Ubuntu comes with gnome by default. I had installed konqueror and ksvn, but
I would assume kdesvn is somewhat more useful?
I'll have to give it a shot. I didn't see kdesvn in the installable package
list for ubuntu, so I might have to try building from source.
On 4/14/06, Craig White <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-04-14 at 09:42 -0400, Kevin Galligan wrote:
> > I'm sure this has been talked about over and over, but I need some
> > good direction here. I've been developing on windows for quite some
> > time. I have a shared server that is linux based, and have decided to
> > also do my development in linux for various reasons. There's a lot
> > that I like about it, and initially had a really good feeling about
> > it. However, its the little things are getting to me. One of them is
> > the subversion support. I use ubuntu, and have come to terms with the
> > fact that I can't just download the latest subversion and run it.
> > However, there's no tortoisesvn. This one app is almost enough to get
> > me to switch back. From what I've found, the linux users seem to
> > prefer the cli. Anybody have another option? No offense to rapid,
> > but I've never liked it. I have it installed now, and again its
> > missing the little things. For example, I'd like to right-click and
> > select ignore on a directory. You can select the '.' directory, and
> > add 'svn:ignore' with the directory as a value, but its clunky. Also,
> > I had to build 9.1 from source, and there is apparently no ssl
> > support. I know, you can build it in. Its just such a pain to build
> > from source every time you want to install something. I've tried to
> > build subcommander, but can get past configure.
> > So, any thoughts? I hate to sound like I'm complaining about free
> > software. Love subversion. Want to be on linux. Love tortoise. If
> > I can find a decent gui I'll stick around for a while, but can't come
> > to a conclusion. I also have a hard time trying some out, like
> > subcommander, because of the startup time (source builds).
> > I have smartsvn installed, but the documentation and the actual client
> > don't seem to jive. I'm also not sure what is a pay feature and what
> > isn't, and I think I'd rather go back to windows, which I already own,
> > than pay for a client on linux. Unless there's something really sweet
> > that I haven't seen yet.
> > Maybe I should use a different linux distribution? Maybe fedora has
> > newer/more pre-built packages? So far the user experience of ubuntu
> > has been great so I'm reluctant to switch, but it would be a
> > possibility.
> On Fedora, I use kdesvn. I would expect that the same package is
> available for Ubuntu
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Received on Fri Apr 14 16:56:06 2006