Andrew McDonough

Please note: This page is imported from my wiki, which hasn't been updated in over 10 years. Some of the formatting was lost during the import. I'll try to get around to fixing it someday.


Fedora 4 core ships with an unsupported version of gcc (2.96). mplayer will not work with this version. To change the version

  • Download appropriate version from
  • tar -xvzf gcc-xxx.tar.gz
  • mkdir /usr/local/gnu
  • su
  • cd gcc-xxx
  • ./configure —prefix=/usr/local/gnu/gccxxx
  • make
  • make install
  • ln -s /usr/local/gccxxx/bin/gxx /usr/local/bin/bcc
  • ln -s /usr/local/gccxxx/bin/gcc /usr/bin/gccxxx

Andrew McDonough

Andrew McDonough is a consultant CTO and software developer, currently based between Berlin and London.

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