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Old 11-04-2005, 06:22 AM   #1
TheWrldCanWait
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Having Trouble Installing Grip 3.2


I'm fairly new to Linux and haven't had a whole lot of experience installing programs. Now, I'm trying to get Grip3.2 on my comp and everytime I run the ./configure from the command line it tells me I need to set a pkg_config_path variable. I downloaded pkg_config-0.18 but I don't know how to set it up so I can install Grip. Can anyone help me out?
 
Old 11-05-2005, 02:49 PM   #2
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Are you really running RH7.2? That distro is as old as the hills. You really should go for something newer. Most recent distributions have an easily-installable package for grip. That's an easier way of doing things for a newbie than compiling from source. I'm pretty sure your problem can be solved by installing the gtk-devel packages, but you really ought to consider updating to a more recent distro than RH7.2.
 
Old 11-05-2005, 04:20 PM   #3
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I agree, i'd go for a newer distro, Fedora core is a free version run by Red Hat, i believe it has GRip by default, if not its easy to install as

su
yum install grip
 
Old 11-06-2005, 09:32 AM   #4
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Alright, maybe I'll try updating and trying again. Thanx for the help.
 
  


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