Building LFS 6.5 on Ubuntu

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Aug 20 02:00:33 PDT 2009


On Wed, 19 Aug 2009 22:08:39 -0500, Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at gmail.com> wrote:

> Ahh.  OK.  Getting used to what a distro calls each package is a learning
> experience.  I was looking for a package ncurses, not libncurses5-dev and
> I didn't know about the build-essential package.

Bruce, http://packages.ubuntu.com/ is useful.  It can search for package
names, but I also find the 2nd form on that page "Search the contents of
packages" really useful when I know what header file (or lib) I'm missing
and haven't a clue what package they may have packaged it in.

Regards,

Matt.




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