I'm attempting to install XFCE from the file "xfce4-4.4RC2-installer.run", I execute this file and I'm presented with a nice intuitive GUI, which tells me I need certain Perl modules to make this work: URI:Escape, URI:file and URI:URL. It suggests to "Install from CPAN" with a button, I tried this -- which fails.
Next I downloaded the file "http://search.cpan.org/CPAN/authors/id/ … .35.tar.gz" from CPAN manually, extracted this and installed the files into "/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/URI/", this solved the missing "URI:Escape", but none of the others, despite the other required files "file.pm" and "URL.pm" existing in the same directory. I also tried to copy all files to "/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/" as I'm not sure exactly where the XFCE-installer is looking, I also attempted to put them into "/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.4" and "/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/URI/". Next I tried to change extensions from .pm to .pl on the files in question.
I have read through the documentation in search for any help, I've also searched the forum. Could anyone give specific help on this issue?
Thanks in advance.
Maybe your distribution has the perl-uri package (AFAIK this is a common perl module).
I use Slackware 11.0.0.
I selected to install everything, shouldn't this be installed then if it was present?
Could I have a list over which exact files are needed if anyone has this information?
Full path with exact filename would be really helpful.
This is not an offical list, and this for (X)(K)(U)buntu.
I install a server, X-window system, then these to build XFCE.
libdrm-dev x11proto-fonts-dev x11proto-video-dev x11proto-xf86dri-dev xserver-xorg-dev libxml-parser-perl libCGI-perl libhtml-parser-perl libhtml-tagset-perl libhtml-tree-perl liburi-perl libwww-perl libice-dev libncurses5-dev libsm-dev libvte-dev libglib2.0-cil libgtk2.0-cil libvte2.0-cil mono-classlib-1.0 libatk1.0-dev libcairo2-dev libexpat1-dev libfontconfig1-dev libfreetype6-dev libgtk2.0-dev libpango1.0-dev libpng12-dev libx11-dev libxau-dev libxcursor-dev libxdmcp-dev libxext-dev libxfixes-dev libxft-dev libxi-dev libxinerama-dev libxrandr-dev libxrender-dev x-dev x11proto-core-dev x11proto-fixes-dev x11proto-input-dev x11proto-kb-dev x11proto-randr-dev x11proto-render-dev x11proto-xext-dev x11proto-xinerama-dev zlib1g-dev libglib2.0-dev checkinstall libglib1.2-dev xlibs-dev libasound2-dev libxml2-dev libdbus-glib-1-dev libdbus-1-dev