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Update README w/ libcap troubleshooting tip.

Signed-off-by: Anthony Wu <>
Acked-by: Stéphane Graber <>
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@@ -39,6 +39,19 @@ Downloading the current source code:
./ && ./configure && make && sudo make install
preceded by ./ if configure do not exist yet.
+ If the ./ script shows the following message: "aclocal: not found",
+ you are likely missing the "automake" package. Make sure it's installed and
+ try again.
+ If the ./configure script gives you the following message:
+ "configure: error: Please install the libcap development files."
+ you are likely missing the "libcap-dev" package.
+ The configure script will usually give you hints as to what you are missing,
+ looking for those in your package manager will usually give you the package
+ that you need to install.
Getting help:
when you find you need help, you can check out one of the two

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