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I downloaded from the website of lirc, lirc-0.8.7.tar.bz2 the version and would like to install it on my Ubuntu 13.10.

I want to install this version lirc-0.8.7 on my Ubuntu 13.10 and not come down in the software center 0.9.0.

I downloaded the lirc-0.8.7.tar.bz2 file but not install it.

How to install lirc-0-8.7.tar.bz2 in UBUNTU 13.10?

Thank you.

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First, make sur you have all that you need to build the package :

sudo apt-get build-dep lirc

Then you can proceed to the building and install :

1) Extract the archive :

tar -xf lirc-0.8.7.tar.bz2

2) Go into the directory.

cd lirc-0.8.7/

3) Configure the needed tools :


4) Build the package :


5) Install it :

sudo make install
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