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Old 09-14-2007, 06:29 AM   #1
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Question Debian installing files

I installed Debian and tryd to installe some files of the Tar.gz and debian was missing some cc files.. why did it do that? and where do i get them?
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Can you provide more details? It sounds like you're trying to install something from source and are lacking a C compiler. "apt-get install gcc" or use Synaptic to search for gcc and install it.
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..but before that, check whether you can install the same software via Synaptic, which is a far easier way to install software in debian
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apt-get install package_name after an apt-get update.
Old 09-14-2007, 09:23 AM   #5
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The package build-essential should provide all you need to compile and install applications.
apt-get install build-essential


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