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How can I manually install gcc tarball file in Ubuntu 12.04?

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You can install packages from source with apt-get:

sudo apt-get -y build-dep gcc
apt-get source gcc
cd gcc*
dpkg-buildpackage -rfakeroot
cd ..
sudo dpkg -i gcc*.deb
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