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I have just begun my Linux journey with Redhat 9. I had previous experience with suse and stuff. I also read voraciously on the net about everything from the kernel to installing applications. Still i can't even install a media player called, well, MPlayer that will supposedly let me watch my divx movies (btw do you know any better apps for that job?).
Now i downloaded the source files , bunzipped and untarred it. On the first configure run it worked smoothly and created those Makefiles. Yet after reading the documentation, I learnt that in order to run it with a GUI, I had to use:
Ok, that's what i did, and here's the error i ran into:
Error: the GUI requires GTK (which was not found)
What is killing me is that GTK is installed!! When i do
rpm -qa |grep gtk
I get this:
So you see, even though it is installed, configure says it is not!! What is going on, please enlighten me.
Or maybe I am not clever enough for this linux fad???