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Created October 15, 2015 07:18
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use gcc 5.x on ubuntu 14.04
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:ubuntu-toolchain-r/test
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gcc-5 g++-5
sudo update-alternatives --install /usr/bin/gcc gcc /usr/bin/gcc-5 60 --slave /usr/bin/g++ g++ /usr/bin/g++-5
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thank you

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It works like a charm on Ubuntu 18.04. Thank you 👍

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worked .....thanks

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seems like it's not being updated or bugfixed properly and could even leave your Ubuntu 14.04 machine in an unbootable state. Beware...

See here a bunch of people breaking their installations of apt-get and gnome by blindly using that repo:

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the following error appears when trying to compile using the flag -fsanitize=signed-integer-overflow

/usr/bin/ld: unrecognized option '--push-state--no-as-needed'
/usr/bin/ld: use the --help option for usage information

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It's work for me!

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mandardeshmukh03 commented Dec 21, 2021

For me this worked:
sudo apt-add-repository "deb trusty main"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install gcc-5 g++-5

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