install activestate komodo in freebsd 6.2

vuthecuong cuongvt at
Thu Jul 19 14:29:25 UTC 2007

I'm very interesting in this article:
I searched Googled but could not find linux libcpp5 tarball.
Could anyone give me the link of it?

The article is as below:
Installing Komodo IDE 4.0 on FreeBSD ~ FreeBSD

After struggling awhile with the installation of Komodo on my FreeBSD 
6.2 system, I *finally* was successful in getting it up-and-running. 
Therefore I would like to share my experiences in the hopes that in the 
future it may be helpful for some other fellow FreeBSD-er.


1. Download the linux libcpp5 tarball.
2. Unpack and cd into extracted dirtectory.
3. As root run ./
4. Choose install directory: /usr/compat/linux/opt/Komodo-IDE-4.0
5. As root cd /usr/compat/linux/opt/Komodo-IDE-4.0
6. For the bin, share and lib directories do the following:
1. chmod -R +x dirname
2. chmod -R -s dirname
3. chmod -R -t dirname
4. chmod -R +r dirname
7. Download the license and install on Windows or Linux (not FreeBSD)
8. Copy ~/.ActiveState/ActiveState.lic and place in ~/.ActiveState directory
9. Komodo can now be started as: 

You can now create a quick launcher by using one of the images found in: 

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