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Old 08-15-2003, 05:12 PM   #1
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Unhappy Fluxbox installation problem


A have a little problem installing Fluxbox.
I am a newbie, everything was Ok until this cames uP:

configure:error: Fluxbox requires the X Window System libraries and headers

Thats it. Beat me. Anyone can help?

Thanks a lot
Old 08-15-2003, 05:15 PM   #2
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Welcome to LQ. You probably need to install the xfree86-devel package. What distro are you using?
Old 08-15-2003, 06:01 PM   #3
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yeah I go the exact same error, I installed the xfree86-devel packages and the installation went beautifully
Old 08-16-2003, 05:52 AM   #4
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i am a newbie,too!
Thanks every and each linux expert for offering advice.


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