LinuxQuestions.org
Review your favorite Linux distribution.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software
User Name
Password
Linux - Software This forum is for Software issues.
Having a problem installing a new program? Want to know which application is best for the job? Post your question in this forum.

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 02-15-2008, 09:55 PM   #1
PorPorMe
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2008
Posts: 15

Rep: Reputation: 0
Question source code install problems


I've tried to install 5 different apps and after ./configure, there has been no make file created. I've read all the install & readme files (they are all the same) & read install directions in the forums. ./configure is a no brainer, except for me. Can someone lead me in the right direction?
 
Old 02-15-2008, 10:13 PM   #2
Brian1
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Jan 2003
Location: Seymour, Indiana
Distribution: Distribution: RHEL 5 with Pieces of this and that. Kernel 2.6.23.1, KDE 3.5.8 and KDE 4.0 beta, Plu
Posts: 5,700

Rep: Reputation: 64
Just to make sure do you mean Makefile?
What apps are you working with?
Post some links to them.
Is there any errors at the end of ./configure?

Brian
 
Old 02-16-2008, 09:32 AM   #3
PorPorMe
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Feb 2008
Posts: 15

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy

I do believe I have found the problem. I looked in the config.log (I've looked before but it was greek to me.) A number of pkgs were not installed.
I'm running into the some issue trying to install .rpm pkgs. Why Unbuntu doesn't support this stuff or at least have a pkg to install that will is beyond me.
 
Old 02-16-2008, 11:58 AM   #4
reddazz
LQ Guru
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: N. E. England
Distribution: Fedora, CentOS, Debian
Posts: 16,298

Rep: Reputation: 75
Are you trying to install rpms on Ubuntu? Ubuntu uses Debian packages (deb) and not rpm by default. RPM support is there to a certain level, but thats not Ubuntus native packaging system.
 
  


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
dazuko problems with source code sigma_50 Linux - Software 8 08-19-2007 03:15 PM
Problems Compiling GTK C++ Source Code drdroid Programming 17 04-10-2004 08:08 PM
Where do you install source code arkamir Linux - Software 3 12-01-2003 03:11 AM
Mplayer Source Code Install Problems thcmwz Linux - Software 5 11-08-2003 06:40 PM
Problems with compiling source code cav Linux - General 4 02-06-2003 01:47 AM

LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Software

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:02 PM.

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