A short time ago I wrote about how the Sguil 0.7-CVS client can be installed on Ubuntu Feisty. Since then there has been a change to Sguil that changes the requirements a bit. Because of this the standard tcllib package in Feisty is no longer usable. It provides tcllib 1.8 while Sguil now needs 1.9. Luckily, we can use the tcllib package from the upcoming Ubuntu release called ‘Gutsy’. It can be found here: http://packages.ubuntu.com/gutsy/interpreters/tcllib
I installed it with this command:
$ sudo dpkg –install tcllib_1.9.dfsg1-1_all.deb
This made Sguil 0.7-CVS work again on my system.
I just got a new workstation that I’m setting up today with Ubuntu Feisty 7.04. When setting up the Sguil client from CVS I needed to install the following packages (including dependencies, but apt-get takes care of that):
After this it ran but looked horrible because of some ugly font that was used. I found that for my use the following fonts look good:
standard: Bitstream Vera Sans 12
fixed: Bitstream Vera Sans Mono 12
Both fonts are installed by default and can be selected in the Sguil client by opening the ‘File’ dropdown menu and choosing ‘Change Font’.