Error: curses.h: No such file or directory

You see the following error:

curses.h: No such file or directory

 

Solution

On Debian/Ubuntu, install the packages libncurses5-dev and libncursesw5-dev:

apt-get install libncurses5-dev libncursesw5-dev

On Fedora/RedHat/CentOS, install the packages ncurses-devel and ncurses:

yum install ncurses-devel ncurses

Falko Timme

About Falko Timme

Falko Timme is an experienced Linux administrator and founder of Timme Hosting, a leading nginx business hosting company in Germany. He is one of the most active authors on HowtoForge since 2005 and one of the core developers of ISPConfig since 2000. He has also contributed to the O'Reilly book "Linux System Administration".

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