eschmidt90 at gmail.com
Sun Jan 21 19:49:41 UTC 2007
is gnome the normal desktop? cuz if it is, there is no menu entry
On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 05:59 +1100, Peter Garrett wrote:
> On Sun, 21 Jan 2007 13:35:15 -0500
> Erik Schmidt <eschmidt90 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Yes, I typed updateb first
> > I am using 6.10
> > the results for $ dpkg --list build-essential are:
> > "no packages found matching build-essentials"
> It's "build-essential" ( singular) - but that is kind of irrelevant, since
> it appears your sources are misconfigured.
> In GNOME, do the following:
> 1. Click on System - Administration - Software Properties ( menu entry )
> 2. Give your password when prompted, then
> 3. Check the "Channels" for main, universe, and optionally multiverse .
> (You can also check backports, but unless you know that you need backports,
> this is not necessary or particularly desirable.)
> 4. (a) Either open a terminal and type
> sudo apt-get update
> (b) Open the Synaptic package manager and hit "Reload" (either of these
> will ensure that your listing of available packages is up to date)
> 5. Install the "build-essential" package. You can do this by typing
> sudo apt-get install build-essential or
> use Synaptic to install that package.
> If this still results in errors, please post a copy of
> your /etc/apt/sources.list file
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