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    installing Eterm from source

    I'm running Suse 9.1 Pro on a Intel 866 Mhz.

    I downloaded Eterm 0.93 source and tried the ./configure then make process. However, i get the error

    ERROR: You need libX11 to build Eterm. Verify that you have libX11.a or installed and that it is located in the X libraries
    directory shown above. If it is in a different directory, try using
    the --x-libraries parameter to configure.
    configure: error: Fatal: libX11 not found.

    I looked in my /usr/X11R6/lib folder and I see and, but I guess these are not the files that Eterm need.

    Anyone know how to solve this problem? Thanks.

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    Linux Guru dylunio's Avatar
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    This is just a guess, but try and download newer versions of libX11.a and, and maybe the libX11-dev packages, rpm would be the easyest way to do this;

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