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Old 12-05-2003, 03:59 PM   #1
lrm233
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Newbie having trouble installing program


i am trying to install gIFT on my computer.

I am totally new to Linux, don't know how to ues it and got it on priciple against microsoft. I have libranet debian linux

What I have tried

I tried untarring the downloaded file
then i opened up a terminal and cd to the directory
Then I typed './configure
the screen next line is just

>

so i tried typing make then make install and nothing happened. All the guides explain installation to be this simple but nothing is happening
thanks for helping
Luis
 
Old 12-05-2003, 04:18 PM   #2
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use command and run the script for the install and it should work
 
Old 12-05-2003, 04:57 PM   #3
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# Guides to software management
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation
 
  


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