How to install boost on linux

Boost is a definite must have for all C++ programmers, and it’s really easy to install, too.

Warning: Running ./b2 install will take a really long time to complete. It may look like it’s stuck at the start, but it’s really working it’s butt off!

Tip: For instructions use ./bootstrap.sh –help

cd /var
wget http://sourceforge.net/projects/boost/files/boost/1.47.0/boost_1_47_0.tar.gz
tar -zxvf boost_1_47_0.tar.gz
cd boost_1_47_0
./bootstrap.sh
./b2 install

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