#8 installing 0.6.3 on ubuntu 10.04, looking for enchant

Bew Resu

My Goal: I want to test 0.6.3 in Ubuntu 10.04 so as to verify if ayttm indeed supports Yahoo webcam

What I tried:
1) Install from repository.
#result: 0.6.3 is not yet available
#help-me: make it avaiable in the repository

2) Debianize the provided RPM download with alien
#result: alien says something like the rpm is insufficient
#help-me: provide a deb package for debian users

3) Install from source, tar.gz
#result: upon running ./configure, it made me install flex, byacc which I did, and then when it's time for enchant it says this: No package 'enchant' found. Consider adjusting the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable if you installed software in a non-standard prefix. blah blah about ENCHANT_CFLAGS blah.
#help-me: I know I have libenchant installed, well apt says so. So why is configure looking for enchant?

So to anyone who would like to help me, those are the three options I can think of.
Please. Thanks.

And to the developers, even if I can't run your masterpiece (yet?), you already are doing a great job. Keep it up.


  • Siddhesh Poyarekar

    The yahoo webcam support is broken since the recent yahoo protocol update. I haven't had the time to work on it yet, but there were some interns interested in working on it. Haven't heard from them since they expressed interest. Either ways, would be nice if you could confirm for sure if it does work or not.

    1) I think there is a Ubuntu maintainer, since there are updated packages on Ubuntu. You could open a bug report against ayttm in launchpad and see how it goes

    2) Debian has an active packager for ayttm, so you could get a deb from there:


    3) When you're building packages from source, you need the -dev packages. So if it says libenchant is missing, you need libenchant-dev

  • Siddhesh Poyarekar

    • labels: --> Install Problem (example)
    • assigned_to: nobody --> siddheshp
  • Siddhesh Poyarekar

    • status: open --> pending
  • Siddhesh Poyarekar

    Was your problem resolved by the Ubuntu packagers?

  • SourceForge Robot

    • status: pending --> closed
  • SourceForge Robot

    This Tracker item was closed automatically by the system. It was
    previously set to a Pending status, and the original submitter
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