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Old 12-31-2003, 10:57 AM   #1
bublebboy
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Question error: C compiler cannot create executables


Whenever I try to install something I get the error message that my compiler, gcc, cannot create executables. Then I am unable to get any further from there. I am running Lindows 4.0.579.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 11:03 AM   #2
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Are you logged in or su'ed to root? You can "configure" ,and "make" as a regular user but "make install" has to be done by root.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 12:04 PM   #3
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What?

What is su'ed? I am a newbie, sorry, I did not understand what you said. Could you please clarify? I have been using linux for less than a week now.
 
Old 12-31-2003, 12:31 PM   #4
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Open up the terminal. At the $ enter su. You will be required to then enter the root password. su stands for super user.
 
  


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