I am new to installing application from source and just learning the best practices to do so. I have this linux box without root access with a quite old emacs, so I downloaded the latest version and ...
I would like to install the Clang/LLVM compiler suite within Slackware since I use it as my default C conpiler for my C programming assignments. I am currently building it within a build directory ...
I installed Python 2.7 from source. A dependency of some packages is python. Is there a way I can prevent the install of a lesser version of Python, or let apt know it's already been fulfilled?
If I install OpenBSD from CD-ROM: http://www.openbsd.org/ftp.html with install48.iso then is it patched? All 10 patches from here are in the ISO file? If those are not included, how can I apply ...
When installing something from source (say, Ruby 1.9.2), what command can I run to get a complete list of all the dependencies needed to install that application? Is this possible?