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How do I get the libc development libraries for Ubuntu 12.04?

When I run the following command:

sudo apt-get install glibc-devel

I get the following error:

E: Unable to locate package glibc-devel

How do I resolve this issue ?

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marked as duplicate by qbi, hhlp, fabricator4, stephenmyall, fossfreedom Dec 18 '12 at 13:06

This question has been asked before and already has an answer. If those answers do not fully address your question, please ask a new question.

I know its a duplicate , however , the answer given there didn't solve my issue . Is there any alternative solution ? – motiur Dec 18 '12 at 12:10
Please describe a little more detail what you did, what happened and what you expected. – qbi Dec 18 '12 at 12:33

Possible duplicate of How do I get the libc development libraries?

Run the command from the terminal sudo apt-get install build-essential

The build package should also install the libc6-devel package for you as a dependency.

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Thanks for your edit. You canvot to close this question and mark it is duplicate, if you like. – qbi Dec 18 '12 at 11:09
I know its a duplicate , however the above command sudo apt-get install build-essential doesn't seems to solve my problem . – motiur Dec 18 '12 at 12:09
Then you will have to provide more detailed information as to which package and/or files you are looking to install. – Kevin Bowen Dec 18 '12 at 12:45

seems that the package is not in the LTS repository packages.

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I need to run an old parallel framework cilk from MIT , the original version not that from Intel . They required me to have , but its ok , I just ran Ubuntu10.04 from Virtual Box , which surprisingly supports Cilk from MIT . I don't know much about the inner details of Ubuntu , I was doing an assignment on parallel programming and I needed to run the old cilk . So , had I had glibc in 12.04 , it had been beneficial . – motiur Dec 18 '12 at 14:57

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