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Source Code Tarballs

The following tar files contain a source program (C++), a build script (Makefile), 
and a user guide or man page. The installation procedure is explained below.

backwild-2.4.tar.gz Jan 27 2022
Jan 27 2022
findwild-3.3.tar.gz Jan 27 2022
Feb 01 2023   
fotoxx-maps-1.7.tar.gz Mar 01 2021    obsolete after fotoxx-22.30
galaxy2-1.8.tar.gz Jan 27 2022
lbench-6.0.tar.gz Feb 12 2022
mystuff-4.1.tar.gz Sep 01 2022
picpuz-3.4.tar.gz Jan 27 2022
sortpuz-2.0.tar.gz Jan 27 2022
watsup-7.1.tar.gz Jan 01 2023

    The following packages are needed to build and install these programs: 
       xdg-utils, g++, libgtk-3.0-dev, binutils

Fotoxx also needs: 
   libtiff5-dev, libpng-dev, libjpeg-turbo8, liblcms2-dev,
   libclutter-1.0-dev, libchamplain-gtk-0.12-dev,
   libimage-exiftool-perl, dcraw, totem, ffmpeg

Package names may vary:
   The package names above are Debian and Ubuntu names.
   Other Linux flavors may have different names. Happy hunting.
Installation Procedure:
  0.  Install the above dependencies using your package manager.
  1.  Download the tar file by clicking one of the above links.
  2.  Open a terminal window and enter the following commands:
  3.  $ cd Downloads                            # go to tar file location
  4.  $ tar -xzf appname-xxx.tar.gz       # unpack the tar file
  5.  $ chdir appname                          # go to unpacked files
  6.  $ make                                         # build program
  7.  $ sudo make install                      # install program

Missing dependencies will cause error messages in step 6. 
Install these using your package manager and repeat step 6.
Step 7 installs program files in the following locations:
   /usr/bin, /usr/share/appname, /usr/share/doc/appname
Uninstall appname:
  $ sudo rm -f /usr/bin/appname
  $ sudo rm -R -f /usr/share/appname
  $ sudo rm -R -f /usr/share/doc/appname
  $ rm -R -f /home/<user>/.appname

AppImage Packages
AppImage is a "distro agnostic" packaging format (read about it HERE).
These 64-bit packages will work on most Linux flavors released since 2020.
They have been tested on the following:
   Ubuntu 20.04/22.04, Fedora 35/36, EndeavourOS (Arch derivative)

Jan 27 2022
Jan 27 2022
Jan 27 2022
fotoxx-23.1-appimage Feb 01 2023   
Mar 01 2021    obsolete after fotoxx-22.30
Jan 27 2022
Feb 12 2022
Sep 01 2022
Jan 27 2022
Jan 27 2022
Jan 01 2023
Installation Procedure
   1. download the program file by clicking on the corresponding link above.
   2. move the program file to another location, if desired.
   3. using your file manager, right click on the program file, select 'properties'.
   4. in the popup window, select 'permissions', check 'allow executing', close.
   5. [double] left-click the program file to start the program.
The program will install itself in your menu system - no registration is needed.
You may need to log out / log in, or reboot, to update the system menu.
The execution file should now be at:  /home/<user>/.local/bin/
The desktop file should be at:  /home/<user>/.local/share/applications/
To uninstall, simply delete the above files.

PROBLEM: If the appimage fails to start with a message that FUSE is missing,
then install the package for libfuse2. This message is only visible if you start
the appimage from a terminal.