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Old 09-01-2005, 10:16 AM   #1
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Installing bzip2

I tryed to install kaffeine .7 which is a bzip2 file and got error I am not sure what its about , I got the error right at the bootom of list after running "./configure"
this is what I typed first which ran without error
# tar xvf '/root/downloads3/kaffeine-0.7.tar.bz2'
And then got this error after running "./configure"
checking for X... configure: error: Can't find X includes. Please check your installation and add the correct paths!

Now have I done something wrong or am I missing something
Would appreciate some help as it will be the first time for a bzip2 file if I can install it.
Have had some success with tar.gz files.
Old 09-01-2005, 10:25 AM   #2
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The error you are getting has nothing to do with bunzip, it means you do not have the xorg-devel packages installed. To uncompress a bunzip file, you could:

bunzip2 <name of the file.bz2>

I think you can also uncompress a bunzip2 file with "tar -xf <name of the file.bz2", but I'm can't test that right now...

Good luck!
Old 09-01-2005, 10:33 AM   #3
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Originally posted by Megaman X
I think you can also uncompress a bunzip2 file with "tar -xf <name of the file.bz2", but I'm can't test that right now...
It should be "tar xjf filename.bz2" shouldn't it?


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