Hello Im completly new to Lubuntu(started this weekend). The first thing i want to install give me know a lot of trouble for this time.

I want to install a driver for the Novation Launchapad. I have downloaded the driver from: sourceforge

Here is a Makefile thing with and as far i know can found i go to the download location and type 'make' and it should be working.

but i get the following error:

name@myname-lubuntu:~/Downloads/movolaunch$ make Makefile
The program 'make' can be found in the following packages:
 * make
 * make-guile
Try: sudo apt-get install <selected package>

I have no idea how i can fix this. On railbridge.org i read that in the terminal "run command as a login shell" must checked on. But that does'nt matter.

I hope anybody can help.


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    May I suggest to read the error message provided and follow its advice?
    – Harald
    Jan 26 '15 at 11:57

"make" does not exist on your system, you need to install it using

sudo apt-get install make

Then you will be able to run your make command

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