These installation instructions for Mandriva 2009.0 assume a standard installation of the operating system, though it was not tested on a clean installation. If you find additional dependencies, please edit this page.
Open "Install and Remove Software."
Search for, and tick the following packages: gcc-c++, gtk2-devel=libgtk+2.0_0-devel, sqlite-devel=libsqlite3-devel, libxml2-devel, git-core, libenchant-devel, libgtkhtml-3.14-devel, libcurl-devel, make, patch.
Click Apply. Then click "yes."
Updating the system takes a while to complete. Once all packages are installed, click Quit.
To open a terminal, click "Menu", then "Tools" and then "Terminal."