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#164 gnuplot install

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nobody
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2014-06-18
2014-02-21
Anonymous
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hi all
When i installed gnuplot it shows some installation error while i put make install comand on terminal...it shows like this

make[1]: Entering directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term' make[2]: Entering directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for install-exec-am'. /bin/mkdir -p '/usr/local/share/gnuplot/4.6/js' /bin/mkdir: cannot create directory/usr/local/share/gnuplot': Permission denied
make[2]: [install-jsDATA] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term' make[1]: *** [install-am] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term'
make:
[install-recursive] Error 1
gopu@gopu-Aspire-E1-571:~/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4$ make install
Making install in config
make[1]: Entering directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/config' make[2]: Entering directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/config'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for install-exec-am'. make[2]: Nothing to be done forinstall-data-am'.
make[2]: Leaving directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/config' make[1]: Leaving directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/config'
Making install in m4
make[1]: Entering directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/m4' make[2]: Entering directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/m4'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for install-exec-am'. make[2]: Nothing to be done forinstall-data-am'.
make[2]: Leaving directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/m4' make[1]: Leaving directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/m4'
Making install in term
make[1]: Entering directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term' make[2]: Entering directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term'
make[2]: Nothing to be done for install-exec-am'. /bin/mkdir -p '/usr/local/share/gnuplot/4.6/js' /bin/mkdir: cannot create directory/usr/local/share/gnuplot': Permission denied
make[2]: [install-jsDATA] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory /home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term' make[1]: *** [install-am] Error 2 make[1]: Leaving directory/home/gopu/Desktop/gnuplot-4.6.4/term'
make:
[install-recursive] Error 1


HOW CAN I RESOLVE THIS? PLEASE HELP ME


Discussion

  • Ethan Merritt
    Ethan Merritt
    2014-02-21

    Ticket moved from /p/gnuplot/bugs/1339/

     
  • Ethan Merritt
    Ethan Merritt
    2014-02-21

    /bin/mkdir: cannot create directory/usr/local/share/gnuplot': Permission denied

    you need additional permissions in order to create or write into system directories. Probably "su" or "sudo"

     
  • Ethan Merritt
    Ethan Merritt
    2014-06-18

    • status: open --> closed
    • Group: 5.0 -->