I have attempted to install a current version of CMake on Ubuntu 15.10, but this has resulted in only version 3.4.1 being installed.

sudo apt-get install software-properties-common
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:george-edison55/cmake-3.x
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install cmake

How could version 3.4.3 or higher be installed?


As 15.10 will be End of Life in a few short weeks, so you should upgrade to 16.04, which includes CMake 3.5.1 already.


Ubuntu 15.10 : It's fairly easy to build a new package cmake-3.5.1 : 1) Add two lines → deb-src http://[url]/ubuntu/ xenial main and deb-src http://[url]/ubuntu/ xenial-updates main to /etc/apt/sources.list , and do : sudo apt-get update

2) sudo apt-get build-dep cmake , sudo apt-get install fakeroot ... and update to a couple of 16.04 packages : Download debhelper_9.20160115ubuntu3_all.deb, dh-strip-nondeterminism_0.015-1_all.deb, libarchive-zip-perl_1.56-2_all.deb, libfile-stripnondeterminism-perl_0.015-1_all.deb , and install with sudo dpkg -i *.deb

3) apt-get will automatically download the sources and build the five cmake packages in /home/name/folder/ with this command : apt-get -b source cmake=5.3.1-1ubuntu1 .... Result : cmake_3.5.1-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb, cmake-curses-gui_3.5.1-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb, cmake-data_3.5.1-1ubuntu1_all.deb, cmake-doc_3.5.1-1ubuntu1_all.deb, cmake-qt-gui_3.5.1-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb

You can get a copy here : cmake https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7S255p3kFXNcWkxdFNob0xkbW8/view?usp=sharing ... and cmake-data https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B7S255p3kFXNaURhR3lYY2tjaFU/view?usp=sharing

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