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Old 07-31-2005, 09:39 PM   #1
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installing VLC on mandrake 10.2


i'm trying to install vlc because i've been having problems with totem recently so i downloaded the file vlc-0.8.2.tar.gz and i uncompress it and than i do ./configure and on the faqs it says to complie and install by doing
Code:
% make
% su
Password:  [Root Password]
# make install
but when i enter 'make' i get
Quote:
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
what i dont understand is that inside the directory created from uncompressing there are two makefiles, Makefile.am and Makefile.in I dont understand what i'm doing wrong any suggestions
 
Old 07-31-2005, 11:31 PM   #2
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Do you need to run "./configure" first?
 
Old 08-01-2005, 10:33 AM   #3
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i alreadey ran './configure'
 
Old 08-01-2005, 10:48 AM   #4
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./configure probably errored out, due to missing dependencies which means the Makefiles were not created. I'd suggest finding rpm's for vlc and it's dependencies ( it has alot ), compiling it on Mandrake is gonna take awhile.
 
Old 08-01-2005, 10:55 AM   #5
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on the faq it says to use urpmi but i dont have it and when i go to easy urpmie when i get to the step where it tells you to type into the console
Code:
urpmi.addmedia plf-free ftp://ftp.planetmirror.com/pub/plf/mandrake/free/10.2 with hdlist.cz
i just get bash error command not found
 
  


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