Installing OpenVPN from source code

Your system needs several basic development tools such as make and a C compiler on a typical Debian system. You can find most of them in the package build-essential, which installs this on an Intrepid Ibex (Ubuntu 8.10) command line as follows:

root@ubuntu810:/home/mfeilner# aptitude install build-essential Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Reading extended state information Initializing package states... Done The following NEW packages will be installed: build-essential dpkg-dev{a} g++{a} g++-4.3{a} libstdc++6-4.3-dev{a} patch{a} 0 packages upgraded, 6 newly installed, 0 to remove and 0 not upgraded. Need to get 6203kB of archives. After unpacking 21.3MB ...

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