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Subject: Re: VMWare Environment

Re: VMWare Environment

From: Martin Arver <martin.arver_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-03-23

Hello Mark,

I think palatino.sty is contained within the tetex-extra package. Did
you install that as well as tetex-base?

Martin

On 3/23/06, Mark Bright <mark@redbreva.com> wrote:
>
> Uhmmm, tried \\debian and \\debian\user neither worked.
>
> Managed to get latex installed - quite pleased with myself over that one -
> the command you gave was not quite perfect, but got me close enough to work
> it out - thank you
>
> tried the manual again, but this time it failed with a missing file
> Palatino.sty' !!
>
> Tried to compile the manual in Cygwin and that also failed, but for
> differing errors...
>
> OK, clean download of source, and back to Cygwin for now by the looks of
> it... Happy to be a guinea pig and do some 'novice testing' if and when
> something changes
>
> In the meantime, I have downloaded the Ubuntu image, and I will continue my
> experiments in Unix with that :-)
>
> Mark
>
>
> ________________________________
> From: rockbox-dev-bounces@cool.haxx.se
> [mailto:rockbox-dev-bounces@cool.haxx.se] On Behalf Of
> XavierGr
> Sent: 23 March 2006 20:36
> To: Rockbox development
> Subject: Re: VMWare Environment
>
>
> Start->Run-> \\debian
>
> You don't need the exact IP to see your Linux files. Just type the name of
> the linux machine which happens to be "debian".
>
> The VMware image is very handy to build firmwares, but its current status
> has some limitations.
> As you describe your manual problem I assume that the latex libraries aren't
> installed.
> Type apt-get install latex (or something like that) to see if there is an
> available package for installation.
> The same applies to the simulator. You can't build the sim without
> downloading some packages, like Xserver, libsdl e.t.c
>
> The VMware image is quick too set, fast to compile but has, currently, no
> manual or sim.
> Cygwin is slow as hell but a complete solution.
> Until the VMware image is updated with some packages I can't consider it a
> complete user-friendly solution.
>
>
>
>
>
> On 23/03/06, Mark Bright <mark@redbreva.com> wrote:
> > |> Mark
> > |I am assuming that windows is your "host os" and linux is the
> > |"guest os" ?
> > |Are you trying to use the builtin host - guest file sharing
> > |through VMware workstation? Or are you trying to setup Samba
> > |file sharing from / to Linux?
> >
> > Thanks for the reply...
> >
> > First I should state that my knowledge of *nix in general is
> > extremely limited - part of the attraction of the rockbox
> > development environment is being able to build that knowldege up..
> > And secondly my knowledge of VMWare is close to none -
> > I simply followed the instructions on
> >
> http://www.rockbox.org/twiki/bin/view/Main/VMwareDevelopmentPlatform
> > and started -and finished :( - there...
> >
> > I am guessing that I am attempting to setup Samba:
> >
> > <Quote>
> > To make it easy to access the files in the virtual Linux
> > operating system, we have included Samba. We've configured
> > the user's home directory as a file share.
> >
> > This means that you can edit the source in your favorite Windows
> > editor (that supports UNIX formatted files!) and compile in
> > the virtual machine.
> >
> > * Share name: \\ip\user
> > * Share username: user
> > * Share password: rockbox
> > </Quote>
> >
> > I really am paddling around in the dark here :-)
> >
> >
>
>
Received on Thu Mar 23 23:00:16 2006


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