X libs (for compiling)

Bill Marcum bmarcum at iglou.com
Sun Nov 19 06:35:11 UTC 2006

On Mon, 13 Nov 2006 10:00:13 -0600, Miguel Cardenas 
  <mfcardenas at gmail.com> wrote:
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> Hello list
> I've just moved to Ubuntu because some hardware incompatibilities with my
> old distro, and have a few troubles. Am reading documentation to have a
> general idea but there are some basic tasks I require right now since I have
> pending work that can't wait for me to read all docs, so I asked here.
> My X11 base applications are in source code, but do not compile because Xlib
> and include/Xlib.h and related packages are not installed. I found the
> apt-get and gnome-app-install and installed g++ package but can't find the
> name of the X development packages to install them, which packages should I
> install or where can I find the list?
apt-get build-dep <package-name>

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