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./configure - make - make install

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by hugeknot, Jan 3, 2007.

  1. hugeknot

    hugeknot Registered

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    Hi
    I want to set up my website for NINJAM - an online music program.

    To do this on my linux system, I need to have several programs to deal with the sound and compression, programs - Requires: ALSA, ncurses, libogg, libvorbis installed.

    I have found all these programs and put the tar.zip files under my root.

    Call me an idiot, but when I read the installation docs, I can't understand a word of it.

    To install, I have to use the command "./configure - make - make install".

    I am afraid the instructions are no more elaborative than that! I can't work out where I would issue such a command.

    Here is a link to one of the programs install doc:
    http://www.alsa-project.org/~valentyn/Alsa-sound-mini-HOWTO-2.html

    I would be most grateful if anyone could give me a point in the right direction.

    Regards Hugeknot
     
  2. PWSowner

    PWSowner Well-Known Member

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    This actually has nothing to do with cPanel, but to answer your question, those are shell commands you issue while connected to the server with a program like Putty.

    If you have no idea what I said, do a search on shell commands.
     
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