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Old 07-11-2010, 12:31 AM   #1
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configure: error: The important program kde-config was not found!

I'm trying to install tork from source code (downloaded as "tork-0.31.tar.bz2" file) in my newly installed Mandriva 2010.
After extracting as I run "./configure && make && make install" it gives following:-
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnuoldld
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnuoldld
checking target system type... i686-pc-linux-gnuoldld
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for -p flag to install... yes
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking for kde-config... not found
configure: error: The important program kde-config was not found!
Please check whether you installed KDE correctly.

I have newly switched from XP to Linux, not yet feeling at home...
Please help. Thanks in advance.

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Old 07-11-2010, 12:48 AM   #2
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Mandriva uses KDE 3.x, and Tork probably depends on KDE 4. Try upgrading KDE and see if that helps; if not, you may have to compile KDE 4.5 from source.
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Thanks for responding.
Mandriva 2010 uses KDE 4.3.x. So version should not be a problem.
Can there be any other reason?
KDE 4.5 is still not stable. (it will be by August they say).
In that case I think I'll have to wait till August!
Thanks again.


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