I got an error during  installationo of rdesktop

Posted on 2013-06-24
Last Modified: 2013-06-25

After trying to install rdesktop in Fedora 18, I got the following error:

ERROR: Could not find X Window System headers/libraries.
Probably you need to install the libX11-devel package.
To specify paths manually, use the options --x-includes and --x-libraries.

Any ideas about how to install those libraries?

Question by:dimensionav
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
LVL 14

Accepted Solution

comfortjeanius earned 450 total points
ID: 39272584

yum install libXll-devel

Author Comment

ID: 39275878
I have tried that command but I got a message that says:
There is no package libXll-devel

Is there any way to download it?
LVL 29

Assisted Solution

serialband earned 50 total points
ID: 39275970

That should probably be


with two number 1 (ones), not


with two letter l (ells).

It looks like comfortjeanius mistyped it and you cut and pasted it.

yum install libX11-devel

Featured Post

Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

SSH (Secure Shell) - Tips and Tricks As you all know SSH(Secure Shell) is a network protocol, which we use to access/transfer files securely between two networked devices. SSH was actually designed as a replacement for insecure protocols that sen…
Google Drive is extremely cheap offsite storage, and it's even possible to get extra storage for free for two years.  You can use the free account 15GB, and if you have an Android device..when you install Google Drive for the first time it will give…
Learn how to get help with Linux/Unix bash shell commands. Use help to read help documents for built in bash shell commands.: Use man to interface with the online reference manuals for shell commands.: Use man to search man pages for unknown command…
Connecting to an Amazon Linux EC2 Instance from Windows Using PuTTY.

705 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question