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Installing Python! A major Linux newb needs help
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BungaDunga

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PostPosted: Sat 18 Jun 2005, 00:47    Post subject:  Installing Python! A major Linux newb needs help  

So I want to get podcasts on Puppy. I run IPodder on Windows, and since there is a Linux version I´d like to be able to run that on Puppy. I download it, and it apparently needs Python. I download Python. That needs to be compiled, but running ¨configure¨ gives an error about not finding a compiler. So, I download Tiny C with PupGet. Running ./configure gives me the following lovely error:

checking for C++ compiler default output file name... configure: error: C++ compiler cannot create executables

Anyone feel like helping me get this to work?
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Ian
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PostPosted: Sat 18 Jun 2005, 01:16    Post subject:  

You will need a different distro with all the development tools installed to be able to compile Python.
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Flash
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PostPosted: Sat 18 Jun 2005, 01:29    Post subject:  

See also: How to compile applications for Puppy, and How to feed Puppy C to make a 'fat Puppy
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BungaDunga

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PostPosted: Sat 18 Jun 2005, 01:32    Post subject:  

Hmm- those links are interesting; I´ll read through them. Puppy seems to be well on the way to making me into a Linux geek Cool
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BarryK
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PostPosted: Sat 18 Jun 2005, 04:48    Post subject:  

Or, just grab the precompiled Python from Slackware 10.1... probably it will work.
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