Installing programs into arbitrary location in Unix/ Linux systems

After you compiled and built your code, you should install it by calling sudo install to put headers and shared libraries into /usr/include/ and /usr/lib/ and configuration files into /usr/local and /usr/share

usually, I don’t like to touch my system binaries and I prefer to install my compiled code into my home directory so I can safely delete them anytime. If you using CMake use the following parameters to install everything in “/home/<user_name>/usr” instead of “/usr


if you are just using make, use the following:

 

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