Google Gadget For Linux

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I manage to make it work on CentOS 5.2

first time compile it complete smoothly .. but.

first time run it said cannot load ..


then do

yum install xulrunner-devel xulrunner-devel-unstable


and again try run


did’nt work.. then try.

ggl-gtk –help

then try

ggl-gtk -ns

then take a peek at /usr/local/share/google-gadgets

ggl-gtk analog-clock

… and it ask for permission to allow this to access network and bla..bla.. click yes..

and yes.. it popup nicely.. at the sidebar..


another screenshot..


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4 thoughts on “Google Gadget For Linux

  1. HawkEYE Post author

    for ease of use .. add a launcher at desktop
    with this parameter at command box.

    /usr/local/bin/ggl-gtk >/dev/null > 2&1

    select the icon .. and fill in the description..


    click and google gadget will appear.

  2. shibu073

    using the gg-binary tar file .I am not able to install google gadgets in centos 5.2. when i run the command “ggl-gtk “it gives error as

    Not a regular file: /
    ggl-gtk: symbol lookup error: ggl-gtk: undefined symbol: _ZN7ggadget7SideBar26ConnectOnGoogleIconClickedEPNS_5Slot0IvEE
    You have new mail in /var/spool/mail/root

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