This is a list of essential tools for developing with Ubuntu.
This package contains an informational list of packages which are considered essential for building Debian packages.
sudp apg-get install build-essential
These files (ie. includes, static library, manual pages) allow to build software which uses libcurl.
sudo apt-get install libcurl4-gnutls-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
This package makes Ruby to be able to use OpenSSL.
sudo apt-get install libopenssl-ruby
This package provides a library providing an extensive API to handle XML data files.
sudo apt-get install libxml2
Install this package if you wish to develop your own programs using the GNOME XML library.
sudo apt-get install libxml2-dev
This package contains the development files libxslt.
sudo apt-get install libxslt1-dev
This package provides the header files, necessary to make extension library for Ruby.
sudo apt-get install ruby-dev