Source Code

The NetNewsTicker is licensed under the GPL and is free/open source software.

Required development packages:

  • cmake
  • kdepimlibs5-dev
  • kdelibs5-dev
  • libqt4-core
  • libqt4-dev
  • libboost-dev

The source code of the NetNewsTicker is hosted in a public repository at gitHub.
The address of the repository is

To get the source code, execute the following in the Konsole:

git clone

To compile the NetNewsTicker:

$>cd netnewsticker
$>mkdir build
$>cd build
$>cmake -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/usr/ -DPLUGIN_INSTALL_DIR=/usr/lib/kde4 -DSERVICES_INSTALL_DIR=/usr/share/kde4/services -DLOCALE_INSTALL_DIR=/usr/share/locale/ -DICON_INSTALL_DIR=/usr/share/icons ../

To install:

$>make install

After that the NetNewsTicker is ready to be used.

Published on Friday November 12th, 2010
Modified on Saturday August 25th, 2012

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