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Package Details: spacenavd 0.6-1

Git Clone URL: https://aur-dev.archlinux.org/spacenavd.git (read-only)
Package Base: spacenavd
Description: The spacenav project provides a free, compatible alternative, to the proprietary 3Dconnexion device driver and SDK, for their 3D input devices (called 'space navigator', 'space pilot', 'space traveller', etc).
Upstream URL: http://spacenav.sourceforge.net/
Licenses: GPL
Provides: spacenavd
Submitter: jaham
Maintainer: jaham
Last Packager: jaham
Votes: 9
Popularity: 0.301496
First Submitted: 2009-01-01 19:01
Last Updated: 2015-06-29 21:21

Latest Comments

greyltc commented on 2015-08-19 17:13

The spacenavd.service file here doesn't work for me. It throws:
spacenavd[2027]: failed to open X11 display ":0.0"
when the service attempts to start, then the daemon does seemingly nothing.

A hacky workaround for this is to
sudo cp /run/user/1000/gdm/Xauthority /root/.Xauthority
where 1000 is your UID. That allows the root user (and thus the service) to talk to the X server so that the daemon works.

foobaz commented on 2015-07-08 05:41

The spnavd_ctl shell script uses xdpyinfo and "spnavd_ctl x11 start" will fail if xdpyinfo is not installed. Can you add a dependency on xdpyinfo?

jaham commented on 2015-01-08 22:49

new upstream version 0.6-1

jaham commented on 2014-03-25 22:35

new package version 0.5-2:
* removed gcc, make from makedepends as pointed out by bchretien
* added systemd service file which i shamelessly copied from https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/3D_Mouse

bchretien commented on 2014-03-24 12:13

You should consider removing gcc and make from makedepends.

jaham commented on 2012-06-21 11:10

Unfortunately my time is very scarce, so you have 2 options to choose from:
1. Contact the spacenavd developer and ask them to consider doing a new release. Then I can update this package accordingly.
2. Start learning how to write an AUR package (which is quite easy to do actually, 'man PKGBUILD' is a starting point). You might have fun doing it and after that might be able to write more AUR packages you need. Which would be a win-win situation for everyone.

uberben commented on 2012-06-20 04:01

There seems to have been a lot of changes made in the svn repository for spacenav since the last release. It would nice if there could be a spacenavd-svn package in addition to this. I have never made an AUR package before, though.