Hints about the installation, mainly on non-Linux boxes.
Installation via package manager
Most Linux distributions have a package for gnokii, so you only need to use your package manager to install it.
Example for Ubuntu:
sudo apt-get install xgnokii
Installing from sources
Get the sources
See gnokii.org - Downloads for details.
This is the basic command:
Howhever you should know what is the right place to install files.
For example, language data files on Slackware need to go under
/usr/share/locale/ but the default prefix would put them under
/usr/local/share/locale/ so you need this:
./configure --help for details.
Some useful options for
configure script are:
--disable-sharedprevents from building shared library for gnokii (useful for development and debugging)
--enable-securityenables some security options:
This should be done as user.
This must be done as root.
After installation, you need to configure gnokii.