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Old 03-17-2004, 08:55 AM   #1
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amsn isn't working because of "wish" command


Hi, I've been trying to install MSN for Linux but I don't know what I am doing wrong

I've already installed GAIM and it keeps on saying that I don't have the library ssl and I don't know where to find it.

I am now trying with AMSN, I installed it and it told me that I needed TCL, I downloaded the version 8.5 and then it told me that it needed TK... I installed it (with tar -zxvpf then ./configure, make and make install you know) and now that I've installed everything that I'm required, I don't know why it is not working fine.

I am using Red Hat 9 (Shrike I think... I don't know what Shrike is anyway...) if it is helpful for anybody that can help me.

THX
 
Old 03-17-2004, 01:44 PM   #2
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What error do you get when you try and do
$ ./amsn
?

Please provide more information about the problem.
 
Old 03-17-2004, 02:03 PM   #3
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aMSN is written using tcl. If you don't have tcl installed on your system then you can't run aMSN. Wish is the command used to run tcl scripts, therefore if you're getting something like:
Code:
bash: wish: command not found
then chances are you need to install tcl
 
Old 03-17-2004, 03:20 PM   #4
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The error that I get when I write ./amsn is:

/usr/bin/env: wish: No such file or directory

and in fact I have already installed tcl and tk. In a directory named Programs I have another 3 directories named msn, tcl.version# and tk.version#

Everything is installed but I continue receiving the error of the "wish"...
 
Old 03-17-2004, 03:54 PM   #5
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Is the command 'wish' in your PATH?
 
Old 03-17-2004, 03:57 PM   #6
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Re: amsn isn't working because of "wish" command

Quote:
Originally posted by Caos
I've already installed GAIM and it keeps on saying that I don't have the library ssl and I don't know where to find it.
to Get SSL support with MSN I had to install the following:
gnutls-1.0.6
libgcrypt-1.1.91
libgpg-error-0.6
libtasn1-0.2.6
opencdk-0.5.3

That's how I got GAIM to work with MSN...
 
Old 03-17-2004, 03:59 PM   #7
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how can I change the path?

I've just been able to make AMSN to work!! But I have to enter to a remote directory (/VARIOS/PROGRAMAS/tk8.5a.1/unix/) and there I have to execute ./wish /VARIOS/Programas/amsn/msn... I think there is an easier way to make "wish" function from anywhere right? It must be the PATH but I don't know how to do it
 
Old 03-17-2004, 05:34 PM   #8
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You can do one of the following:

1) Add it to your PATH where scripts / binaries are searched for (they're colon-separated values)

2) You can link to it. This is the preferred method, IMHO. You should do something like:

# cd /usr/bin
# ln -s /path/to/wish

and voila! You should not have to go to your remote directory.
 
  


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