How To Install Software From Source on Ubuntu

In this video, we follow along with the article titled “How To Install Software From Source on Ubuntu” in the Liquid Web knowledgebase located here:

Commands used:
apt-get update -y
apt-get install build-essential -y
apt install build-essential dh-autoreconf libcurl4-gnutls-dev libexpat1-dev gettext libz-dev libssl-dev -y
tar -xvzf v2.23.0.tar.gz
cd git-2.23.0/
make configure
/configure –prefix=/usr
make all
make install
git –version

apt-get install libjq1 libc6 -y
dpkg -i jq_1.5+dfsg-2_amd64.deb
dpkg -i jq_1.5+dfsg-2_amd64.deb

add-apt-repository ppa:alexlarsson/flatpak -y
apt-get update -y
apt-get install flatpak -y
flatpak –version
flatpak remote-add –if-not-exists flathub
flatpak search Cowsay
flatpak install Cowsay -y


For more information about this and other topics, visit us at or
For more information on our managed products visit us at to learn more about our current specials!

Video by: Justin Palmer

Duration: 4:37
Publisher: Liquid Web
You can watch this video also at the source.