The libevent library is needed for a lot of cool software, such as Tmux, Transmission or Google Chromium.
In this article I will show you how to install libevent from sources on Ubuntu 13.04/12.10/12.04, Linux Mint 13/14, Debian Sid and other Linux and Unix system you can think of.
1. Download libevent from sourceforge and cd to the download directory: sourceforge.net/projects/levent/files/latest/download?source=recommended
2. Extract the archive:
$ tar -xzvf libevent*.tar.gz
3. Create the makefile:
$ cd tmux*
4. Compile the sources:
5. Install the application and clean up:
# make install && make clean