Install gcc from source on Linux Mint 12 After downloading the source tarball for the gcc 4.7.0 release, and unpacking the tarball, enter the source directory: cd gcc-4.7.0/cd gcc-4.7.0/ Then we need to create an empty folder under the gcc-4.7.0/ folder to perform the actual build. mkdir mintbuildmkdir mintbuild Then enter this folder: cd mintbuildcd …

The 3.0.0-rc2 release of the Linux kernel is available on kernel.org finally. This is a whole new numbering series for the Linux kernel that has been in the 2.x.x series for ages. This is very exciting in fact, I downloaded and compiled the new mainline kernel almost as soon as it was announced. It has …