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Old 11-17-2005, 06:53 AM   #1
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tar.gz file did not include install file


ive been trying to install a program onto fedora core 4, and the tar.gz file i downloaded did not include a install, ./configure and make boht give error messages,

(for ./configure) bash: ./configure: no file or directory
(for make)make: no targets specified, no makefile found. stop

im assuming that there is some sort of file missing, and if so, any idea where i might be able to find it?
 
Old 11-17-2005, 06:56 AM   #2
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Isn't there any readme or README file inside the archive?
 
Old 11-17-2005, 07:01 AM   #3
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no, there isnt a readme, sorry, should have mentioned that.
 
Old 11-17-2005, 07:21 AM   #4
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can you please post a file list of the archive after you extract it?
Code:
ls
What program is this? can you post a link?

EDIT:Ahhh, and welcome to LQ forums

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Old 11-17-2005, 07:32 AM   #5
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-rw-r--r-- 1 spec spec 13431 Mar 15 2004 LICENSE
-rwxr-x--- 1 spec spec 316576 Sep 7 15:58 ventrilo_srv
-rw-r--r-- 1 spec spec 54477 Aug 24 15:01 ventrilo_srv.htm
-rw------- 1 spec spec 464 Sep 7 15:42 ventrilo_srv.ini
-rw------- 1 spec spec 464 Sep 7 15:42 ventrilo_srv.ini~
-rw-r----- 1 spec spec 2432 Nov 16 02:57 ventrilo_srv.log
-rwxr-x--- 1 spec spec 54976 Sep 7 15:57 ventrilo_status

the program is called ventrilo, cant post a link yet, not enough posts :/
 
Old 11-17-2005, 07:46 AM   #6
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You should read the ventrilo_srv.htm for instructions.
This is not a source package. There is nothing to compile. There are 2 executables:
ventrilo_srv
ventrilo_status
try
Code:
./ventrilo_srv
and
Code:
./ventrilo_status
to run them but read the html file first.
 
Old 11-17-2005, 07:54 AM   #7
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ah cool, but uh, here's the problem, when i try and run ventrilo_srv (what boots the server) from gnome, it doesnt do anything, cant figure out how to run it from terminal either...

and uh, as for the html file, it tells you how to config the server, not get it running :/
 
Old 11-17-2005, 08:06 AM   #8
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it does this in my system:
Code:
skalkoto@darkstar:~/ventrilo_srv-2.3.1-Linux-i386$ ./ventrilo_srv
Ventrilo Server - Public - Version 2.3.1
(c)Copyright 1999-2005 Flagship Industries, Inc.

Version           = 2.3.1
Name              = Server 1
Phonetic          = Server 1
Auth              = 0
Duplicates        = 1
MaxClients        = 8
SendBuffer        = 131072
RecvBuffer        = 131072
LogonTimeout      = 5
CloseStd          = 1
TimeStamp         = 0
PingRate          = 10
ExtraBuffer       = 131072
ChanWidth         = 0
ChanDepth         = 8
ChanClients       = 0
DisableQuit       = 1
VoiceCodec        = 0 (GSM 6.10)
VoiceFormat       = 1 (11 KHz, 16 bit) - Bytes/Sec 2210
SilentLobby       = 0
AutoKick          = 0

Accepting connections on these interface(s).
  1: 0.0.0.0

Accepting UDP Status/Control messages on these interface(s).
  1: 0.0.0.0

READY:
So the server is obviously runnable
 
Old 11-17-2005, 08:11 AM   #9
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hmmm, where did you install it?
i installed it under home/ventsrv, maybe that has something to do with it?
 
Old 11-17-2005, 08:11 AM   #10
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If you clicked it in gnome there is a high posibility the server is running now in the background. This server is a terminal apliccation, (No GUI) so in Gnome it will not output you anything at all. Try
Code:
ps -A |grep ventrilo
to see if it's running in the background
 
Old 11-17-2005, 08:14 AM   #11
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Quote:
Originally posted by |Spec-ops
hmmm, where did you install it?
i installed it under home/ventsrv, maybe that has something to do with it?
I just unpacked it inside my home directory /home/skalkoto/.
then I open a terminal, did
Code:
cd ventrilo_srv-2.3.1-Linux-i386
and then did
Code:
./ventrilo_srv
 
Old 11-17-2005, 08:17 AM   #12
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that didnt do anything, how would i run it from terminal?

(still very noob, havent figured much of anything out yet)
 
Old 11-17-2005, 08:25 AM   #13
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Quote:
Originally posted by |Spec-ops
that didnt do anything, how would i run it from terminal?

(still very noob, havent figured much of anything out yet)
I've already told you. You open a terminal, you browse using the cd (change directory) command to wherever the executable is, and then you do:
Code:
./<executable>
If you have problem understanding this, then better start from here:
www.linuxcommand.org

EDIT: if you are reffering to the "ps -A |grep ventrilo" command when you are saying that it didn't do anything then it means that there is no process with a name containing the string "ventrilo" running in your system. SO the server isn't running in the background

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