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I want to compile a c++ program in Fedora Linux, but the program isn't compiled correctly. I got the following error:

/bin/sh: g++: command not found
make[1]: [*.o] Error 127 
make[1]: Leaving directory

Why?

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It looks like you need to install g++. This is available via yum:

yum install gcc-c++

In the future, if you see any variant of a command not found error, you can search for the package that provides the "command" with

yum whatprovides <command>
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You may also want to do sudo yum group install "Development Tools" –  hobs Nov 6 at 15:33

The C++ compiler, g++, is either not installed or not available via the PATH environment variable.

Try installing the C++ compiler.

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