→Check distro-specific instructions: Mandriva not supported anymore as nobody maintained the dependencies file
* [[/Fedora | Fedora]] (some [http://www.youtube.com/profile?user=pleabargain&view=videos&query=jhbuild videos of the Fedora jhbuild install process]).
* [[/Ubuntu | Ubuntu]]
Distro packaging guidelines vary, so please don't worry if jhbuild requires twice/half the packages in one distro that it did
==Some general advice==