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Install Ubuntu development libraries

March 25, 2014

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Introduction

This is a list of essential tools for developing with Ubuntu.

Requirements

Installation

build-essential

This package contains an informational list of packages which are considered essential for building Debian packages.

sudp apg-get install build-essential

libcurl4-gnutls-dev

These files (ie. includes, static library, manual pages) allow to build software which uses libcurl.

sudo apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-dev

libgeoip-dev

GeoIP is a C library that enables the user to find the country that any IP address or hostname originates from. It uses a file based database.

sudo apt-get install libgeoip-dev

libopenssl-ruby

This package makes Ruby to be able to use OpenSSL.

sudo apt-get install libopenssl-ruby

libxml2

This package provides a library providing an extensive API to handle XML data files.

sudo apt-get install libxml2

libxml2-dev

Install this package if you wish to develop your own programs using the GNOME XML library.

sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev

libxslt1-dev

This package contains the development files libxslt.

sudo apt-get install libxslt1-dev

ruby-dev

This package provides the header files, necessary to make extension library for Ruby.

sudo apt-get install ruby-dev

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