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Old 04-13-2011, 06:17 PM   #1
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Ubuntu 10.04: compile audacity 1.2.6

What am I doing wrong here in compiling 1.2.6! I am following this link: ... rBeginners

What is wrong with this?? I DL'd wxGTK-2.4.2.tar.bz2 from, then tar -xvjf wxGTK-2.4.2.tar.bz2, which got me this:

~$ tar -xvjf wxGTK-2.4.2.tar.bz2
tar: wxGTK-2.4.2.tar.bz2: Cannot open: No such file or directory
tar: Error is not recoverable: exiting now
tar: Child returned status 2
tar: Exiting with failure status due to previous errors

What did I do wrong?? And bunzip2 gives this:

~$ bunzip2 wxGTK-2.4.2.tar.bz2
bunzip2: Can't open input file wxGTK-2.4.2.tar.bz2: No such file or directory.

BTW, the file is on the Desktop. The reason for all this work is that 1.3.12beta no longer has the mixer toolbar built-in that allowed easy to choose devices like "line-in","mic", etc. I have 1.2.6 installed on an XP machine and it is great! Thanks. -gustav521
Old 04-13-2011, 10:35 PM   #2
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It doesn't look like you have changed the directory (by using the "cd" command) to where the file is actually located. If you downloaded the file to the Desktop, it should be located at "/home/username/Desktop", which can be shortened to just ~/Desktop.
Old 04-13-2011, 11:40 PM   #3
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Hello "MS3FGX"! Thank you for your reply. It seems as it was as easy as that! Problem solved! Thanks again. -gustav521


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