Installing libssl-dev --OpenSSL header files and libraries

Install "libssl-dev" using the apt command to make the OpenSSL headers and libraries available. Install with root privileges using sudo.

sudo apt install -y libssl-dev

Web system development uses user Perl, but IO::Socket::SSL must be installed to support HTTP communication.

IO::Socket::SSL depends on Net::SSLeay, while Net::SSLeay depends on OpenSSL headers and libraries.

For the location of the installed OpenSSL header files and libraries, see Header file read path and Library loading path.

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