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i am a newbie to linux. i have a dual booting system. my system is athlon xp 2400+, asus v7n motherboard, samsung 80 gb hdd, asus cdrw and asus dvd. ...
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    Problem Installing New Software


    i am a newbie to linux. i have a dual booting system. my system is athlon xp 2400+, asus v7n motherboard, samsung 80 gb hdd, asus cdrw and asus dvd.
    i am trying to install new programme using the .tar.gz method vut all the time i am running in the problem as it just does not install.
    can anybody help and tell me how to install the programme?

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    Can you be a bit more verbose? What happens when you try to "install" these programs? What steps do you go through and what (if any) errors do you get?

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    I am using mandrake 10.1,
    i am trying to install krecipes. i start the the installation. i start the shell and type ./configure. i get all the checks it runs all the checks then it shows an error message.
    Checking for X...configure:error:Can't find X includes. please check your installation and add the correct path.

    2. i am trying to install MDBtools. it asks for glib2.0 or higher.

    3. vcdimager plugin for k3b. it asks for libcdio.

    can you help

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