Resolve Configure: Error No Acceptable C Compiler Found in PATH


When installing software to your Ubuntu VPS or Dedicated Server, you may encounter an error:

configure: error: no acceptable C compiler found in $PATH

Fortunately, the solution is quite simple.

From the command line, run the following command to install the necessary C compiler:

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential

Once the compiler installation has finished, re-attempt your original software installation.

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