Errors when installing Siril from source on Linux Mint 20.3

Using the instructions from:

Siril:install - FreeAstro

I enter this command into the terminal:

sudo apt -y install automake autoconf build-essential intltool libgtk-3-dev libfftw3-dev libgsl-dev libcfitsio-dev libconfig-dev libtiff-dev libjpeg-dev libraw-dev libffms2-dev libopencv-dev libcurl4-gnutls-dev libexiv2-dev cmake gnome-icon-theme git libjson-glib-dev wcslib-dev

And it completes without any errors

When I get to this part:

**Then proceed with the normal procedure: **



sudo make install

I receive these errors messages:

./ bash: ./ No such file or directory

make make: *** No targets specified and no makefile found. Stop.

sudo make install make: *** No rule to make target ‘install’. Stop.

I believe that it is a problem with the directory where the terminal is, but I don’t know which directory to switch to and I can’t find an answer in my searches.

Any help is appreciated.

I have installed the AppImage and made it executable, and it works, but I would like to complete the installation that I started.

Thank you.

Hi, those commands compile siril from source, you have to run them in siril directory that you downloaded, either from a release archive (source code link at the top of or using git from FA / Siril · GitLab .

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We now recommend to compile Siril with meson and ninja.
Everything is explained in the README file.