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Old 12-07-2003, 12:59 PM   #16
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I have mandrake 9.2.

I am gonna check the cd
 
Old 12-07-2003, 02:55 PM   #17
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Could someone figure out the answer to my problem?
 
Old 12-07-2003, 06:37 PM   #18
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Inuyasha-kun, why didn't you run ./configure?
Like I said, did you run ./configure? From your directions you ran make config, which did nothing, and without running ./configure, the Makefiles weren't made. Did you read the documentation that comes with it? I'm assuming not because I assume the instructions are a simple ./configure && make && make install (as root). Seriously guys, all of these problems could have been solved provided you just looked at the included documentation, if you are going to use Linux, make an effort to look at the README's and INSTALL files that almost everything comes with. If that fails, search the forums or search google, most of my problems have been solved that way, but when you come onto a very difficult problem, then post on the forums. We don't need common questions cluttering the boards. Please, try running ./configure, like this

$ cd name_of_directory_that_you_are_trying_to_install
$ ./configure

This will probably be what you need to do, then do make, and then make install (as root). This is ALL (I can promise you) in the documentation provided with the file. If you come across a problem then, and only then, post back.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 07:57 PM   #19
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<b>hey iron maiden</b>

go here http://amsn.sourceforge.net/

and download AMSN
they have all the instructions you need on the site too

but basically all ya have to do is double click the dealy to unpack it, open up a terminal and <b>cd</b> (change the directory) to wherever the amsn folder is and type "./amsn"
 
Old 12-07-2003, 07:59 PM   #20
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-.- .... html is disabled... ignore all the <b>'s and </b>'s
 
Old 12-07-2003, 08:43 PM   #21
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Originally posted by GT_Onizuka
Like I said, did you run ./configure? From your directions you ran make config, which did nothing, and without running ./configure, the Makefiles weren't made. Did you read the documentation that comes with it? I'm assuming not because I assume the instructions are a simple ./configure && make && make install (as root). Seriously guys, all of these problems could have been solved provided you just looked at the included documentation, if you are going to use Linux, make an effort to look at the README's and INSTALL files that almost everything comes with. If that fails, search the forums or search google, most of my problems have been solved that way, but when you come onto a very difficult problem, then post on the forums. We don't need common questions cluttering the boards. Please, try running ./configure, like this

$ cd name_of_directory_that_you_are_trying_to_install
$ ./configure

This will probably be what you need to do, then do make, and then make install (as root). This is ALL (I can promise you) in the documentation provided with the file. If you come across a problem then, and only then, post back.
[root@localhost msn]# ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

No help you are.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 08:53 PM   #22
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Longinus, apparently you didn't read the post before you reply to it.

I went to my Mandrake Cds and I tried to install the GCC stuff and then it says that I have to put the Cd #1 in the cd drive, then the cd drive comes out and when I tried to get the cd#3 out the piece of crap closed in with no reason.

I inserted the cd#1 and then it showed that the file is missing.
What should I do? I downloaded the files from the Australian server. Aparently it didn't work. I should have do the MD5SUM thing, but I didn't nothing about that before I burned the cds.

This whole thing really sucks. My linux for some reason doesn't have sound either. Everytime I start Mandrake the program Totem shows an error and it would stick in the task bar forever. I am starting to miss Windows XP

Last edited by IronMaiden; 12-07-2003 at 09:08 PM.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 09:15 PM   #23
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[root@localhost msn]# ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory

No help you are.
Wow, what an ungrateful person you are. Did you even bother to read my post? I said "Did you read the documentation that comes with it?" I only gave you instructions for how most programs are installed from source. But beings as you have some sort of problem with reading, not only the documentation, but my posts as well, I'm going to have to bid you a good day sir. If you aren't willing to try to learn, I'm not going to help you. Seriously, give me a break, and if anyone reads this and thinks I'm being a little angry, read the entire thread. This guy is ridiculous. You can't expect people to hold your hand the entire time. I gave you instructions for how to install from source (for most programs) although you should ALWAYS (and I always read the readme and the install files) read the included documentation. If all you do is type in some random commands and then complain on a message board that it isn't working you aren't going to get anything done. I pointed you in the right direction (a la documentation) and it's your decision whether you choose to actually try or just quit. Like I said, I'm done and I hope you don't fill the board with more of this "I'm too lazy to read the documentation"-esque posts. RTFM.

