Bash Installation

J_Man jeremy at
Mon Jan 13 11:33:27 PST 2003

Cole, David wrote:
> Hello,
> My name is David and I am trying to learn the nuts and bolts of linux 
> because we have a linux firewall where I work and it will eventually be 
> up to me to take care of it. I am a Windoze user and this is the first 
> time I have ever used Linux. I am having a problem installing Bash
> My system: Dell Optiplex GX1 450Mhz, 256RAM.
> It is configured with 4 partitions. 1st is RHL 8.0, 2nd is Swap file, 
> 3rd is Var, 4th is for the LFS system to be built on.
> I have followed the books instructions to the letter.
> My problem is that my command input looks like this:
> *[lfs at localhost lfs]$ ./configure --enable-static-link \
>>   --prefix=$LFS/static --with-curses &&
>>make &&
>>make install*
> And my output looks like this
> *bash ./configure: No such file or directory*
> What am I doing or what have I do wrong to get this output and how do I fix it?
> Thanks
Once you extract a tarball, you have to cd into the directory it creates 
before running the build commands.  Try going back a few pages in the 
book, and it discusses this.



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