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I just downloaded the Mandriva LE 2005, after getting the system installed, I wanted to add some more programs that I wanted to use. Namely * showimg-0.9.4-1 * and * ksmoothdock-3.5.1* . But I could get neither of them configure and compile correctly. During ./configure , it says :
checking for Qt... libraries /usr/lib/qt3//lib, headers /usr/lib/qt3//include using -mt
checking for moc... /usr/lib/qt3//bin/moc
checking for uic... /usr/lib/qt3//bin/uic
checking whether uic supports -L ... yes
checking whether uic supports -nounload ... yes
checking if Qt needs -ljpeg... no
checking for rpath... yes
checking for KDE... configure: error:
in the prefix, you've chosen, are no KDE headers installed. This will fail.
So, check this please and use another prefix!
This is not the first time this problem has occurred. There was some problem compiling new packages in Mandrake 10.1 too. I selected any individual package that I could put a tick during the system installation, just i suspect that it still has not installed all the lib* that are needed.
But in 10.0, they both compiled and worked fine. So I finally get this 2 packages installed in Mandrake official 10.0 and then upgrade the system to Mandriva 10.2 , but i do not want to do this every time i install an extra package....
Mandriva excludes most of the devel packages from its free download version (to make it fit on 3 CDs ).Visit http://easyurpmi.zarb.org/ to set up your repository mirrors. If you follow the directions on that site, you can access the entire suite of non-proprietary software Mandriva has available, including all the devel packages. For LE2005, choose the "2005" sources. Make sure to include mirrors for "main", "updates", "contrib", and "plf" (both free and non-free). It's almost like buying the PowerPack Edition.
As Padma said just install the programs using the install programs thingo in the MCC. Now that you've setup your URPMI sources they should all be there. You're asking for a whole lot of unecessary pain and trouble by trying to compile them from source.