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Compiling

Postby markcynt on Thu Jun 04, 2009 9:51 am

I feel I'm finally comfortable enough with Linux and working in the terminal to learn how to compile software. Plus I've run into some software in the past that couldn't be installed without compiling.

I'm going to use this guide.

http://www.tuxfiles.org/linuxhelp/softinstall.html

So my question is, what do I need from the repos to start compiling? And what's a good tar package to start off with?

Also, if anyone knows of any other guides, tips, or tricks, feel free to share.

Thanks

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Re: Compiling

Postby emorrp1 on Thu Jun 04, 2009 12:07 pm

Hi Mark, ubuntu provides a catch-all package for this called build-essential. Have fun!
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Re: Compiling

Postby markcynt on Thu Jun 04, 2009 5:19 pm

Thank you emorrp1. :)
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