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Old 04-01-2005, 08:45 PM   #1
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trouble with tar files

I've downloaded some tar files (including adobe acrobat) and after I extract them, I get the error message "configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH"

I'm new to this. The system otherwise works fine. any clues. thanks.
Old 04-01-2005, 09:08 PM   #2
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Go to you Add/Remove program in Fedora and select to add development tools (which should include things like 'make' and 'gcc'). These come included on the Fedora cd's.
Old 04-01-2005, 09:18 PM   #3
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An alternative is to use yum e.g.
#yum install gcc
Old 04-01-2005, 09:26 PM   #4
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Yet another alternative:
Open a terminal window, and enter the command: which gcc.
That should return something like: /usr/bin/gcc, the location of the gcc executable.
Then, enter this command in the term window: 'export PATH=$PATH:/usr/bin/gcc' (without quotes) to add gcc to your path.
The export command as given appends the path to gcc to the path you already have (given as $PATH).
Then, try installing the tarball again.
Old 04-01-2005, 10:35 PM   #5
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just add your gcc executable files to $PATH,
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