Chapter 13. Linux -The Compiler functionality

Table of Contents

1. The necessary packages
2. Why choose tarballs?
2.1. Compiling software on your system
3. Build, Install software on your system
3.1. Edit files with the vi editor

We are, now at one of the most interesting point, here we will compile and install all the services that we wish to offer in our Linux server. Before we begin to explain how to compile and install server software with all the necessary securities and optimizations that we will need on our server, it is important to know the commands and programs we'll use often to do the job. First of all, we must ensure that we have the necessary packages needed to make compilations on our system. These packages must be installed on your server or you'll not be able to compile programs.