Last edited by GT_Onizuka; 12-07-2003 at 09:22 PM.
 
Old 12-07-2003, 09:21 PM   #24
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Originally posted by IronMaiden
Longinus, apparently you didn't read the post before you reply to it.

I went to my Mandrake Cds and I tried to install the GCC stuff and then it says that I have to put the Cd #1 in the cd drive, then the cd drive comes out and when I tried to get the cd#3 out the piece of crap closed in with no reason.

I inserted the cd#1 and then it showed that the file is missing.
What should I do? I downloaded the files from the Australian server. Aparently it didn't work. I should have do the MD5SUM thing, but I didn't nothing about that before I burned the cds.

This whole thing really sucks. My linux for some reason doesn't have sound either. Everytime I start Mandrake the program Totem shows an error and it would stick in the task bar forever. I am starting to miss Windows XP
Hm, thats really odd that it says the file is missing. My recommendations are as follows:
1.) Try and download the GCC packages from this site. I would recommend downloading all the files that start with GCC and install those. It should work, then try and compile what you were trying to in the first place.
2.) Try and download at least Disc 1 of the Mandrake install (the version you are using) and try and install GCC and everything else. (Although if your system was missing GCC in the first place, you might want to think about reinstalling everything. I'm just afraid that there are some other programs that weren't included that could cause some problems later on, better to reinstall earlier than later.)
3.) Switch distros. Although Mandrake is one of the most user-friendly distros, maybe something else would be more suitable to your tastes. I use Slackware, but it doesn't hold your hand. Ever.
4.) Go to GCC's homepage (here) and see if you can find any documentation that can help you out although one of these should work.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 12:17 AM   #25
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cant get it either

ok this is probably my bad attempt at loading stuff but i loaded amsn and tcl/tk or whatever it is and the tcl thing didnt load propally because the wish command doesnt work.

Last edited by JK_Aslan; 12-08-2003 at 12:19 AM.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 12:23 AM   #26
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Attention Everyone:
Please, if you have something constructive to say, feel free to post up. However, as most of use have surely heard once or twice, "If you don't have anything nice to say, then don't say anything at all." It's in the rules and it's just common curteousy.

There is no need to be having any sort of a personal 'hitch' beyond this, so please feel free to drop it, and move on with other questions or resume helping/recieving help.

Thank You.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 12:25 AM   #27
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I'm not too sure what you mean by 'loaded'. If you could elaborate on your process, (ie exactly what you inputted at the console). I may be able to help you, although, I need to get some sleep o.O
 
Old 12-08-2003, 12:31 AM   #28
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Originally posted by GT_Onizuka
I'm not too sure what you mean by 'loaded'. If you could elaborate on your process, (ie exactly what you inputted at the console). I may be able to help you, although, I need to get some sleep o.O


i have to go to ill come back and leave a post when i have time (probably tomorrow)

thanx
 
Old 12-08-2003, 12:58 AM   #29
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Re: cant get it either

Quote:
Originally posted by GT_Onizuka
Wow, what an ungrateful person you are. Did you even bother to read my post? I said "Did you read the documentation that comes with it?" I only gave you instructions for how most programs are installed from source. But beings as you have some sort of problem with reading, not only the documentation, but my posts as well, I'm going to have to bid you a good day sir. If you aren't willing to try to learn, I'm not going to help you. Seriously, give me a break, and if anyone reads this and thinks I'm being a little angry, read the entire thread. This guy is ridiculous. You can't expect people to hold your hand the entire time. I gave you instructions for how to install from source (for most programs) although you should ALWAYS (and I always read the readme and the install files) read the included documentation. If all you do is type in some random commands and then complain on a message board that it isn't working you aren't going to get anything done. I pointed you in the right direction (a la documentation) and it's your decision whether you choose to actually try or just quit. Like I said, I'm done and I hope you don't fill the board with more of this "I'm too lazy to read the documentation"-esque posts. RTFM.
Sorry for being so mean. I get very frusteratfd when thimgs drn't work. I think I just need help installing TCL/TK

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ok this is probably my bad attempt at loading stuff but i loaded amsn and tcl/tk or whatever it is and the tcl thing didnt load propally because the wish command doesnt work.
I have the same problem. It may be a good idea if someone could post the exact instructions from download to run for AMSN and TCL/TK.
 
Old 12-08-2003, 07:00 PM   #30
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oh pft sorry guys i didnt read the whole post carefully

heh heh ^_^;
 
  


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