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The current version of Ksetiwatch is developed for KDE 2.x with Qt 2.2.x or higher, and for KDE3/Qt3. In addition, you will need the SETI@home client software to make full use of this program. Check out the SETI@home web page for details.

Download the latest version here:

For KDE 3.x:


source package ksetiwatch-3.0.1.tar.bz2
binary RPM package for Fedora Core 3 (i386) ksetiwatch-3.0.1-1fc3.i386.rpm
source RPM package for Fedora Core 3 ksetiwatch-3.0.1-1fc3.src.rpm
Slackware package
FreeBSD package

For KDE 2.x:


source package ksetiwatch-2.6.1.tar.bz2
binary RPM package for SuSE 7.1
(KDE 2.2.2, Qt 2.3.1, XFree 4.2.0)
source RPM package for SuSE ksetiwatch-2.5.1-kde2-1suse.src.rpm
binary RPM package for RedHat 7.x
(KDE 2.2.2, Qt 2.3.1, XFree 4.0.3)
source RPM package for RedHat ksetiwatch-2.5.1-kde2-1rh7.src.rpm

Older versions can be found at the SourceForge download page.

For KDE 1.1.x:

source package ksetiwatch-0.5.4.tar.gz
binary RPM package for SuSE 6.x ksetiwatch-0.5.4-1.i386.rpm
binary RPM package for RedHat 6.x ksetiwatch-0.5.4-1rh6.i386.rpm

Installation of the source package:

  1. Unpack the source code with `tar xzvf ksetiwatch-x.x.x.tar.gz'.
  2. `cd' to the directory containing the package's source code.
  3. Prepare the source package for either KDE2 or KDE3 by typing `make -f Makefile.use kde_version', where kde_version is either `kde2' or `kde3'. By default, the package is configured for KDE3.
  4. Type `./configure' to configure the package for your system. If you're using `csh' on an old version of System V, you might need to type `sh ./configure' instead to prevent `csh' from trying to execute `configure' itself.

    You can tell `configure' where the compiled programs and any data files and documentation shall be copied to at a later stage by adding a `--prefix=' parameter. Please read the INSTALL file in the source package or type `./configure --help' for more details.

    Running `configure' takes a while. While running, it prints some messages telling which features it is checking for. In particular, make sure that `configure' picks up the right KDE/Qt directories (in case you have installed different versions of KDE/Qt).

  5. Type `make' to compile the package.
  6. Type `make install' to install the programs and any data files and documentation. This step has to be done as "root" (i.e. with rights to write to system directories).
  7. You can remove the program binaries and object files from the source code directory by typing `make clean'.
  8. You will find a link to the Ksetiwatch executable under `Applications'. In case of KDE 1.1.x, restart KDE's panel to see the link.
    Note: there is no need to place Ksetiwatch in the `Autostart' directory, since Ksetiwatch makes use of KDE's session management.

The SetiContainer class:

source package SetiContainer-0.5.tar.gz

Older versions can be found at the SourceForge download page.