[Bro] Problem in compiling Bro on an Ubuntu 7.10 system (probably something with lpcap)

Bernhard Ager ager at net.in.tum.de
Fri Jan 25 02:50:41 PST 2008

On Fri, Jan 25, 2008 at 12:08:04PM +0200, Georgios Spathoulas wrote:

> I am trying to setup Bro IDS on an Ubuntu 7.10 system. I have tried both 1.2and
> 1.3 versions and I get the same error when I run the ./configure command :
> checking for local pcap library... not found
> checking for pcap_open_live in -lpcap... no
> checking for pcap_open_live in -lpcap... no
> configure: error: see the INSTALL doc for more info

Most likely you need to install the libpcap-dev or libpcap0.8-dev
package. Likewise for other libraries.

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