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Old 08-16-2011, 12:15 PM   #1
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extracting tar.bz2 file

hi my name is raju i want to install vlc in redhat linux el6 i got tar.bz2 file extrct the file but when i try to install its checking some files and at last its showing

checking for gcc no
checking for cc no
checking for cl.exe no
configure error /root/vlc.1.1.11
configure error no acceptable c compailer in $path
see config.log file for more information
Old 08-16-2011, 12:19 PM   #2
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configure error no acceptable c compailer in $path
Install the compiler.
How depends on your distribution.
BTW, can't you use the package manager from your distribution
to install the software, instead of compiling from source?

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Old 08-16-2011, 02:24 PM   #3
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You at least need a c compiler, gcc preferrably, if you are going to compile the source code. Otherwise, I found pre-compiled versions: for 64-bit, and for 32-bit.
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It's not really a good idea to install software manually, because you package manager will not track it. This will make it very difficult to unnstall the package, and can lead to dependency hell.
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install gcc ( development group)
for that you MUST have a red hat license and your install of rhel6 (point what 0 or 1 )MUST be registered
su -
yum grouplist 
/* then from that list */
yum groupinstall "Development Tools" "Development Libraries"
and READ the instructions ON VLC's web site!!!!!!
you just need to rewrite them for rhel6

ask your paid for support

rpmforge-extras is INCOMPATIBLE with RHN
install yum-protectbase and yum-priorities


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