Compiled On The Eee PC

  • apt-get install build-essential
  • download the source code from the applicable website
  • uncompress it (in XandrosFileManager, right-click, choose extract all)
  • change to the directory containing the source code
  • in a terminal, enter the command "./configure"
  • resolve any errors
  • make
  • make install DESTDIR=/home/user/packageroot

$DESTDIR should give the absolute directory to install files to. If left blank, will install at /

If you are creating a package, supply the root directory of the pacakge.