I tried installing csh, but it throws me the error:

unable to locate package csh 

My Ubuntu version is 12.04.

  • how did you install it?
    – TiloBunt
    Sep 9, 2016 at 20:45

2 Answers 2


csh and tcsh both are available in the universe repository in precise (Ubuntu 12.04).

You need to:


From Ubuntu, the package is Ubuntu universe repository.

See this answer at AskUbuntu to enable the universe repository.

Then, type in the following commands:

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install csh

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