Code::Blocks installation in CentOS 6.5 x64_minimal

A log of installing Code::Blocks in CentOS 6.5 x64 Minimal edition. (It’s a server, and codeblocks will be accessed on clients via putty and Xming.)

#Install some necessary libraries
yum groupinstall "Development Tools"  

#install rpmforge, there are other ways, here I use wget to download rpm package and install
#install wget
yum install wget
mkdir ~/temp
cd ~/temp
wget http://pkgs.repoforge.org/rpmforge-release/rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm

rpm -ivh rpmforge-release-0.5.3-1.el6.rf.x86_64.rpm
yum install --enablerepo=rpmforge-extras

#Install wxGTK
yum install wxGTK-devel

#Install codeblocks from source
#ref:http://wiki.codeblocks.org/index.php?title=Installing_Code::Blocks_from_source_on_RPM_based_distributions
cd ~
mkdir codeblocks
cd codeblocks
svn checkout svn://svn.berlios.de/codeblocks/trunk
cd trunk
./bootstrap
./configure
make
sudo make install

#Now Code::Blocks has installed, configure remote access
#enable X11 forwarding: ref:http://www.techotopia.com/index.php/Displaying_CentOS_Applications_Remotely_(X11_Forwarding)
sudo vi /etc/ssh/ssh_config
#Edit the file and make sure -> X11Forward yes
sudo yum xorg-x11-xauth.x86_64
sudo yum install xorg-x11-fonts

#Now on a Windows client, using Putty and Xming access the server
#On windows desktop, download and install Xming Server and Xming fonts
#in Putty, enable X11 Forwarding, set display to "Localhost:0"

#Type the following:
echo $DISPLAY
#It should return localhost:10.0

#Run Code::Blocks
codeblocks &

 

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