Install Turbo C++ for Windows and Linux

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Turbo C was developed in 1987, which is an Integrated Development Environment and a compiler for C. This compiler was famous for its integrated development environment, small size, extremely fast compile speed and comprehensive manuals.

How to install Turbo C++:

Step 1    Download the compiler from here

Step 2  Remove any previous “Turbo C++” version installed on your system.

Step 3  Extract downloaded zip file.

Step 4  Run “setup.exe” file.

Step 5  Follow the setup instructions.

  • Run setup.exe  and pressENTER to continue.


  • Enter the SOURCE drive to use:C



  • Enter the SOURCE Path: source path is where you extracted the turbo file.  You just press ENTER at this step.



  • Then scroll down by arrow key and Start Installation.



  • Now you have successfully installed the compiler.


How to use Turbo C++:

Step 1   After installation you will have a shortcut link on desktop. Double click that shortcut link on the desktop to open compiler.

Step 2   Choose if you want this application to go full screen or not by un checking the check box and the click on button “Run” to start the application

Else:  go to Drive C > TC > Bin > TC .exe

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CONGRATULATIONS… you have set up ur compiler on your system.

Now copy the source file to the C:\TC\Bin folder and run it from Turbo C.


Installation of GNU C / C++ compiler on Ubuntu/Debian:

If you are using Linux or UNIX, then check whether GCC is installed on your system by entering the following command from the command line:
gcc -v

If you have GNU compiler installed on your machine, then it should print a message as follows:
Using built-in specs.
Target: i386-redhat-linux
Configured with: ../configure –prefix=/usr …….
Thread model: posix
gcc version 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-46)

If GCC is not installed, then you will have to install it yourself using the command bellow:
sudo apt-get install build-essential

To install the gcc and g++ compilers, you have to install build-essential package. This will also install GNU make.
build-essential contains a list of packages which are essential for building Ubuntu packages including gcc compiler, make and other required tools.


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