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Old 08-26-2012, 08:34 PM   #1
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libcurses not an options and libncurses already installed


Hey all, I'm trying to get a program installed (Kismet) and when I run ./configure I get dropped out with the following error:

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configure: error: Failed to find libcurses or libncurses.  Install them or disable building the Kismet client with --disable-client.  Disabling the client is probably not something you want to do normally.
When I run Yast libcurses doesn't come up as an option and all four libncurses options have already been installed. Any ideas, suggestions, recommendations?

Thanks,

Joe B
 
Old 08-26-2012, 08:39 PM   #2
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Sigh, never mind. I just stumbled across a post that said to install ncurses, not libcurses. That did it. Why do I never find these things until AFTER I make a post on a forum?

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