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Old 09-08-2014, 10:45 PM   #1
shariefbe
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Package Installation error


Dear Friends

When Compilaing kernel.I am getting these result in "make menuconfig"

Code:
 *** Unable to find the ncurses libraries or the
 *** required header files.
 *** 'make menuconfig' requires the ncurses libraries.
 *** 
 *** Install ncurses (ncurses-devel) and try again.
 *** 
make[1]: *** [scripts/kconfig/dochecklxdialog] Error 1
make: *** [menuconfig] Error 2
but when i try to install ncurses i am getting as ncurses is already new one.
Code:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree       
Reading state information... Done
libncurses5 is already the newest version.
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded.
Kindly help me...I am having this error for long time.
 
Old 09-08-2014, 11:46 PM   #2
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Install ncurses (ncurses-devel) and try again.
You also need the dev package as mentioned in the error you get:
Code:
sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev
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