[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: How to confirm ncurses installed properly

On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 05:14:11AM -0500, Rupert Heesom wrote:
> I'm really new to Debian, trying to set my Debian VM up with NFS to
> access my RH host.  
> In doing so, I need to configure the kernel for NFS support.  
> To run "make menuconfig" (I don't have X installed), I need ncurses
> installed.  I've just run through dselect & thought I installed ncurses
> along with lots of other stuff from a CD set.  But when I run "make
> menuconfig" in /usr/src/linux, I get the following error -
> >> Unable to find the ncurses libraries.
> >> You must have ncurses installed.....

Install the libncurses5-dev package. You need development libraries as
well as runtime libraries to compile programs against ncurses, which
happens during 'make menuconfig'.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

Reply to: