peekabot is divided into two distinct parts: the server and the client API. Both are built by default but you can disable building of either by configuring with
--disable-client-lib respectively. Building only the client requires fewer dependencies.
Before starting the installation, make sure your system has all the dependencies listed below installed:
All set and ready to continue? Good.
peekabot leverages GNU Autoconf and friends for building - if you've ever used open source software on a unix you're probably already familiar with them. The usual
make install-ritual usually does the trick:
$ tar xvzpf peekabot-x.y.z.tar.gz $ cd peekabot-x.y.z $ ./configure $ make $ make install (as root!)
If everything went according to plan, you should be able to start the peekabot server by typing
peekabot in your terminal.
./configure --helplists options that you might be able to use to solve your problem.
Continue to the tutorial...