openSUSE install

Asked by jsn

I type ./configure and get this error:

jsn@linux-suse:~/Downloads/pidgin-toolbar-shrink-1.1.1> gnomesu ./configure
checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
checking whether build environment is sane... yes
checking for a thread-safe mkdir -p... /bin/mkdir -p
checking for gawk... gawk
checking whether make sets $(MAKE)... no
checking for gcc... no
checking for cc... no
checking for cl.exe... no
configure: error: in `/home/jsn/Downloads/pidgin-toolbar-shrink-1.1.1':
configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH
See `config.log' for more details.

Please, help me.

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kgraefe (konradgraefe) said :

Like the error message says you have to install a C compiler. I don't know how to do this on SuSE Linux. You should search in your package management system (probably in the development section). On Ubuntu there is a pseudo-package "build-essentials" that install all commonly necessary tools to build a program from source. Maybe there is one on SuSE too.

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