Install CMake on Ubuntu 18.04
CMake is a free, opensource and cross-platform family of tools designed to build, test and package the software. It is created by Kitware for a powerful, cross-platform build environment for open-source projects such as VTK and ITK. In this tutorial, you are going to learn how to Install CMake on Ubuntu 18.04.
Before you start to Install CMake on Ubuntu 18.04. You must have the non-root user account on your system with sudo privileges.
Install Latest Version of CMake
As the Ubuntu Global Repository does not provide the latest version of CMake. Here we are going to install CMake by first downloading then installing it.
First, open the terminal by pressing
Ctrl+Alt+t in your Ubuntu System.
Now to download
CMake run following
wget command in the terminal:
Now extract the downloaded
cmake-3.15.2.tar.gz file using
tar -zxvf cmake-3.15.2.tar.gz
Navigate to the extracted directory by using a
cd command like given below:
bootstrap file to bootstrap
cmake typing following command in the terminal:
make command as given below:
sudo make install
Confirm the Installation
Now confirm the installation and check the
cmake version typing following command in the terminal:
You have successfully learned how to install CMake on Ubuntu 18.04. If you have any queries regarding this then please don’t forget to comment below.