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Setting up Satellite Restriction Tracker can be a little messy on some distributions of Linux. To help users get SRT installed on their penguin boxes, I've compiled this page of helpful hints.
Satellite Restriction Tracker has only a few requirements, but they're essential to running the program correctly. You need the Mono Framework (at least version 2.8; 2.10 or newer is better if your distro supports it), X11, and a couple other libraries like mono-basic and appindicator-sharp.
The Setup Bash will attempt to download and install these files automatically, but it only works if your distro runs APT, DNF, ZYpper, urpmi, or pacman. If you're running a distro without a package manager such as Slackware, you may need to do much of this manually.
For reference, here are the common packages and various names they're often found under in common Repositories:
AppIndicator#: libappindicator0.1-cil, libappindicator-sharp (appindicator-sharp.dll is downloaded by the Installer if no package can be installed, which simply bypasses AppIndicator support).
The installer will prompt to add the Mono-Project repository to your distro (if supported) automatically, if any required packages are not available by default. This feature is as forward-compatible as I could manage, but in case of issues installing Mono or upgrading your Linux version, please check your sources list against the instructions on the Mono website.
Now for the nitty-gritty. See if you can find your distro below for extra notes. If you run into trouble, you can ask me for help in the comments section of the download page and I'll add it to the list.
The Installer will prompt to install the following AUR packages: