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Error curses.h

bam_tview_curses.c:41:20: fatal error: curses.h: No such file or directory

Problem

ncurses library is missing

Solutions

a) Install ncurses library
sudo apt-get install libncurses-dev

b) Install samtools using Bioconda
conda install -c bioconda samtools

c) Install samtools without the tview (text alignment viewer) which requires the ncurses library
cd samtools-1.3.1
./configure --without-curses
make
make prefix=$HOME/tools/samtools install