I use Ubuntu 16.10 and I'm trying to install conf-gtksourceview via opam but the following error occurs:

This package requires gtksourceview 2.0 development packages installed on your system

How do I install it? Thank you

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You need to install libgtksourceview2.0-dev; for example, using apt:

sudo apt install libgtksourceview2.0-dev
  • Thank you, I was trying to install gtksourceview2.0-dev so I couldn't find it – sworwitz Oct 21 '16 at 11:39
  • In these situations apt-cache search comes in handy — apt-cache search gtksourceview finds the appropriate package. – Stephen Kitt Oct 21 '16 at 11:42

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