Dusting Off the Archives - compiling software from scratch

Installing software on Linux, or any Unix system from the source code is something that is difficult to pick up straight away. Nowadays, the chances you'll need to actually do this are lower, but sometime it's good to know how.

Back in September, I showed you how most source applications can be compiled and installed.

Installing software. It’s something that you do quite a lot if you ...

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Compile Epiphany from source to use WebKit

Please note - I managed to write this tutorial such that it works, right up to the step where you compile Epiphany. Where it fails miserably. WebKit builds fine, and you can use the test WebKit browser without a problem, but I was unable to get it to work completely. I thought it would be a shame to let this tutorial go to waste however, so here it is. YMMV. If ...

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