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Building from source is the process of compiling a program from it's source code. Most commonly done on GNU/Linux systems, rarely Windows or Mac.

Compilation is the process of building an application into an executable from it's code. Depending on the program, it can take hours to compile a complex application.
Since there isn't any packages available, you have to build from source.
by WhoAteMyButter June 09, 2018
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