[MPlayer-users] Help with configure error
cpollock at embarqmail.com
Mon Jan 5 05:18:01 CET 2015
On Sun, 2015-01-04 at 19:24 -0800, Erik Steffl wrote:
> On 01/04/2015 07:05 PM, Chris wrote:
> > On Sun, 2015-01-04 at 20:59 -0600, Chris wrote:
> >> I'm attempting to compile mplayer withe gui from source due to the fact
> >> that the version installed from Ubuntu sources crashes before it even
> >> starts. At the end of the configure run I get:
> >> Error: The GUI requires X11.
> >> I've installed the libx11-dev files and from what I see in the
> >> config.log they are seen. I've put the complete log on pastebin here:
> >> http://pastebin.com/gsR7TbpS
> >> I'd appreciate if anyone could give me some advice even if it's a knock
> >> on the head.
> >> System is Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS Gnome 3.12.2 I'd be happy to supply any
> >> more info. Here is the package I'm trying to install from and the
> >> command line I used to install is ./configure --enable-gui --enable-jpeg
> >> --enable-png
> > I neglected to paste in the package - mplayer-export-snapshot.tar.bz2
> > which I downloaded this afternoon from the Mplayer website.
> the crucial error in the log:
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lXext
> which means that you need libXext,
> on debian based distros you can run: apt-file search libXext (might need
> to first run: sudo apt-file update),
> you need libxext6 and likely libxext6-dev packages (might be different
> names/versions on different distros).
Thanks Henry and Erik, your help did the trick. Now to get LIVES
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22:16:47 up 7 days, 55 min, 4 users, load average: 1.55, 1.66, 1.51
Ubuntu 14.04.1 LTS, kernel 3.14.0-031400-generic
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