I've installed tree using the command line

sudo apt-get install tree

but it installed version 1.6 and I need 1.7

Any suggestion how to achieve that appreciate your kind help.

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OK I've succeeded installing 1.7

If you have installed 1.6 like I did uninstall it

sudo apt-get purge tree

Then download the package from Tree page extract the archived folder tree-1.7.0
and run the following commands within it:


and then

sudo make install

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