Basic Installation

Say, when you need emacs 28.1, which is the latest and stable version as of today.

First off, install dependencies.

sudo apt install build-essential libgtk-3-dev libgnutls28-dev libtiff5-dev libgif-dev libjpeg-dev libpng-dev libxpm-dev libncurses-dev texinfo

Now you have necessary dependencies, you can start compiling emacs sources.

git clone git://
git checkout 28.1
sudo make install