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I am trying to install noip2. After following these instructions I have reached a roadblock.

How do I install the 'no-ip' package on 12.04?

When I type in make I receive the following error.

make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.

How do I fix this?

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Have you changed to the package directory? Use cd:

wget http://www.no-ip.com/client/linux/noip-duc-linux.tar.gz
tar -xzvf noip-duc-linux.tar.gz
cd noip-2.1.9-1
sudo make install
sudo nano /etc/rc.local
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Thanks Timo Kluck. It works! –  jason328 Aug 1 '12 at 22:11

An alternative would be ddclient. It works fine in my setup with the no-ip service and it is in the Ubuntu repositories.

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