Skip to main content

New Package on SlackHacks: mysql-workbench

I have added a new version of mysql-workbench (5.2.39) on my SlackHacks along with it's build order and dependency list. It appears that there's one new package that is not available on SBo yet, which is ctemplate. I have created a SlackBuild script for that package and now it also resides on my SlackHacks repository.

I have tried to track every dependencies required for this package, but since some of them may already be installed on my machine, i may not notice it. Let me know if there's some missing requirements that are not listed below:
- lua (available on Slackware)
- wxGTK-2.8.12/wxPython-2.8.12 (available on SBo)
- sqlite3 (available on Slackware)
- ORBit2 (available on Slackware)
- GConf (available on Slackware)
- libsigc++-2.2.10
- glibmm-2.32.0
- cairomm-1.10.0
- pangomm-2.28.4
- gtkmm-2.24.2
- ctemplate-2.2
- paramiko-1.7.7.1 (available on SBo)
  - pycrypto-2.5
- pexpect-2.3

Update: (May 12): Yesterday, Walesa informed me that MySQL Workbench requires SSH Tunnel Manager and it's not working on the package created by my SlackBuild script. I debugged it and found the problem. It seems that it requires paramiko (which depends on pycrypto), so i updated the README to add additional dependency. Since paramiko in SBo is already at the latest version, i don't have to add them into my SlackHacks, so i just added updated version of pycrypto-2.5 (pycrypto in SBo is still at 2.3).

One more thing. I added some note about changing how MySQL accept incoming connection. Since by default Slackware configuration, MySQL was  set up to deny accepting incoming connection from outside, you will have problem using MySQL Workbench since it uses SSH tunnel manager which creates a connection into your own machine but treated like an incoming connection. In order to fix this, you must allow MySQL to accept incoming connection by editing /etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld and comment this line
SKIP="--skip-networking"
and then restart your MySQL Daemon by issuing:
/etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld stop
/etc/rc.d/rc.mysqld start


Here's a screenshot of the new MySQL Workbench:

Popular posts from this blog

Running Rsync Via Proxy

One way to get the latest Slackware updates is by running rsync to syncronize your local repository and the main repository that hold the Slackware packages. Eric Hameleers has provided a great script called rsync_current.sh and how i modified this tool has been discussed on my previous post. In general, it works, except for one problem, when your computer is connecting to the Internet through a proxy.

My workstation at my office is connected to the Internet through a proxy, so i can't use normal rsync to work normally. I browsed the web and i found this site which tells us about how we should modify our squid configuration to allow rsync connection from any computer from our local networks. I asked my sysadmin to try this script. He agreed and he updated the squid configuration on the proxy.

Next, i need to update my environment variable RSYNC_PROXY to the host of the proxy and also the port. Let's say you are running a proxy on 192.168.1.1 and port 8080, then you need to run …

NVidia Legacy Unix Driver Update

NVidia has released an updated legacy drivers to support X.Org 1.19 with ABI 23. It has been mentioned in the UNIX drivers, but you can directly find the drivers from the links below:
NVidia 304.134 (x86x86_64)NVidia 340.101 (x86, x86_64) I have tested the 304.134 driver and it's working great here. I can finally remove x from my /etc/slackpkg/blacklist file since it's a showstopper for me.
Aside from legacy driver, NVidia has also released their latest driver 375.26 (x86, x86_64), which brings support for newer cards and also many new features (including X.Org 1.19 with ABI 23 support). 

Security Update: firefox, irssi, pidgin

Three security updates were released for today:
firefox: Upgraded to 45.4.0esr for 14.1 and 14.2 and 49.0 for currentirssi: Upgraded to 0.8.20pidgin: Upgraded to 2.10.11, 2.10.12, and 2.11.0 for all stable Slackware releases depending on their support Some minor update in current:
mkinitrd: Add dmsetup supportemacs: Upgraded to 25.1qt: Fix multilib issue network-scripts: Fix minor issue