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I Downloaded empathy-3.0.1.tar.bz2 to install in Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
I ran the makefile and I got the error :

configure: error: glib-compile-schemas not found.

How can I fix this problem ? Please help me.

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probably related if you find a suitable solution there, please post it as answer. – cauon Oct 22 '12 at 14:14
@cauon The solution there should definitely work here too (and is equivalent to this answer here). If you have a similar problem and that solution didn't work for you, I recommend posting a new question. – Eliah Kagan Dec 29 '12 at 21:55
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As far as I can tell, glib-compile-schemas is not available in any package for 10.04 LTS (Lucid). What I did to get around this, is to compile and install the latest glib manually, using: ./configure && make && make install. I also needed to add /usr/local/lib to my LD_LIBRARY_PATH.

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You need the header files. In Ubuntu and other Debian-based operating systems, header files are provided by -dev packages. So install libglib2.0-dev Install libglib2.0-dev, by clicking that link or by running:

sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libglib2.0-dev
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