> > Hi all, hope someone can help here.... > > > > > >> Date: Thu, 28 Feb 2008 20:25:13 -0500 > >> From: email@example.com > >> To: firstname.lastname@example.org > >> Subject: [Gramps-users] Installing Gramps on the ASUS Eee PC 4G > >> > >> FWIW: Gramps runs just fine on the little bugger ;-) > >> > > > > Wish it ran on mine, eek! > > > Hang on - it will!
and now it does!
> >> First follow the suggestions in > >> /http://wiki.eeeuser.com/howto:beginners_guide/ to back-up simpleui.rc, > >> and run then "pimpmyeee.sh", menu choice 4, to enhance the sources list. > >> It would help to follow most of the suggestions on this page. > >> > > > > Done as stated above. > > > > > >> Then "sudo apt-get install gramps" to install the Gramps 2.2.3-1 > >> package. This is not the latest version and you won't find the > >> dependencies for the latest version available. > >> > > > > when I type this in to console, I get an error message that it can not install. > From that I suspect that you don't have the sources entered correctly. > Did you successfully complete step 6 in the Beginner's Guide? Did you > follow that with 'sudo apt-get update'? If you did these things then > please list the contents of '/etc/apt/sources.list' - copy and paste > would be best. > > -- > Dave Rowell - KI4JVU - BEARS-1 Vehicle Maintenance Officer
It's amazing what happens when you follow the instructions! Somehow I had overlooked step 6 when I received my eee.
I ran step 6 and went back to the GRAMPS page for the Eee and tried again. It worked!
A big "thank you" to everyone that helped and had ideas and also for your patience.
Laura (who is now using GRAMPS on her eee)
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