Ubuntu : Install all pacakges needed to build a source code

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Ubuntu users (or others who hate Ubuntu) always complain about dependency problems while building something from source. Well, there is a very easy way to solve all those library and other dependency problems. Just use the following ::

$sudo apt-get build-dep <source-package-name>

I have posted this directly from the APT HOWTO . Check it out for a better understanding of APT’s power.

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One Response to “Ubuntu : Install all pacakges needed to build a source code”

  1. Aditya Says:

    Good one! I’ve always had a hard time meeting all the dependencies while installing amd64 packages, made me use the 32-bit variant…this seems helpful!

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