[maemo-developers] Help with menu integration for an X11 game

From: Tapani Pälli tapani.palli at nokia.com
Date: Fri Aug 3 08:56:45 EEST 2007

ext Missouga wrote:
> I've just uploaded a working version of the "Four Rivers" game. In the
> archive you'll find sources and a precompiled binary for your Nokia
> N800.  Just copy the binary somewhere in your executable path and the
> tiles image in /usr/share/rivers
> https://garage.maemo.org/projects/rivers/
> For now you can start the game by typing 'rivers' in an X Terminal. The
> configuration file is created in /home/user and can be edited to your
> taste.
> Help is needed to integrate this game in the Nokia's task manager.
> rivers only uses libX11/libXft and can run on any PC as well.
You need to provide .desktop file as attached in this mail. This file
needs to be installed to /usr/share/applications/hildon. I would suggest
you to read documentation at maemo.org.

> Although this is not a Gtk project I think it has to be linked agains
> Hildon and the stripped version of Gnome to make it appear in the
> Nokia's menues.
> Please let me know if you can help me to build a proper .deb package
> with an install file out of this project.

I don't want to tell you as I might be using politically incorrect
method of doing debian packages myself. But here's a link to package
guide available at maemo.org :


> Thanks.
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// Tapani

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