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Old 06-27-2004, 09:01 PM   #1
mikeboy99
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How to install Kopete


Hello all, Im fairly new to linux as you may now ( )

I am having trouble installing Kopete... heres what i did in the coimand line....

[root@localhost kopete-0.8.2]# ./install-sh
install: no input file specified
[root@localhost kopete-0.8.2]# ls
acinclude.m4 config.h.in COPYING Makefile.am.in subdirs
aclocal.m4 configure* INSTALL Makefile.in TODO
admin/ configure.files install-sh* po/ VERSION
AUTHORS configure.in kopete/ README
ChangeLog configure.in.in Makefile.am stamp-h.in
[root@localhost kopete-0.8.2]#


"[root@localhost kopete-0.8.2]# ./install-sh
install: no input file specified"

^^^ What is the input file? How do i go about installing this?

Thank You
 
Old 06-27-2004, 09:09 PM   #2
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Have you read the README file?
 
Old 06-27-2004, 10:05 PM   #3
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ok,...

Good idea... im such a


ok, in the readme it says

1. `cd' to the directory containing the package's source code and type
`./configure' to configure the package for your system. If you're
using `csh' on an old version of System V, you might need to type
`sh ./configure' instead to prevent `csh' from trying to execute
`configure' itself.

Running `configure' takes awhile. While running, it prints some
messages telling which features it is checking for.

2. Type `make' to compile the package.

3. Optionally, type `make check' to run any self-tests that come with
the package.

4. Type `make install' to install the programs and any data files and
documentation.

When you type make it says:

[root@localhost kopete-0.8.2]# make
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
[root@localhost kopete-0.8.2]#

.........?
 
Old 06-27-2004, 11:43 PM   #4
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What distro are you using? If you can use an precompiled package then you should. Other wise I just have to ask if you did this first

tar -xvzf kopetefile.tar.gz

??
 
Old 06-28-2004, 12:10 AM   #5
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this should be how it goes

Code:
[user@domain kopete]$ ls -a
acinclude.m4 config.h.in COPYING Makefile.am.in subdirs
aclocal.m4 configure* INSTALL Makefile.in TODO
admin/ configure.files install-sh* po/ VERSION
AUTHORS configure.in kopete/ README
ChangeLog configure.in.in Makefile.am stamp-h.in
[user@domain kopete]$ ./configure
Long list of information
...
...
[user@domain kopete]$ make
Another long list of information
...
...
[user@domain kopete]$ su
Password:
[root@domain kopete]# make install
More information and installation is complete. Congrats!
 
Old 07-27-2004, 07:23 AM   #6
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hey.... i followed the same instruction but was not able to install kopete.

following is the message which appeared at the end of ./configure

[root@ps0425 kopete-0.8.4]# ./configure
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for -p flag to install... yes
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
...
...
...
...
checking for libjpeg... -ljpeg
checking for perl... /usr/bin/perl
checking for Qt... libraries /opt/qt/lib, headers /opt/qt/include using -mt
checking for moc... /opt/qt/bin/moc
checking for uic... /opt/qt/bin/uic
checking whether uic supports -L ... yes
checking whether uic supports -nounload ... yes
checking if Qt needs -ljpeg... no
checking for rpath... yes
checking for KDE... libraries /usr/lib, headers /usr/include/kde
checking if UIC has KDE plugins available... no
configure: error: you need to install kdelibs first.


Initially i did not have Qt, which i downloaded and now it is Qt 3.2.3.

How should I proceed now? I have FULL installation of Redhat linux 9 with XFS support. i am using KDE 3.1.10. so do i need to download this lib files again to get kopete working?

Can you help me out?


Regards
Rohit
 
  


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