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Old 04-10-2004, 01:04 PM   #1
Whitebread
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Need help installing VideoLAN


I downloaded a tar.gz file using wget then I was able to unzip it using:

tar zxvf

From there the following commands:

./configure
make
make install

all give me errors

root@Jonathan:~# ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
root@Jonathan:~# cd library
bash: cd: library: No such file or directory
root@Jonathan:~# make
make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.
root@Jonathan:~# make install
make: *** No rule to make target `install'. Stop.


I can always unzip the tar.gz files no problem but I can never get past that. What am I doing wrong? I have Knoppix (debian) by the way.

Last edited by Whitebread; 04-10-2004 at 02:56 PM.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 01:16 PM   #2
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Do you cd to the rarlinux-3.3.0 before configuring? Plus always read the install or readme files before configuring to make sure you are using the correct installation commands.
 
Old 04-10-2004, 02:58 PM   #3
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I read the documentation that was online and right after unziping the file it says to do this:
"cd library" I just get an error
 
Old 04-10-2004, 03:02 PM   #4
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Aright, I cded it and then did ./configure, that worked. make and make install didn't.
 
  


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