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Old 10-15-2003, 11:55 PM   #1
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Question Noob needing help with P2P


I have recently switched to Linux from windows and am not used to commands etc. Ive been doing reading up on them, but I still dont know how to install properly! I just downloaded GTK-Gnutella and its place is file:/home/.../Documents/Gtk ... thats the folder, it tells me to go into SU and

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To compile gtk-gnutella:

Configure
make
make install

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... what would the commands in SU be to do this?

If anyone could help me that would be great, otherwise a lot more reading for me :P

Thx,
crab_2004

p.s. - and if their is anything else that I have to do afterwards or anything that might be troubling, mind helping me out on that too?? :P
 
Old 10-16-2003, 12:05 AM   #2
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To compile gtk-gnutella:

Configure
make
make install
those are the commands to use. the only command you need root priveledges is the make install command.

i don't use gtk-gnutella, so i'm not sure, but i think the first command is "./configure" with no quotes.

so basically if you the extracted folder from the tarball is called gtk-gnutella and that folder is in /home/user (where your user name is user) do this in this order in a shell terminal:

1. cd
2. cd gtk-gnutella
3. ./configure
4. make
5. su -
6. make install

#1 is only if you're in some other folder. the cd command by itself will take you to your home directory (in the example above, /home/user).

edit: grammer. blame the cubs.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 12:18 AM   #3
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megaspaz... If I go into root, would I actually just type
cd
cd gtk-gnutella
etc
would their be no path?
(file:/home/josh/Documents/Gtk/cd)
anything like that?
 
Old 10-16-2003, 12:25 AM   #4
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okay. your home directory is /home/josh. if the gtk-gnutella folder was in /home/josh/ then no, you don't need the path after typing the first cd by itself. plus there's no reason to su into root right away until your ready to "make install".

once again, as a regular user, josh....

1. cd
2a. cd gtk-gnutella (if it is in /home/josh/)

or

2b. cd Documents/gtk-gnutella ( this denotes that gtk-gnutella is in /home/josh/Documents/gtk-gnutella)

3. ./configure
4. make
5. su -
6. make install
 
Old 10-16-2003, 12:33 AM   #5
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Sorry to once again be a nuasance, but i've gone into konsole(none SU yet) and did 2b., everything worked until ./configure..
this is exactly what it told me -

[josh@localhost Gtk]$ ./configure
bash: ./configure: No such file or directory
 
Old 10-16-2003, 12:37 AM   #6
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...n/m I just had to put caps on configure
but going into SU i'll type my password, cd to the place, type "make install" and it says

[root@localhost Gtk]# make install
make: *** No rule to make target 'install'. Stop.
 
Old 10-16-2003, 12:51 AM   #7
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when you untarred the tarball, what got extracted? where did you download the extracted folder to?

did you do make first?

./Configure
make
su -
make install

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