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I want to compile flvtool++, but it requires boost-devel libraries.

I tried to install it via this command:

sudo apt-get install boost-devel

But I got the error:

E: Unable to locate package boost-devel

Is there an other way to compile flvtool++ source or any 64-bit binaries?

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I think you should install libboost-dev –  Eric Carvalho Jul 15 '12 at 19:28
    
Debian/Ubuntu ... development packages end with a -dev extension unlike the -devel extension found in .rpm systems.Btw,you should use synaptic when you are unsure about the correct package name (or muon on qt systems). –  Aleksandar Jul 15 '12 at 20:18
    
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To develop with the Boost libraries in Ubuntu/Debian, you need to install the libboost-all-dev package:

sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev
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are debug symbols included in this package? –  solvingPuzzles Dec 23 '12 at 19:57
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