How to compile the apt package as I am installing the distribution from scratch ? * My ditribution is debian based

Posted May 15, 2017 2.3k views
Linux BasicsDebian

I need to know the commands required for compiling as
tar xvf packagename.tar.xz
./configure or ccmake.
make install
& thank you for your concern

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Hi @alaametwally48

There’s a tutorial on how to compile packages - the example is curl, but in general can be used for any package, but some packages are more demanding than others, so you need to read the compile/installation readme of each source first:

by Mathias Jensen
Here we'll run through how to compile and install packages from source using "make" on a VPS.