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Re: failure to install bash in Zorin-os system


From: Pierre Gaston
Subject: Re: failure to install bash in Zorin-os system
Date: Thu, 5 Dec 2013 10:42:06 +0200

On Thu, Dec 5, 2013 at 8:37 AM, Jianfeng Menglu <address@hidden>wrote:

> I am installing Bash into zorin-os system. According to install
> instruction, I have successfully passed "configuration", "make' and "make
> tests". When I typed "make install", to install, the following message come
> up and the installation stopped.
>
> Is there any suggestion to fix this?
>
> Thanks.
>
> Jianfeng
>
>   ***********************************************************
>   *                                                         *
>   * GNU bash, version 4.2.0(1)-release (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu)
>   *                                                         *
>   ***********************************************************
>
> mkdir -p -- /usr/local/share/man/man1
> mkdir: cannot create directory ‘/usr/local/share/man/man1’: Permission
> denied
> make: *** [installdirs] Error 1
>

I don't know what zorin-os is but most likely you need root access to be
able to install it like this, maybe try to run:
sudo make install


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