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I have downloaded CenterICQ and tried to compile it, but i get:
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... no
checking for working aclocal-1.4... found
checking for working autoconf... found
checking for working automake-1.4... found
checking for working autoheader... found
checking for working makeinfo... missing
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name... configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details.
I am not really shure what to do, i think it's becouse the compiler.
I usually get this error when I cross compile or when I screw up an install and forget to chroot or something, and the package getting compiled is on a P4, and I'm running it from a Athlon64, or something along those lines.
So, any chance you did some funny stuff when installing your compiler? Is the filesystem you are trying to compile this on mounted with noexec option? Is this a fat32 filesystem or NTFS? Is this an NFS remotely mounted share, or Samba?
Ncurses is a great library that is used to run things in a terminal and have them be somewhat useful (when needing a GUI I should say). You'll need to install the Ncurses library and probably a ncurses-devel library as well.
apt-get install ncurses
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree... Done
Package ncurses is not available, but is referred to by another package.
This may mean that the package is missing, has been obsoleted, or
is only available from another source
E: Package ncurses has no installation candidate