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Old 09-07-2006, 03:40 PM   #1
jaffa_kree
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can't install a program -- the 'configure' command is not found


Hi All,

I'm trying to install ABC, which is a program I currently use on Windows. I downloaded the necessary files and when I type './configure' on my console window (while in the directory of the ABC files) I get the error:

bash: ./configure: No such file or directory


I tried just typing 'configure' and in that case it returns:

bash: configure: command not found


I'm using SUSE 9.2. If there is any other information that is necessary to answer this question please ask. I installed this OS a very long time ago and I don't even remember much about it... I barely got it to install and I haven't used it much since then.

Thanks.
 
Old 09-07-2006, 03:44 PM   #2
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you aren't in the right directory if ./configure doesn't work. change to the directory where ther script is and try again.
 
Old 09-07-2006, 03:46 PM   #3
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This source didnt come with a configure file...

Last edited by jaffa_kree; 09-07-2006 at 04:07 PM.
 
Old 09-07-2006, 10:39 PM   #4
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That would explain why you get "No such file or directory", then. Isn't there a README or INSTALL file in the archive (or perhaps there are instructions where you downloaded the file)?
 
  


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