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This page documents the requirements and special instructions for building Traffic Server on Ubuntu. For more details about the configuration process, plesae refer to the Installation and Configuration page.



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Generally you use apt-get to get the dependencies for you:


For ATS v8.0.0 and later, a compiler with support for C++17 is required. On Ubuntu 14, 16 and 17, you an install this using the test PPA:

Code Block
$ sudo apt-get install software-properties-common python-software-properties
$ sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test
$ apt-get update
# Optional, but this avoids having apt-get upgrade download other things from the test repository
# Note: xenial for Ubuntu 16.x and 17.x, trusty for Ubuntu 14.x
$ cat > /etc/apt/preferences.d/xenial
Package: *
Pin: release a=xenial
Pin-Priority: 50
$ apt-get -t xenial install gcc-7 g++-7