Install IP Messenger Iptux on Centos/ RHEL / Fedora / Ubuntu
October 10, 2015
Here I was getting issue in installing IP messenger ( IPTUX ) in CentOs 7 through rpm , so I have install through compile through source package and showing installation steps for debian as well as linux based system . First I am going to explain what is IP Messenger .
What is IP Messenger ?
IP Messenger ( IPTUX) is an pop up application to chat which works within Local Area Network ( LAN) , It is available for multi platforms .This application works on TCP/IP (UDP ) and it is not dependent on server machine means not required server setup.
Here are some points related to IP Messenger :
Server less IP Messenger.
Used for Chat and Fast file and folder transfer within LAN .
TCP / IP ( UDP ) based
Installation of IP Messenger ( IPTUX )
Iptux is quite portable and it can be compile it from sources .
Here we are going to install packages , which will be needed on compilation of IP Messenger software and cloining of git repositories .Run below yum command for install libraries.
For CentOS , RHEL , Fedora :
# yum install gtk2-devel automake git gcc-c++ make autoconf GConf2-devel libtool
For Ubuntu or Debian based system :
Here i am assuming you are running below commands from root user othwise use sudo before execute the command.
#apt-get install git automake libgconf2-dev autoconf libgtk2.0-dev g++ make libtool
Here I am doing through git clone method because it worked for me .Run the below command for clone the git repositories.
#git clone git://github.com/iptux-src/iptux.git
After run the git clone , iptux directory will be clone on the path.Go to the iptux directory.
Run the below command with root privilege for compilation and build.
#./configure #make # make install
After the compilation of iptux , you can run the application through below command.