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Old 06-25-2003, 12:12 AM   #1
unitcoed
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Distribution: RedHat 9, Slackware Live, Slackware 9
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I can't install anything!!


I am currently running RedHat9.0, and I cannot install anything... I am trying to install Linux Direct Connect Client, and when i type ./configure I get the following error

[kris@localhost ldcc-2.0.7]$ ./configure
creating cache ./config.cache
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... yes
checking for working aclocal... missing
checking for working autoconf... missing
checking for working automake... missing
checking for working autoheader... missing
checking for working makeinfo... missing
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... (cached) yes
checking for a BSD compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking for gcc3... no
checking for c++... no
checking for g++... no
checking for gcc... no
checking for CC... no
checking for cxx... no
checking for cc++... no
checking for cl... no
checking whether the C++ compiler (gcc ) works... no
configure: error: installation or configuration problem: C++ compiler cannot create executables.

I have tried installing other software earlier, but I get similar errors to this... please help!
 
Old 06-25-2003, 12:18 AM   #2
2damncommon
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Quote:
kris@localhost
You may need to become the root user for most installs.
Check 'man su'
Good Luck.

EDIT: It is also possible you need to install the development software. Try as root first.

Last edited by 2damncommon; 06-25-2003 at 12:19 AM.
 
Old 06-25-2003, 12:23 AM   #3
fancypiper
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Location: Sparta, NC USA
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Give this command to see if you have the compiler installed.

gcc -v

# Guides to software and installation and uninstallation
LNAG - How do I install a program I downloaded from the Internet?
Rute Guide's software explanation
You might want to check out CheckInstall to manage source code installations/uninstallation


# Redhat links
RedHat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
RedHat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Redhat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Redhat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
 
  


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