Deska project is a graphical representation of chess games from PGN files.
Deska provides graphical representations of chess games from PGN files.
It can load chess games from big PGN-files, edit and save games, use Crafty or Phalanx for analysis, search by players, events, or results, provide different board styles, etc.
· Qt 3.0.1 (or higher) libraries
To compile and link the Deska sources, also the devel-packages are necessary (not only the runtime libraries). For version older than 0.6.0 you need the special tools autoconf and automake.
Check if the the environment variable QTDIR is set correctly. (e.g. /usr/local/qt on my system.)
Login as root. Supposed you downloaded the deska sources (deska.tar.gz or deska-x.x.x) to the /tmp directory, use the commands specified below):
root@linuxbox:/tmp > tar xzvf deska.tar.gz
root@linuxbox:/tmp > cd deska-x.x.x
root@linuxbox:/tmp > qmake
root@linuxbox:/tmp > make
root@linuxbox:/tmp > make install