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Old 01-29-2004, 06:29 PM   #1
bancroft
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"make" does not work in my mandrake install


I am trying to install network drivers. I ran tar and have the files in \scr. When I type "make", the command line says 'command does not exist'
 
Old 01-29-2004, 06:33 PM   #2
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You have to have gcc/make installed and also most will need you to run ./configure first at times, which creates the makefile, etc. What exactly are you trying to install and what is \scr ? Unix and Linux uses / for directories, not \ which is windows/dos.

Also, what kind of card do you have, Mandrake comes preloaded with just about all that are supported in Linux. Might not be a need to install net drivers perhaps!
 
Old 01-29-2004, 06:33 PM   #3
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welcome to lq, first you could check that you have the development packages installed. in the mandrake control center open your software manager, and check installed packages.
good luck.

<edit>trickykid's got fast fingers</edit>

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