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Old 11-07-2003, 08:49 AM   #1
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Compiling Things

I was wondering how to compile the source files for linux you get. I worked out how to install .rpm files (although I think the thing I did install messed up my computer )

I would be just as happy if you pointed me to a good faq, as that should tell me anyway and help with other problems.


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Compiling from source is almost always three steps:

make install

Any variations on that theme would be found in the INSTALL or README files that come with the source code. In fact, those are always the best guide to installing from source.
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here you have a useful thread:


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