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Package Details: kimchi 2.2.0-2

Git Clone URL: (read-only)
Package Base: kimchi
Description: An HTML5 management interface for KVM
Upstream URL:
Licenses: Apache, LGPL2.1
Groups: kimchi-project
Conflicts: kimchi-git
Submitter: disconnect
Maintainer: rafaelsoaresbr
Last Packager: rafaelsoaresbr
Votes: 9
Popularity: 0.570775
First Submitted: 2014-01-29 21:54
Last Updated: 2016-06-29 21:11

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adamrushad commented on 2017-01-07 23:58

I can confirm that kimchi works with qemu-headless. That being said, libguestfs also depends on qemu, so without it being updated to use qemu-headless (it works, too), we'll still have to either edit the PKGBUILD, or install the full version of qemu.

rafaelsoaresbr commented on 2016-12-20 22:29

I've installed it on a headless system too. Please let me know if it will work with qemu-headless

sasy360 commented on 2016-12-20 19:28

Is there a reason why qemu is a dependency and not qemu-headless. (not if it's possible to provide alternatives for a dependency in PKGBUILD)
I'm trying to install this package on a headless server. I don't need all the junk that comes with qemu.

rafaelsoaresbr commented on 2016-06-26 21:11

I've had problems when running the server without those fonts installed.
I'm trying to lower the number of dependencies (specially the ones available on AUR).
So, do you suggest remove the drop-in and let the user do the work? (I've placed the dronp-in in /usr/lib/systemd/system/wokd.service.d/kimchi.conf)

So we have some options:
1 - remove the drop-in file, since it only adds a Require/Wants
2 - place the drop-in at /usr/lib/systemd/system/wokd.service.d/kimchi.conf (good practice?)
3 - Merge wokd, ginger-base and kimchi packages into kimchi

gdamjan commented on 2016-06-26 17:30

no need to copy the .unit file, that's a drop-in

I'll have to use the software a bit more to check on those font dependencies.

rafaelsoaresbr commented on 2016-06-26 12:28

Should it contain only this?



And user should manually copy the desired config file?

Another question, upstream devs says ttf-font-awesome and ttf-opensans to be installed, are there any other packages in the official repo that provides these?

gdamjan commented on 2016-06-26 01:06

thanks @rafaelsoaresbr

I'll try it soon.

Again, about /etc/systemd/system/wokd.service.d/kimchi.conf

1) since it's a packaged file it probably needs to go to /usr/lib/systemd/system/
2) Requires=wokd.service and After=wokd.service don't make sense, since the kimchi.conf drop-in extends the same wokd.service file. wokd shouldn't depend on itself.

rafaelsoaresbr commented on 2016-06-23 16:27

Hello gdamjan,

I've made a mistake, the package wok available here is not the same I've created here

So, I'm going to rename my package to wokd, until this, please test my another packages wok-git, ginger-base-git, ginger-git and kimchi-git

They worked for me.


I've just updated this package:
There are four packages:
wokd, ginger-base, ginger and kimchi
ginger isn't maintained by me and is out-of-date.

You can use the -git packages until ginger gets updated.


Kimchi 2.2.0 is out, it only requires wokd and ginger-base. ginger is still out-of-date.

gdamjan commented on 2016-06-23 15:53

What's the idea behind the drop-in /etc/systemd/system/wokd.service.d/kimchi.conf ?
There is no wokd.service in the wokd package. Also the After=/Requires= wokd.service in a drop-in for wokd.service makes no sense.

rafaelsoaresbr commented on 2016-06-22 16:16

Hello guys, I've created the following packages because the existing ones were out-of-date or unmaintained:

wok-git, ginger-base-git, ginger-git and kimchi-git

If you are going to install kimchi-git or ginger-git, consider installing wok-git and ginger-base-git first as dependencies:

makepkg -si --asdeps

Please contribute, I'm going to adopt this package, but wok and ginger needs to be updated by their current maintainers, until this, use the -git versions.