Install Open Cache Manager in Gentoo (and probably any other distro)

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OCM, or Open Cache Manager is an piece of software for all your geocaching needs.


Gentoo doesn’t has an ebuild (at least none I couldn’t find) for OCM. We need to configure it by hand. This means compile it. OCM is developed in C# and Java . It is heavily dependent on Mono.

This are packages for Gentoo, but probably for any other distro, the names are equal if not the same.  It could work .

Dependencies:

Let’s emerge all this packages. This may take a while, whether you already have or not some packages

After all dependencies are met, lets configure and install Open Cache Manager

Download the latest version from http://sourceforge.net/projects/opencachemanage/files/

If there’s something missing, configure will exit with an error and with the information of what’s missing.

After all installed, let’s execute it. The binary for OCM is ocm-gtk !

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