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when i install ntop, both ./autogen.sh & make done, but in "make install" give this error:

ln: `icmpPlugin.so': File exists
make[2]: *** [icmpPlugin.so] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/root/ntop/compiles/ntop-3.3/plugins'
make[1]: *** [install-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/root/ntop/compiles/ntop-3.3/plugins'
make: *** [install-recursive] Error 1

? excuse me for my bad english

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Why don't you use your distributions package manager to install it? –  Sven Feb 24 '12 at 11:01

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You're compiling packages as root ?

I'd suggest not doing that.

If ln says the destination file exists, why not rename/move it out of the way and try again ?

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i'm root user, i renamed it, but error still there. –  haw3d Feb 24 '12 at 16:06

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