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Pan Newsreader and Multi-part Images in Kubuntu 10.4 Lucid Lynx

I got frustrated at not being able to view multi-part images directly in Pan newsreader. I could save them to my local system and view them, but that's too many steps. For whatever reason this bug has been around for at least 6 months.

I started with the article from http://www.scottkuma.net/pan-newsreader-and-multi-part-images-in-ubuntu-9-10-karmic-koala, but had to make some changes to support the latest version of Kubuntu (10.4 Lucid Lynx). First, I needed to install a number of application to support the building of Pan on my Kubuntu 10.4 version.

$ sudo apt-get install pan gitk gnome-common libgtk2.0-dev libpcre3-dev libgmime-2.4-dev build-essential kde-devel subversion libncurses5-dev libtag1-dev libqca2-dev libstrigiqtdbusclient-dev libstreamanalyzer-dev
I removed git and git-core -and added several kubuntu specific libraries to the install list. I think I needed all of them, but I'm not completely sure. Kubuntu then required a restart. After that I followed the inst…