HOWTO install couchdb 0.11.0 on Ubuntu Lucid from source

Only 0.10.0 available in ubuntu package, but I want 0.11.0. Here goes… Get couchdb tarball from apache couchdb website. sudo apt-get install xulrunner-dev libicu-dev libcurl4-openssl-dev erlang-dev help2man You need xulrunner-dev as a replacement for the Mozilla spidermonkey which used to conflict with Mozilla and is not available in Lucid. Then follow the rest of the instructions at (look for the section called “Ubuntu 10.04”)