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Puppy Linux Compiler Installation

Posted on | January 31, 2012 | No Comments

Puppy has a special procedure for installing the build tools to compile programs

By Robin Rowe

HOLLYWOOD, CA ( 2012/1/30 – Puppy Linux is a great small distro. It takes a little special effort to install the build tools.

Installing the “devx” file in a full hard drive installation
1. Download devx package that matches your version of Puppy on the devx_xxx.sfs in a ROX-Filer window to mount it.
2. Open a terminal in the mounted directory.
3. # cp -a –re move-destination ./* /mnt/hda2/
4. # sync
5. Close the terminal.
6. Click on the devx_xxx.sfs file to unmount it

Install the man page pages and execute mandb -c.


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