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Hello, i'm new to this forum and slackware linux...i'm trying to install a few programs...these programs have a makefile command...everytime i try to run the command i get this error ...
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    Question Help with makefile command


    Hello,

    i'm new to this forum and slackware linux...i'm trying to install a few programs...these programs have a makefile command...everytime i try to run the command i get this error -bash: ./Makefile: Permission denied so far this has happened with two programs..

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    I'm going into their specific folders to run the command from the shell-Konsole...

    anyhelp will be greatly appreaciated...

    Thanks

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    Hi, velkropie.

    You are close. However, the Makefile is a recipe that lists the steps to make a piece of software with a minimum amount of work.

    The command to use is make. That will will read a file called makefile or Makefile and run through the steps necessary to create the software. So use:
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    make
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