kitty, a Qt/KDE based RSS podcast and video aggregator, is now in unstable

kitty screenshot

As mentioned earlier, I wanted to package the KDE videoblog client kitty for Debian. I finally found the time to really do it, and the package has entered Debian unstable a few days ago. The first bug has already been reported (sigh), but I'm working on it.

kitty got even mentioned in Debian Weekly News (w00t!)

Comments

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

Really thanks

I'm really happy to find your blog because 'kitty' is only existing KDE podcast client work correctly in Kubuntu.
Google fall directly in this page.
I testing install before with KPodder but it's not work with KDE 4.0 for now.
And the design of it is GR8.

Cool app, tough to compile

Cool app. I run suse on amd x86_64 and had a very difficult time compiling kitty. I searched and this is one of the few blog or forum postings I found about the app, so I thought I would explain how I compiled in case other people with similar problems come looking. (Of course, if you use debian, it sounds like there is already a good solution.)

1) DL the source here: http://kde-apps.org/content/show.php?content=29730

2) I had to symlink automake and aclocal because I have versions 1.9, and I needed versions 1.6:

ln -s /usr/bin/aclocal-1.9 /usr/bin/aclocal-1.6
ln -s /usr/bin/automake-1.9 /usr/bin/automake-1.6

3) Use the right configure args:

./configure --with-qt-dir=/usr/lib64/qt3 --with-qt-includes=/usr/lib64/qt3/include --with-qt-libraries=/usr/lib64/qt3/lib64 --enable-libsuffix=64 --prefix=/opt/kde3

4) Then just 'make' and 'make install' -- and 'kitty', of course!

kitty / SuSE / x86_64

Thanks for the hints! You could also try "autoreconf -i" instead of symlinking the tools, that should rebuild the auto* files and use 1.9 then, I guess...

Uwe.

DWN

DWN publish a line about every new package in debian. :)

Ssh...

Ssshhhh, don't tell anybody ;)

Seriously though, are you sure about that? There are way more packages listed here than are mentioned in the latest DWN issue...