Problems compiling rtl-sdr on debian

df8oe at df8oe at
Sun Aug 4 15:43:55 UTC 2013

Am Sonntag, 4. August 2013, 17:24:09 schrieb lee jones:
> Hello all!
> Just been trying to compile rtl-sdr (
> ) on my linux box but I'm
> having a few problems. Btw the linux distro is debian running a 64-bit
> kernel; 3.10-1-amd64.
> Here's the problem. I can't seem to get rtl-sdr to compile quite right
> either with the cmake or autotools instructions from the sdr website.
> I've tried both methods; only one completes (but produces an unstable
> version) the other version dosen't compile at all.

Look at the following line - it is telling you everything you want to know...

Could NOT find PkgConfig (missing:  PKG_CONFIG_EXECUTABLE) 

Good luck

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