maybe I should change my glasses !
However, I browsed this pkg wiki and used it (pkg info, pkg autoremove, pkg mirrors), but I had not seen this possibility ...
It doesn't explain the issue but it works.
thank you so very much, slughorn !

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