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Build Instructions for Ubuntu users

Packages for ldc are available on D Programming Language Applications Packagers archive. Actually there is a ldc and tango version for Ubuntu 10.04 Lucid (These versions should also work on older Ubuntu systems).

On Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic) and later

If you're using the most recent version of Ubuntu (or any version from Ubuntu 9.10 onwards), you can add a PPA to your system with a single line in your terminal.

sudo add-apt-repository ppa:d-language-packagers/ppa

On older (pre 9.10) Ubuntu systems

To enable the repository, add the apt key with the command

sudo apt-key adv --recv-keys --keyserver CDE3FA2E

To install, edit '/etc/apt/sources.list' and add

deb lucid main


Run sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install ldc libtango-ldc-dev to install ldc.


The LP-PPA is administrated by Vincenzo Ampolo <vincenzo.ampolo> (goshawk on LaunchPad id and Danny Trunk <danny.trunk> (WasserDragoon? on LaunchPad id.
For any problem or suggestion about the packages feel free to contact anyone of us!

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