I' running Fedora 15 (32-bit). But I can`t compile and run an ncurses program. Also, colours are not working in the terminal. What can I do to fix this?

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    You need to give more information to explain your question. What ncurses program are you trying to build? How do you know you can't compile the program (Are you getting a specific error message?) – Johan Apr 5 '13 at 12:40

Do you have curses-devel packages installed?

sudo yum search curses

ncurses.x86_64 : Ncurses support utilities
ncurses-devel.i686 : Development files for the ncurses library
ncurses-devel.x86_64 : Development files for the ncurses library
ncurses-libs.i686 : Ncurses libraries
ncurses-libs.x86_64 : Ncurses libraries

If not install them :

sudo yum install -y ncurses ncurses-devel

You have to install the ncurses-devel package to be able to build programs using it.

Besides, Fedora 15 has discontinued support a year or so back, update.

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