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Re: Why is it this hard (installing Nessus on FC3)?



On Fri, 2005-04-01 at 16:26 -0600, Basil Copeland wrote:
> It is this kind of grief that gives Linux a bad name.
> 
> I'm trying to install the latest Nessus, which comes with an installer
> script.  I'd much rather install an rpm for FC3, but cannot seem to
> find one (or better would be "yum install nessus").
> 
> To use the script, I've had to install stuff I hadn't planned on
> having on this particular machine (wanting to keep it "lean and
> mean"), such as gcc and gtk+-devel.
> 
> Now the script runs, but bombs out with the following error:
> 
> Could not find OpenSSL or OpenSSL headers on your system.
> 
> Well, I do have OpenSSL installed.  Googling the error turned up a
> suggestion to install "libopenssl-devel."  I cannot find that in a yum
> repository, nor at any rpm repository (except for Mandrake).
> 
> Surely there are people running Nessus on FC3.  So how did you do it?
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yum install openssl-devel

atrpms has the rpm if you want it (nessus)

Craig


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