Last updated 22-Mar-2022
Extended instructions, tips, and ‘gotchas’ on how to compile and build Firestorm, a third-party Open Source viewer for use with Second Life by Linden Lab.
Includes both Firestorm for Windows and also Firestorm for Ubuntu Linux.
First published in February 2014, and regularly updated ever since.
NOTE: This article assumes that you are a competent software developer who is comfortable with C++ build environments and command consoles. Most people will have no need to build their own version of Firestorm from the source code.