Posted on 2006-05-30
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
Hi Im new to linux

im trying to install a media player without joy it wants me to install GCC so i have downloadied it and extracted it to /home/myname/install/GCC

is this ok to install from this location

Is there a standard directory to extract to before install??

Nothing seems to go right at the moment!
Question by:bryanchellen
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    What Linux distrobution are you using?

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    SUSE 10.1
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    gcc is included in the SUSE distribution. Go into YaST (or YaST2) and go to Software Selection and find gcc - put a plus sign (+) in front of its entry and then Accept the change. Should load it from the install media.
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    Hi, bryanchellen,

    As PsiCop said go into YAST and select GGC or tick the development tools and let SuSE install and configure it all for you.

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