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Old 11-11-2004, 04:26 PM   #1
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Nessus install question


Hi everyone. I run Fedora core1 and am trying to install nessus. I have run the libraries file with success (not the rpm file but the gzp) and my nessus lib files are located in usr/local/lib.

When I try to run the nessus libnasl rpm, the nasl rpm or the nessus server rpm however I get an error message that says these files can't be located.

libhost_gatherer.so.2
libnessus.so.2
libpcap-nessus.so.2

These files are in my /urs/local/lib directory.

What am I doing wrong here?

I have added /usr/local/bin to my ld.so.conf file and run ldconfig.

I even tried running updatedb to no success.

/usr/local/lib is in my path when I execute echo $PATH.

I am rather a new learner with linux and seem to missing something elementary here.

Can anyone help ?
Thank You.

Last edited by calculated_risk; 11-11-2004 at 05:07 PM.
 
Old 11-12-2004, 02:29 AM   #2
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install it in /usr/lib just to see what happens.
 
Old 11-12-2004, 03:48 AM   #3
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#export LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib

#ldconfig

if that doesn't work you might try the auto install on the nessus.org site, called the 'dangerous method,' it compiles everything and installs it for you.

oh...is this a type-o --> I have added /usr/local/bin to my ld.so.conf file and run ldconfig.
notice the path is to bin not to lib
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Old 11-12-2004, 07:38 PM   #4
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THanks for the replies. Yes the /usr/local/bin was a typo. I tried export and did ldconfig. Still this is what I am getting when trying to execute the nessus-installer.sh script. I even tried it in /usr/local/lib.

To me it looks like a bad copy of the file. "MD5 check failed". I have downloaded this file about 3 differant times from differant sources. This I don't understand.

Also I am fairly certain that gtk+2.0 is installed on my system. It isn't seeing though.

I reeally need to learn more about linux and it's conventions. Thanks for the patience.



[root@server bin]# cd /usr/local/lib
[root@server lib]# sh nessus-installer.sh
Package gtk+-2.0 was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `gtk+-2.0.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'gtk+-2.0' found
The command 'gtk-config' was not found in your $PATH.
The nessus client will be built without its GUI...

Press ENTER to continue...

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
NESSUS INSTALLATION SCRIPT
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Welcome to the Nessus Installation Script !

This script will install Nessus 2.2.0 (STABLE) on your system.

Please note that you will need root privileges at some point so that
the installation can complete.

Nessus is released under the version 2 of the GNU General Public License
(see http://www.gnu.org/licences/gpl.html for details).

To get the latest version of Nessus, visit http://www.nessus.org


Press ENTER to continue
x - creating lock directory
x - extracting nessus.tar.gz (binary)
nessus-installer.sh: line 545: /usr/bin/uudecode: cannot execute binary file
restore of nessus.tar.gz failed
nessus.tar.gz: MD5 check failed
x - now extracting this archive
nessus-installer.sh: line 89927: nessus.tar.gz: No such file or directory
tar: nessus.tar: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
rm: cannot remove `nessus.tar': No such file or directory
rm: cannot remove `nessus.tar.gz': No such file or directory
*** Something went wrong - we could not uncompress the archives
*** properly
 
Old 11-12-2004, 08:31 PM   #5
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u need libgtk+-devel for the gtk deal, just went through that whole nightmare not too long ago.

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