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Old 10-18-2002, 06:47 AM   #1
Lyonic
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Unhappy Need help to install Gtk-gnutella !


I obtain this message when I entered the ./configure command :

The gtk-config script installed by GTK could not be found
If GTK was installed in PREFIX, make sure PREFIX/bin is in
your path, or set the GTK_CONFIG environment variable to the
full path to gtk-config.
configure: error: Cannot find GTK: Is gtk-config in path?

I don't know what to do to correct that. Can you help a newbie ?
Thanks a lot !
 
Old 10-18-2002, 07:10 AM   #2
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This sounds like the PREFIX isn't set - this adds to the configure file where to install GTK-GNUTELLA - which would normally be in /usr/local/bin - are you passing anything else to ./configure - you can do it manually by ./configure --PREFIX=/usr/local/bin

HTH
 
Old 10-18-2002, 08:25 AM   #3
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I've done it, but the command --PREFIX isn't correct.
May I change anything in the configure file ?
 
Old 10-18-2002, 08:34 AM   #4
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no, more likely you'ev not got the gtk-devel package installed, that's where gtk-config comes from
 
Old 10-20-2002, 03:52 PM   #5
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Quote:
Originally posted by kabads
This sounds like the PREFIX isn't set - this adds to the configure file where to install GTK-GNUTELLA - which would normally be in /usr/local/bin - are you passing anything else to ./configure - you can do it manually by ./configure --PREFIX=/usr/local/bin

HTH

I've hit the exact same problem but using ./configure --PREFIX=/usr/local/bin only gives me an error message: configure: error: --PREFIX=/usr/local/bin: invalid option; use --help to show usage
 
Old 10-20-2002, 06:27 PM   #6
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well how about someone folows my advice...
 
Old 10-20-2002, 07:53 PM   #7
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What is your advice? The sentence you wrote doesn't tell me how to proceed and I didn't understand what it meant or how it related to my problem.

I'm a newbie, I have just installed this thing, most of it is like chinese to me and I need it spelled out to me I'm afraid.
 
Old 12-07-2002, 02:02 PM   #8
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Dude, relax and listen do the master: Yoda
fear leads to anger, anger leads to hate, hate leads to suffering!

I'm also new to linux, but i keep trying! look on the net!!
see, go to the gtk+ hp: http://www.gtk.org/
there u should install the stuff and fix your problem..
at least this is what I'm doin'
good luck!
 
Old 12-07-2002, 02:09 PM   #9
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You need to install the gtk-devel packages.How you do that with your distro - which one anyway? - is beyond me.Just do what acid said - install the development packages.
 
Old 12-07-2002, 02:24 PM   #10
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Lamorack, while your advice is kind and true, please don't drag up really old threads, it usually jsut goes to confuses issues.
 
Old 12-07-2002, 02:46 PM   #11
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Ah I remember this thread.

Sadly I've given up on Linux. I have a good grasp on most technical subjects but as an OS I feel it is still just too difficult to use on a day-to-day basis. I did a lot of investigation into trying to make things work for me and get a handle on how Linux deals with things but in the end I found it too frustrating - especially when I ask questions and am given the 'lets roll eyes at this idiot' treatment.

Maybe I'll try again in the future. I see the potential in Linux but maybe I'd need to find a more sympathetic forum who would be prepared to put up with newbies asking dumb questions.

 
Old 12-07-2002, 03:03 PM   #12
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So - who cares??
 
Old 12-07-2002, 03:11 PM   #13
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Thumbs up

I rest my case.
 
Old 12-07-2002, 03:30 PM   #14
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Cool - just kidding
 
Old 12-07-2002, 04:06 PM   #15
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Now I have MY doubt.. I'm getting Problems installing the libpng here.. any tip?
I'll try to follow the INSTALL file..
 
  


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