Originally posted by kensol
I thought this was already installed with Fedora...
most of these ( by these I'm referring to Fedora, Suse, Mandrake, etc..) distro's do not include a development environment by default, you have to explicitely tell it to install the packages. grab your install cd's/dvd and install the development packages, if you are planning on compiling applications I'd suggest at least:
binutils ( don't forget this one, gcc/g++ need it)
bison ( this one, gawk and sed are not strictly required, but some builds will need them)
kernel-headers ( not the same thing as kernel source, make sure you install the one that comes with your distro, don't go grab a random one from the net)
also with these distro's, watch out for packages along the following lines ( names are probably a little different, but you should be able to find them or variations of them):