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Install C, C++ Compiler and Development (build-essential) Tools in Debian/Ubuntu

In this article we will explain how to install C and C++ compilers and it’s Development Tools (build-essential) related packages such as make, libc-dev, dpkg-dev, etc. in Debian and derivatives such as Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

The build-essential software contains an informational list of software’s which are treated as important for building Debian packages including gcc compiler, make and other needed tools.