duffmckagan mckagan at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 22:16:54 CDT 2005


On 10/24/05, Clay Weber <claydoh at claydoh.com> wrote:
>
> Daniel Axtell wrote:
> > I decided to try Kubuntu 5.10 on my laptop, which is
> > pretty Linux unfriendly. The installation went pretty
> > smoothly, but when went to build a library from
> > source, I noticed there's no gcc. So I sent into the
> > package manager, picked gcc (which chose gcc 4.0.2),
> > installed it, and when I did "./configure", I got this
> > error:
> > "error: C compiler cannot create executables".
> >
> > I previosly tried Ubuntu 5.10 on this same machine,
> > and after it had supposedly installed gcc, it was no
> > where to be found. Trying to install earlier versions
> > (3.3, 3.4) were fruitless. I'm pretty amazed that gcc
> > won't work out of the box; what's the point of open
> > source if you don't have a compiler?
> >
> > Any suggestions before I try installing Gentoo on this machine?
> >
> >
> >
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>
> Try installing build-essential, it will add all the other items gcc will
> need






Make sure you have added the Breezy repositories in your
/etc/apt/sources.list


apt-get install build-essential








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