Configure error no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH in Linux
You could get following error message “configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH” when you try to compile and install a software from a source. I got above error message once, when I was going to install python 3 on CentOS 7.
Reason for the error is your Linux machine does not have the gcc compiler installed. Install gcc compiler to fix the problem.
RedHat / CentOS 7 / Oracle Linux
Install gcc using yum install command on CentOS 7, CentOS 6.5 and RedHat Linux.
yum install gcc
Debian / Ubuntu Linux
For Debian based Linux distributions use apt-get install command.
apt-get install gcc
Once you install the gcc compiler you can compile programs without getting the error “configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH”.