[Cin] Run And Integrate Cinelerra AppImage With AppImageLauncher

Phyllis Smith phylsmith2017 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 22:11:17 CEST 2021

OK, I have updated it on the website to be README_appimage.txt with you
pinpoint change included.
It definitely reloads the Cinelerra_plugins every time so that is a problem.

On Sun, Oct 3, 2021 at 2:12 PM Terje J. Hanssen via Cin <
cin at lists.cinelerra-gg.org> wrote:

> Phyllis,
> It looks OK, I just put in a pinpoint in the text below:
> Den 03.10.2021 02:44, skrev Phyllis Smith via Cin:
> Terje,
> I will rename it README_appimage.txt which is what I should have done in
> the first place but it was new and I did not know how it would all work
> out.  Below is what it will now say and if it looks OK to you, I will put
> it on the website tomorrow.  Note that I left out any mention of cin.svg
> because now with AppImage, the source is no longer downloaded to the user
> and they would have to get it from the website src/cin...tgz file.  You
> lose some capabilities with the AppImage, but the users who have been
> around awhile can find ways or do their own builds.
> ******************************************************************************************
> AppImage is a software package that can be installed and run on various
> Linux
> distros.  It has several advantages in that there is no need to install or
> compile software and no need to have root permission.  In addition, no
> system
> files are modified and you can simply delete the software by deleting the
> AppImage file.
> To install an AppImage, download it, make it executable and run it. It is a
> compressed image and contains all the dependencies/libraries needed to run.
>   1) download AppImage file     move from Download folder to your
> preference
>   2) make it executable         chmod u+x {AppImageFile name}
>   3) run it, for example        ./CinGG-date-x86_64.AppImpage
> ARCH requires install of the "libappimage" package.
> LEAP 15.3 (openSUSE) requires install of the "appimage" package.
> *****  Alternative GUI method to download provided by Leap 15.3 user *****
> To run and integrate Cinelerra AppImage with installed "AppImageLauncher",
> follow the next few steps.
> Build packages for AppImageLauncher (rpm, deb) to install are found here:
> https://github.com/TheAssassin/AppImageLauncher/releases/tag/continuous
> On openSUSE Leap 15.3 (and hopefully somewhat
> similar on other distros) AppImageLauncher is integrated with Firefox.
>    1) Start to download the AppImage file, and the download Manager
> popups in Firefox
>       with the option to open it with AppImageLauncher (instead of Saving).
>    2) At the end of the download a new popup asks to integrate it with
>       your desktop system, so click OK.  The AppImage installation
> directory
>       is /home/user/Application by default, but can be changed.
> This automatically is integrated with icons and in the Gnome app-menu.
> -------------------------
> Terje J. H
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