Trying to install tarball for HP F4140
ubuntu at e-pops.org
Wed Apr 30 16:32:03 BST 2008
I'm trying to get an HP F4140 printer working on this system. My old HP
1200 worked great in every fashion, but this one is stubborn.
http://hplip.sourceforge.net/install/manual/distros/ubuntu.html I tried
the install program which failed, so I went to
I've downloaded the tar file and brought up the terminal to install the
drivers. I unpacked the folder, did the cd ~/ command to enter the
I'd entered the following command and got this response:
ragweed at ragweed-den:~/Desktop/hplip-2.8.4$ ./configure
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... no
checking for mawk... mawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... yes
checking build system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnulibc1
checking for style of include used by make... GNU
checking for gcc... gcc
checking for C compiler default output file name...
configure: error: C compiler cannot create executables
See `config.log' for more details.
ragweed at ragweed-den:~/Desktop/hplip-2.8.4$
When I tried to look at the "config.log for more details" I find there's
no program for viewing it.... at least not on my system.
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