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Use CheckInstall When Installing From Source

Use CheckInstall When Installing From Source | Need to compile and install something from source? You should use checkinstall! What is checkinstall? CheckInstall creates a nice neat .deb (or rpm) of your sources which you can then easily install (and more importantly – easily UNinstall!). First, install checkinstall: sudo apt-get install checkinstall Then when compiling from source, first begin the process as