POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : ubuntu 16.04 burp : Re: ubuntu 16.04 burp Server Time
22 Jun 2021 08:50:39 EDT (-0400)
  Re: ubuntu 16.04 burp  
From: clipka
Date: 5 Feb 2017 09:19:30
Message: <58973472$1@news.povray.org>
Am 05.02.2017 um 09:46 schrieb dick balaska:

> checking whether to use the PNG library... yes
> checking for library containing png_get_libpng_ver... no
> configure: error: cannot find a suitable PNG library
> 
> No -lpng ? How odd.
> Google says I want libpng12, which is what I have.
> 
> dig dig dig.
> 
> sudo apt-get install libpng-dev
> sudo apt-get install libjpeg-dev
> sudo apt-get install libtiff-dev
> 
> Wait. I saw a list somewhere someone had put together of these. Boy that
> would be helpful now.

You mean, like the list in "unix\README.md"? ;)

I concede POV-Ray for Unix/Linux would greatly benefit from someone
investing some TLC into the installation instructions, and maybe also
the installation procedure as such.

Ideally, that person would be a regular Unix/Linux user. I, for
instance, am not.


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