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I'm looking for the Libserial (the C++ RS232 Library) in debain but i cant find it. am i getting the name wrong?

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here is how you add it. this method involcves buildign it from the source files. open you command line (bascially anyware)

type the following commands (wait fro eact to compete before adding the next)


tar -xf libserial-0.5.2.tar.gz
cd libserial-0.5.2
make install
cd ..
rm libserial-0.5.2.tar.gz
rm -d libserial-0.5.2
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having compiling problems. – Oxinabox Feb 18 '10 at 6:35
I followed this answer and had to fix minor compiling issues (some include headers were missing). Then it compiled and seems to work – Roman Saveljev Sep 2 '14 at 7:14

aptitude search serial turns up some ruby packages on my lenny machine, but nothing for c++. You may have to build from the tarbal.

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I know that it doesn't turn up, i did search already – Oxinabox Feb 18 '10 at 6:03

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