cannot create configuration of noip2

James Plate james.plate at
Mon Apr 30 13:36:51 UTC 2012

On 04/30/2012 03:39 AM, Richard Liu wrote:
> Hi All,
>   I just installed the Ubuntu 12.04 server, and when I try to install
> the noip2, I found the apt-get cannot find it. So I download the noip2
> source from to install it manually. During the installing,
> the "make" is successful, but the "make install" is failed.  it always
> notice me that the user name and password is failed, but I am sure the
> user name and password is correct. Any one met the same issue? Is
> there anybody can help me for this problem? Thanks
> the error information is as follow:
> root at rllab:/opt/download/noip-2.1.9-1# make install
> if [ ! -d /usr/local/bin ]; then mkdir -p /usr/local/bin;fi
> if [ ! -d /usr/local/etc ]; then mkdir -p /usr/local/etc;fi
> cp noip2 /usr/local/bin/noip2
> /usr/local/bin/noip2 -C -c /tmp/no-ip2.conf
> Auto configuration for Linux client of
> Please enter the login/email string for  liuranball at
> Please enter the password for user ''  *******************
> You have entered an incorrect username
>         -or-
> an incorrect password for this username.
> mv /tmp/no-ip2.conf /usr/local/etc/no-ip2.conf
> mv: cannot stat `/tmp/no-ip2.conf': No such file or directory
> make: *** [install] Error 1
Hi Richard, typically you need to run 'sudo make install' as it will
need write permissions to system directories. Hope this  helps.

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