Install Caffeine from sources on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail

I have previously written a post showing you how to compile software from source. You can find it here.

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In this article I will show you how to install Caffeine 2.4.1 on Ubuntu 13.04 Raring Ringtail, from sources.

1. Download the caffeine*.tar.gz file, like this:

$ wget

2. Extract the tar.gz archive:

$ tar -xzvf caffeine_2.4.1+419~oneiric1.tar

3. Create the makefile:

$ cd recipe-2.4.1+419
$ ./update_translations

4. Now, as root, compile the sources:

$ sudo su
# make

5. Install the application, as root:

# make install

6. Remove the temporary unusefull files created by the installation, as root:

# make clean

To uninstall, just type, as root:

# make uninstall

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