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# how to compile and install newest version of 
# proftpd 
# in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS 64-bit:
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install checkinstall build-essential
sudo apt-get build-dep proftpd-dfsg proftpd-basic 
sudo apt-get purge proftpd-basic
cd
sudo rm -rf proftpd
git clone https://github.com/proftpd/proftpd
cd proftpd
sudo ./configure
sudo make clean
sudo make
sudo checkinstall
# type 3 and hit  to enter 1.3.5b as the software version
apt-cache show proftpd
# Terminal output of 'apt-cache show proftpd' should be similar to this:
# Package: proftpd
# Status: install ok installed
# Priority: extra
# Section: checkinstall
# Installed-Size: 8492
# Maintainer: root
# Architecture: amd64
# Version: 1.3.5b-1
# Provides: proftpd
# Description: Package created with checkinstall 1.6.2
# Description-md5: 556b8d22567101c7733f37ce6557412e
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