I tried to run ./configure on a small program that the Linux book I'M reading instructed me to download and I got the error "no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH" I then tried to run atp-get install gcc, but then I got "unable to locate package gcc". Any dieas?
Thanks. It worked but it took me a while. I had to run apt-get update first. I alwasy forget that after I've just installed a new server. Since we're on the subject, why do simple apt-get commands not work until upate has been run?
apt-get update , Updates the "local database" of what is available (in the Terabtytes) on the clouds...
sudo apt-get install build-essential libc6-dev libbz2-dev check
Ubuntu lacks the above by default