CodeBlocks is a very popular IDE for C/C++ which runs on Windows , Mac and Linux platforms. It’s free and open source. Installation prodedure for CodeBlocks is very easy . Let’s see the installation process.

## Installing Codeblocks in windows

Go to Binary download page for CodeBlocks http://www.codeblocks.org/downloads/26 . You will see available installer there . Download the installer with MinGW compiler, installer filename will be like codeblocks-xx.xxmingw-setup.exe

## Installing CodeBlocks in Ubuntu

#### Installing from terminal

CodeBlocks will run with default gcc compiler. If you want to write c++ code, you need to add a compiler. To do that , run the following command in the terminal to install g++ and CodeBlocks IDE.

sudo apt-get update