LinuxQuestions.org
Support LQ: Use code LQ3 and save $3 on Domain Registration
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 01-07-2014, 04:33 PM   #1
jazzo
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2012
Posts: 192

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
building hexchat


Hello guys, I am trying to install hexchat but I have run into some problem. I am following this guide https://gist.github.com/gandaro/3194136 and run this:
Code:
sudo apt-get install automake1.10 libtool libglib2.0-dev libgtk2.0-dev libxml2-dev
The output seems reasonable:
Code:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
libgtk2.0-dev is already the newest version.
libglib2.0-dev is already the newest version.
libglib2.0-dev set to manually installed.
The following packages were automatically installed and are no longer required:
  gir1.2-ubuntuoneui-3.0 libubuntuoneui-3.0-1 thunderbird-globalmenu
Use 'apt-get autoremove' to remove them.
The following extra packages will be installed:
  autoconf autotools-dev libltdl-dev m4
Suggested packages:
  autoconf2.13 autoconf-archive gnu-standards autoconf-doc libtool-doc gfortran fortran95-compiler gcj
Recommended packages:
  automake automaken
The following NEW packages will be installed
  autoconf automake1.10 autotools-dev libltdl-dev libtool libxml2-dev m4
0 upgraded, 7 newly installed, 0 to remove and 74 not upgraded.
Need to get 2,628 kB of archives.
After this operation, 9,354 kB of additional disk space will be used.
Do you want to continue [Y/n]? y
Get:1 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main m4 amd64 1.4.16-2ubuntu1 [200 kB]
Get:2 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main autoconf all 2.68-1ubuntu2 [560 kB]
Get:3 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main autotools-dev all 20120210.1ubuntu1 [42.4 kB]
Get:4 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main automake1.10 all 1:1.10.3-1ubuntu1 [516 kB]
Get:5 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main libltdl-dev amd64 2.4.2-1ubuntu1 [202 kB]
Get:6 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise/main libtool amd64 2.4.2-1ubuntu1 [302 kB]
Get:7 http://gb.archive.ubuntu.com/ubuntu/ precise-updates/main libxml2-dev amd64 2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.6 [805 kB]
Fetched 2,628 kB in 0s (3,002 kB/s)
Selecting previously unselected package m4.
(Reading database ... 221002 files and directories currently installed.)
Unpacking m4 (from .../m4_1.4.16-2ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package autoconf.
Unpacking autoconf (from .../autoconf_2.68-1ubuntu2_all.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package autotools-dev.
Unpacking autotools-dev (from .../autotools-dev_20120210.1ubuntu1_all.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package automake1.10.
Unpacking automake1.10 (from .../automake1.10_1%3a1.10.3-1ubuntu1_all.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package libltdl-dev.
Unpacking libltdl-dev (from .../libltdl-dev_2.4.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package libtool.
Unpacking libtool (from .../libtool_2.4.2-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb) ...
Selecting previously unselected package libxml2-dev.
Unpacking libxml2-dev (from .../libxml2-dev_2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.6_amd64.deb) ...
Processing triggers for install-info ...
Processing triggers for man-db ...
Processing triggers for doc-base ...
Processing 1 added doc-base file...
Registering documents with scrollkeeper...
Setting up m4 (1.4.16-2ubuntu1) ...
Setting up autoconf (2.68-1ubuntu2) ...
Setting up autotools-dev (20120210.1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up automake1.10 (1:1.10.3-1ubuntu1) ...
update-alternatives: using /usr/bin/automake-1.10 to provide /usr/bin/automake (automake) in auto mode.
Setting up libltdl-dev (2.4.2-1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libtool (2.4.2-1ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libxml2-dev (2.7.8.dfsg-5.1ubuntu4.6) ...
and here is my question: when I execute
Code:
$ ./autogen.sh
I get this:
Code:
antobbo@antobbo-linux-Dell-System-XPS-L702X:~$ ./autogen.sh
bash: ./autogen.sh: No such file or directory
I tried to figure it out myself, but I didn't get anywhere. ANy idea?
thanks
 
Old 01-08-2014, 06:39 AM   #2
TenTenths
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2011
Location: Dublin
Distribution: Centos 5 / 6 / 7
Posts: 2,171

Rep: Reputation: 752Reputation: 752Reputation: 752Reputation: 752Reputation: 752Reputation: 752Reputation: 752
As you haven't told us what you've tried while attempting to figure it out, here's my top two tips:
  • You're in the wrong folder, one that doesn't containg the autogen.sh script.
  • You didn't download / unpack the source code you're trying to configure / compile.
 
Old 01-10-2014, 04:01 PM   #3
jazzo
Member
 
Registered: Jul 2012
Posts: 192

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Hi, well I was trying to install hexchat, unsuccessfully apparently. Nevermind, I have installed instead xchat, which is pretty much the same :-)
 
Old 01-10-2014, 07:45 PM   #4
John VV
LQ Muse
 
Registered: Aug 2005
Location: A2 area Mi.
Posts: 16,830

Rep: Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409Reputation: 2409
from this
Quote:
antobbo@antobbo-linux-Dell-System-XPS-L702X:~$ ./autogen.sh
you were NOT in the source folder
BUT
instead in your "HOME" folder

you must be in the folder THAT has that script
as in
The source folder you are trying to build !
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Building an out-of-tree module without building the kernel source lijodevasia Linux - General 2 08-01-2013 01:45 AM
Suggestion to swap out XChat in favor of Hexchat s3phir0th115 Slackware 5 05-26-2013 03:26 AM
Building 2.4.26... pda_h4x0r Linux - General 0 04-17-2006 06:03 PM
Building a Pc j_w_ Linux - Newbie 7 06-14-2003 09:53 AM
Building a new pc nixdisciple Linux - Hardware 5 07-19-2002 07:38 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:45 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration