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Old 04-09-2005, 12:05 PM   #1
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glib and gtk +

I cannot install glib and the gtk + packages.. Idownloaded the tar files from the location and then fallow the instructions...
[root@localhost glib-1.2.0]# ./configure
loading 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... found
checking host system type... configure: error: can not guess host type; you must specify one
[root@localhost glib-1.2.0]#
what can I do the files are in my home directory
Old 04-09-2005, 01:31 PM   #2
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why are you trying to build gtk+ from source? 1) a prebuilt gtk+ is on your distro cd's 2) It's probably already installed on your system 3) you probably want gtk2 instead anyway.
Old 04-13-2005, 07:00 AM   #3
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but still xmms asks for one??? Do you know whart is the problem thanx for interest
Old 04-13-2005, 10:46 AM   #4
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You need to install the development packages as well. Anyway why not just install xmms using urpmi? To find out more about urpmi, go to and for instructions on setting it up go to easyurpmi.


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