Would you like to learn how to install Boost on Ubuntu Linux? In this tutorial, we are going to show you how to install Boost, also known as Lib_boost on Ubuntu Linux version 17.

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Tutorial - Boost on Ubuntu Linux

On the Linux console, use the following commands to install the required packages.

# apt install build-essential libicu-dev

Download, compile and install the Boost package using the following commands:

# git clone --recursive https://github.com/boostorg/boost.git
# cd boost
# ./bootstrap.sh
# ./b2 headers
# ./b2 -a
# ./b2 install --prefix=/usr/local/boost

In our example, the Boost library package was installed on the /usr/local/boost diretory.