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I tried the command "urpmi gcc" and i am able to install it (24mb), but it required me to insert disc 1 of mandrake into the cdrom. The only thing is that, i left the cdrom at home...Is there anyway to install it w/o the cdrom?
gcc is a C program language compiler. It is used to compile programs, written in C. Ther is also g++, which is a C++ compiler. As obviously the program you are trying to install (VSFTPD) is written in C, you need the gcc program first. You should be ablo to download it from the net. Search for a RPM or source, however it is strange to me, of how you will be able to install, or how was you able to install anything without gcc.
Well, i have installed gcc. I am following the guide in the INSTALL file. I have already done "make" and created the directory "nobody". But, now, when i type the "make install", nothing comes out...only these...
[root@localhost vsftpd-1.2.2]# make install
if [ -x /usr/local/sbin ]; then \
install -m 755 vsftpd /usr/local/sbin/vsftpd; \
install -m 755 vsftpd /usr/sbin/vsftpd; fi
if [ -x /usr/local/man ]; then \
install -m 644 vsftpd.8 /usr/local/man/man8/vsftpd.8; \
install -m 644 vsftpd.conf.5 /usr/local/man/man5/vsftpd.conf.5; \
elif [ -x /usr/share/man ]; then \
install -m 644 vsftpd.8 /usr/share/man/man8/vsftpd.8; \
install -m 644 vsftpd.conf.5 /usr/share/man/man5/vsftpd.conf.5; \
install -m 644 vsftpd.8 /usr/man/man8/vsftpd.8; \
install -m 644 vsftpd.conf.5 /usr/man/man5/vsftpd.conf.5; fi
if [ -x /etc/xinetd.d ]; then \
install -m 644 xinetd.d/vsftpd /etc/xinetd.d/vsftpd; fi
Did you even concider to read the install document at all?
I could tell you that after compiling and installing the vsftpd binary is copied to /usr/local/sbin, but I guess that your next question(s) will be about how to get it to work
Go to http://www.vsftpdrocks.org/ and READ how to install and get it to work....