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Old 10-04-2006, 01:01 PM   #1
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X errors while configureing and installing packages.

hello my fellow linux users. I am in a bit of a quandry.Anytime I run a configure script in the terminal, I get this message:

checking for crt_externs.h... no
checking for _NSGetEnviron... no
checking for vsnprintf... yes
checking for snprintf... yes
checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check installation and add the correct paths

In this particular instance I was trying to install QuadKonsole. But it does this with anything I try (themes, programs, etc).

I am using Kubuntu 6.06 and have an AMD64 processor and ATi Radeon X1600 pro

any help would be wonderful, as this is greatly hindering me. thanks.
Old 10-04-2006, 02:22 PM   #2
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You'll have to figure out where Ubuntu puts the X header files. Most of the time I think you'll find them in /usr/X11R6/include/X11 or /usr/X11R7/include/X11. Then pass the --x-includes=<DIR_PATH> to configure.
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You probably did not install the xorg devel package (not sure what its called on Ubuntu, maybe x11-xorg-dev).


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