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I can't seem to find anything on this.

I know apt-get install, but I don't know the name of the package for the standard c++ fastcgi development library.

What is it?

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up vote 7 down vote accepted

you will have to install boost first

sudo apt-get install libboost-all-dev

I am not aware of a fastcgi c++ package in ubuntu so...

download the library from


extract archive

tar -xvf fastcgi++-2.1.tar.bz2


cd fastcgi++-2.1
make check
sudo make install
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oh sweet! i didn't know fastcgi++ had sessions integrated. thank you! – user128334 Mar 5 '13 at 0:05
@JoeCoderGuy You're welcome. Happy coding. – phipsalabim Mar 5 '13 at 0:09
sudo apt-get install libfcgi-dev
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As a famous philosopher once said “Do, or do not! There is no try!” or in Ask Ubuntu style: if you're sure, then it's an answer, if you're not, then it's a comment. Words like "try" "might", "should" are a sign, that a message belongs in the comments, and "do", "will", "shall" in answers. – Fabby Jan 6 at 23:17
@Fabby it worked for ubuntu 14.04 but not sure about previous ubuntu release – Rahul_cs12 Jan 7 at 6:46

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