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Old 08-29-2009, 03:26 PM   #1
divarak
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No working C compiler found - but It is installed! :S


Hello everybody... I am introducing myself in my first post... I am discovering linux, and I am starting to love it... And hate it when problems appear.. But Itīs a nice opportunity to learn.
I am building a "torrent box" with a P3, 256Mb RAM , 10gb hdd for system and a 320 GB hdd for download.
I choose AntiX as distro for this box. I am trying to install some software that requires compile... But everytime I try to do "./configure" I get the "No working C compiler found."
GCC is installed, with all dependancies.. but still no luck.
Any suggestions?

Thanks in advance.
 
Old 08-29-2009, 03:35 PM   #2
kirukan
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check your gcc version just type
#gcc --version
 
Old 08-29-2009, 10:52 PM   #3
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Try installing "build-essential"

So, assuming synaptic package manager:

sudo aptitude install build-essential
 
Old 08-30-2009, 12:43 AM   #4
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Hello again...

"gcc --version" returns:
gcc (Debian 4.3.4-2 ) 4.3.4

When I run aptitude install build-essential it reinstalls. (I always used apt-get), but the same error remains...

I am trying now an "aptitude -upgrade" and see what happens... But the problem persists for now...
 
Old 08-30-2009, 03:16 AM   #5
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SOLVED!!! SOLVED!!!!!

running "aptitude upgrade", started to work.... at last!!!
Seems aptitude is better for package managment than apt-get (honestly donīt know very well the differences! :S)
Thanks everybody!!!
 
  


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