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+Copyright (C) 2003-2010 Jason Woodward <woodwardj at jaos dot org>
+This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
+it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
+the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
+any later version.
+This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
+but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+GNU Library General Public License for more details.
+You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
+along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
+Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.
+ slapt-update-service is a DBus service which notifies about package updates
+ available via slapt-get and gslapt. slapt-update-service places an icon in
+ the user's notification area when updates are available. Clicking the icon
+ starts upgrading with gslapt.
+ To build from source, you must have these packages installed:
+ autoconf automake libtool m4 gettext gettext-tools pkgconfig
+ glibc atk glib2 gtk+2 pango x11 zlib dbus-glib openssl curl
+ slapt-get
+ Run ./configure. you must specify the use of one of the following graphical
+ su/sudo applications: gnomesu, gksu, kdesu. For example:
+ ./configure --prefix=/usr --sysconfdir=/etc --with-gnomesu=yes
+ Now run make.
+ You can either run 'make install' or 'make pkg'. The 'pkg' make target
+ will create a Slackware package in ./pkg.
+ Right now the graphical su/sudo application gnomesu is hardcoded within
+ slapt-update-service based on the build time configure option.