To compile and install qnotify from source apply the following steps:

  1. You need to have the qt-libraries, qt-headers, kde-libraries and kde-headers installed.
  2. Unpack the downloaded tarball e.g. with tar or a graphical frontend like ark
  3. cd into the directory where you have unpacked the files
  4. Do a ./configure (./configure --help gives further instructions)
  5. Type "make"
  6. Login as root with "su root"
  7. Type "make install"
  8. That's it


Make sure that dcopserver and kded are running before starting ktray