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I am a total linux illiterate, but I'm trying to get my head down and make things work.

I have downloaded Kdenlive from web, want to install in root but get error message after typing sudo make install

Error message: No rule to make target 'install'. Stop.


Instruction to install also say: To compile and install, go in the source directory and type:

mkdir build;cd build
cmake ..
(If you want to install in a different path, use instead:
cmake .. -DCMAKE_INSTALL_PREFIX=/install/path)

I DON'T KNOW WHERE THE SOURCE DIRECTORY IS....I scimmed the web but can't find anything that answers this simple (i assume) question.

Help really appreciated. Thank you in advance

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Just open the software center, type kdenlive in the search bar and click the install button. Much easier than installing from source and beating your head up against unresolved dependencies :-) –  hmayag Mar 24 '14 at 17:44

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