How to install MAKE on Windows

There are many ways to install GNU make on Windows. In this short tutorial, we will explore two of them.

Using Chocolatey

Chocolatey is a package manager. Once installed you would simply need to execute the following in order to install make:

choco install make

Using Windows subsystem for Linux

You also have the possibility to install a Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL), You will then have at your disposal a Linux distribution, .e.g. Ubuntu, which can be accessed from within Windows 10. In this way you will be able to use make and other similar utilities.

Read: How to install Ubuntu on Windows Subsystem for Linux

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amin nahdy

Amin Nahdy, an aspiring software engineer and a computer geek by nature as well as an avid Ubuntu and open source user. He is interested in information technology especially Linux based ecosystem as well as Windows and MacOS. He loves to share and disseminate knowledge to others in a transparent and responsible way.

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