How to install .tar.gz file..

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shekkieface
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How to install .tar.gz file..

Post by shekkieface » Sat Jun 19, 2010 2:52 am

I downloaded the program airsnort-0.2.7 and inside the folder I clicked the file install and it gave me this:
" The following should be all you need to make airsnort:

./configure
make
make install

Good luck "

This is what I did and had no luck.
in terminal I did this cd /home/jason/Desktop/airsnort-0.2.7
./configure
make
then I get the error no targets specified and no makefile found. stop.

I do not know what to do next. I tried doing this as root, but same problem.

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Re: How to install .tar.gz file..

Post by vincent » Sat Jun 19, 2010 3:16 am

If you can't get airsnort to work, you could simply use the aircrack suite instead, it can be found in Synaptic or installed from a terminal:

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sudo apt-get install aircrack-ng
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Re: How to install .tar.gz file..

Post by shekkieface » Sat Jun 19, 2010 3:23 am

I typed that into the terminal, but I can't find the program anywhere.

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Re: How to install .tar.gz file..

Post by vincent » Sat Jun 19, 2010 5:17 am

It's a command-line based program, so you're going to have to start reading some man pages and doing some research; a good place to start is http://www.aircrack-ng.org/doku.php?id=getting_started
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