Gnome 2 for AIX 5
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Gnome is the popular and easy-to-use desktop developed by the Open Source Community.
It is widely spread on various platforms and operating systems, among which PowerPC and AIX.
InformationHere are the packages of: (updated 2006/12/19 by Christophe Belle):
Gnome v 2.14.0 for AIX 5
Gnome v 2.16.1 for AIX 5 (testing).
Previous versions of Gnome for AIX (check version of both Gnome and AIX) :
- Gnome for AIX 4.3.3 is no more supported, please upgrade to Gnome 2.14 which can only be done on AIX 5,
- Gnome for AIX 5 from version 2.2.1 to 2.10 is no more supported, please upgrade to Gnome 2.14 below,
- Gnome 2.12.0 for AIX 5 is still supported for a while and available here.
Better upgrade to Gnome 2.14.0 below.
The minimum level recommanded for AIX is 5.1.0.x (whatever x, use "lslpp -l | grep bos.mp" to check).
These packages are in RPM format, so rpm fileset should be installed if not already on your system :
InstallationTo install all the packages :
Put all the packages in a directory and type : rpm -Uvh *.rpm
To install a subset of packages, e.g. binary packages :
Put all the packages in a directory and type : rpm -Uvh *.aix.*.rpm
To install a subset of packages, e.g. sources packages :
Put all the packages in a directory and type : rpm -Uvh *.src.*.rpm
Migration from CDE and Gnome Linux
A short document to leave CDE for Gnome.
This software is provided as-is. It is distributed under various licenses :
GPL, LGPL, BSD, MIT, IBM_ILA. See details for each package.
To check a package license type run : rpm -qip <package>
Comments and questions : gnome-devel team