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Re: Octave 3.2.2 for Ubuntu9.04 -- How to compile from sources

From: Thomas Weber
Subject: Re: Octave 3.2.2 for Ubuntu9.04 -- How to compile from sources
Date: Sun, 20 Sep 2009 11:18:31 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 10:17:19AM +0800, Uwe Dippel wrote:
> Judd Storrs wrote:
> > I really don't think it's that hard to compile from sources on Ubuntu.
> > The following describes how I successfully built octave-3.2.2 on a 
> > fresh install of Ubuntu 9.04. After I finished install from the CD, I 
> > used Synaptic to update all Ubuntu packages. I did not change any 
> > software sources from the defaults. Here's how I proceeded:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > Hope this helps.
> I hope so, too!
> Actually, I'm a FOSS-person myself; a Linux user for 10 years. No, 
> difficult to do it is not. The thing that's absolutely difficult is the 
> How To! How should, how could, anyone guess which packages are 
> necessary; which commands are necessary?? I at least couldn't.
> And still, it doesn't go through here:
> $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4-dev libgraphicsmagick++1-dev libfltk-dev 
> libarpack2-dev
> Package libcurl4-dev is a virtual package provided by:
>   libcurl4-gnutls-dev 7.18.2-8ubuntu4.1
> So I tried the other way:
> $ sudo apt-get install libcurl4-openssl-dev

If apt tells you it has the gnutls package, why do you try the openssl


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