gthompson at cogeco.ca
Thu Oct 26 01:59:11 BST 2006
Ben Snyder wrote:
> Hi folks
> Forgive me if this is the wrong list, or if this topic has been covered...
> First off, I've been using Ubuntu for a little over a month. Great
> distro, until now I've used nothing but Debian at home and CentOS at
> work. The only problem I see so far is that the desktop install doesn't
> give any options. It would be great to have a developer version, which
> installs gcc, g++, autoconf, gnu make, etc. Maybe this doesn't appeal
> to the target user base, though it would make my life as an admin much
> For now I've had to come up with a shell script to apt-get many
> additional packages before my users have a useful system in place.
> Ben Snyder
I can't believe you didn't know about the build-essential package!
sudo apt-get install build-essential
I know, Ubuntu is tailored more to the home user and does not include it
all by default, so we have a package called "build-essential" for the
people who actually need it, which downloads/installs all the packages
needed for basic compiling (what you have mentioned).
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