Comment 8 for bug 844983

quantenemitter (quantenemitter) wrote :

Yeah!
@swedpool: the following might work (perhaps I forgot something)

sudo apt-get build-dep desktopnova-module-gnome
sudo apt-get install build-essential fakeroot devscripts
mkdir tmp
cd tmp
apt-get source desktopnova-module-gnome
cd desktopnova-0.8
cd src
cd modules
patch < path-to-the-patch-file/desktopnova-ubuntu-11.10.patch
cd ../..
debchange -i
[Enter Version number ....-ubuntu3 and some comments]
debuild -us -uc -i -I
sudo debi

see https://help.ubuntu.com/community/UpdatingADeb