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From apt-get or aptitude there's just termcap-compact, but I still see "no termcap library found" when trying to install my software (a development kit from another enterprise).

This happens just on my computer.

This page has a .tar.gz, but looks like it's the source, I how to install it..

Where can I install termcap from?

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For libraries and header files, you have to install the developer packages, often the package name with the -dev prefix appended.

The termcap library and headers are part of the libncurses5-dev package, which can be installed using:

sudo apt-get install libncurses5-dev
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