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Hello, I'm new to Linux and recently installed Mandrake 9.1. I'm trying to install the latest version of Gaim but I'm not positive on how this compiling works. I ran all the Configure Shell files (of the dependant files) in Konsole and when I try to run the Configure file of gtk it says I need the png support library and another library which I forgot, and that I have Pango but not Xfs or something wierd when I do the --without-libpng --without-(someting else here). Any help would be appreciated.
not to put you off learning to compile source, but i really wouldn't bother with that sort of thing quite yet, you'll have all the relevant RPM's on your distro cd's already, or if you can't find them, http://fr2.rpmfind.net
Ok, I tried it and I think I got it installed. I've been reading posts and I eventurally managed to get almost working... I think. I had to get the source for Gaim .62 and had to run the Configure file in my GNOME Terminal and when I type "make" afterwards, everything looks fine. But after a few minutes, I get this message.
I already installed GtkSpell, or so it says, so I'm not sure what this is. Thanks for any help... Oh, and should I have made a new thread? Or just used the same one because they're part of the same problem.
I didn't actually use freshrpms because I got confused and so Red Hat everywhere. So I should install all the developer files then? Also, I don't think I have aspell. When I did the "make install" command in GNOME Console, I got:
I encountered a big problem... all the terms I have won't let me into Root with the "su" command. Apparently I typed the wrong pass but that's not possible since I just typed my root pass in for the Mandrake Software Installer Program thing. How odd... now I have to go to school.