Preparing Linux build environment

There is a good chance that you already have a working build environment. Just skip steps that you don’t need to execute.

Installing basic build tools

Note that the example below uses aptitude package manager, which is specific to Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. Use your favourite package manager to install these packages on your OS.

aptitude install build-essential gcc python-dev git-core

Next steps

After completing these steps continue with Installing build dependencies.