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I am trying to install version 6.3.0 of gcc. I need that one in particular and I do not know how to do it. Since if I run "sudo apt-get install gcc" it updates me to the latest version (7.4) and it does not work for me.

Thank you!

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For getting gcc version 6.3.0, first you've to download the source:

wget https://github.com/gcc-mirror/gcc/archive/gcc-6_3_0-release.tar.gz

Then extract it:

tar xvzf gcc-6_3_0-release.tar.gz

Then install it according to their official documentation.

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  • Could you tell me what commands to enter to install it? I am new with this operating system and I do not understand the official documentation well... Thank you very much anyway
    – Juass93
    Nov 26 '18 at 18:56
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    Tarballs are recommended only for those who already have some skills. If, as a beginner, you insist upon specific versions and complex install methods, then you may find your learning curve to be frustrating. .tar.gz files usually include a README file and an INSTALL file. Read them.
    – user535733
    Nov 26 '18 at 19:10
  • I don't know how to do... I'm very desperate I can not install the compiler. Help me please
    – Juass93
    Nov 28 '18 at 16:12
  • Yeah, useless answer. Dec 4 '19 at 16:31

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