LinuxQuestions.org
Welcome to the most active Linux Forum on the web.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 03-29-2005, 10:40 PM   #1
liquidjojo
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Posts: 17

Rep: Reputation: 0
trouble with tar.gz files


hey i want to install airsnort. i unpacked the tar files but now what do i do? i have a folder with all the stuff in it, im running suse 9.1 personal, thnx
 
Old 03-29-2005, 11:11 PM   #2
slakmagik
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4,113

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
Is there a README, an INSTALL? Run those through less and follow the steps - probably your usual './configure && make && make install' assuming this is a source package of normal source.
 
Old 03-30-2005, 08:51 PM   #3
liquidjojo
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Mar 2005
Posts: 17

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
thnx alot man,read the readme and saw i had to run ./configure, but now i get this error message
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... no
checking whether to enable maintainer-specific portions of Makefiles... no
checking for style of include used by make... none
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cl... no
configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
See `config.log' for more details.
i know it means im missing some packages, but what ones and where are they? is there an easy way to install them if i have the suse cd?thnx
 
Old 03-30-2005, 09:06 PM   #4
slakmagik
Senior Member
 
Registered: Feb 2003
Distribution: Slackware
Posts: 4,113

Rep: Reputation: Disabled
You're missing gcc and I think make as well. Given that, it's likely you're missing a lot. Should be easy enough to fix with the CD, though. There's probably a 'devel' directory or the like and you just use normal SuSE package management to get them on. If it spits out more errors after that, note what it says you're missing and look for a like-named package on your disc.

Not sure but there may be a way to mass-install the entire devel section. Anyway - just a case of adding what configure and friends say you're missing.

By the same token, I dunno what airsnort is but have you looked for a SuSE package of it? Might just be able to install that directly without compiling if you'd prefer that.
 
Old 03-30-2005, 09:51 PM   #5
btmiller
Senior Member
 
Registered: May 2004
Location: In the DC 'burbs
Distribution: Arch, Scientific Linux, Debian, Ubuntu
Posts: 4,284

Rep: Reputation: 371Reputation: 371Reputation: 371Reputation: 371
SuSE 9.1 doesn't come with any development tools AFAIK. Search this forum -- there have been a number of threads about getting and using the pro edition development tools.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
a tough question 4 u, problem in extracting tar & tar.gz files p_garg Linux - General 5 11-08-2010 11:02 AM
how to install .tar.bz and src.rpms and tar.gz files gadekishore Linux - Software 1 10-12-2005 08:09 PM
trouble with tar files moborichard Linux - Software 4 04-01-2005 10:35 PM
Trouble with tar junwen Linux - Newbie 1 03-09-2005 02:49 PM
cant install .bin files, tar.gz files or anyother format!!! madskillz Linux - Newbie 4 10-05-2003 10:28 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 05:48 AM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration