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Perl on Linux Ubunta
From README.linux (which also applies to Ubuntu, I guess):
The libx11-dev and x-dev packages are necessary to compile Perl/Tk.
The libfreetype6-dev, libxrender-dev and libxft-dev packages are
necessary to compile with XFT=1.
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