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Old 08-10-2002, 05:56 PM   #1
annehoog
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can't install waveforge, please help


Hi,

I'm a total newbie to linux and in desperate need of your help.

I've been downloading some problems, and am having major problems installing them. I especialy have problems with waveforge.
The readme file tells me to do ./configure, but linux doesn't recognize that command. I can't see any file called configure in the folder either (I did unpack succesfully btw)
Anyone who can tell me what to do?

Thanx!
Anne
 
Old 08-10-2002, 06:04 PM   #2
Doalwa
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Make sure you're in the directory you untarred the file to..if doing ./configure still won't work then you probably don't have a c compiler installed..the default c compiler for linux is gcc...so just open up a console and type the following

gcc --version

or

gcc -v

If you get an error message in return saying command not found then you have to install gcc first in order to compile your waveforge package.
 
  


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