Packages for the Debian Package Manager (DPKG)
There are two packages for each system. The first is for the GnuCOBOL compiler. The second is for the CBL-GDB debugging extensions to that compiler.
Debian 10, Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (
These packages were built on an 18.04 LTS amd64 system, and are known to work on a 20.04 LTS system.
For Raspbian (Raspberry Pi)
These packages were built on a “Buster” system
These packages can be downloaded to your system and installed from the downloaded file with
sudo apt install *filename*.
The GnuCOBOL User’s Guide explains the normal use of
cobc and the libraries.
The COBOLworx walkthrough of the debugging package explains the use of the CBL-GDB debugging extensions.