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[Solved] Package xkbfile was not found in the pkg-config search path

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Running into the following error when trying to build monaco-editor from source(on the yarn command step)on an Ubuntu VM:

Package xkbfile was not found in the pkg-config search path.
Perhaps you should add the directory containing `xkbfile.pc'
to the PKG_CONFIG_PATH environment variable
No package 'xkbfile' found
gyp: Call to '${PKG_CONFIG:-pkg-config} x11 xkbfile --cflags | sed s/-I//g' returned exit status 0 while in binding.gyp. while trying to load binding.gyp
gyp ERR! configure error
gyp ERR! stack Error: `gyp` failed with exit code: 1
gyp ERR! stack     at ChildProcess.onCpExit (/home/sean/.nvm/versions/node/v16.17.0/lib/node_modules/npm/node_modules/node-gyp/lib/configure.js:261:16)
gyp ERR! stack     at ChildProcess.emit (node:events:513:28)
gyp ERR! stack     at Process.ChildProcess._handle.onexit (node:internal/child_process:291:12)
gyp ERR! System Linux 5.15.0-48-generic
gyp ERR! command "/home/sean/.nvm/versions/node/v16.17.0/bin/node" "/home/sean/.nvm/versions/node/v16.17.0/lib/node_modules/npm/node_modules/node-gyp/bin/node-gyp.js" "rebuild"
gyp ERR! cwd /home/sean/Documents/JavaScriptApplications/vscode/node_modules/native-keymap


This error should be resolved by installing the missing package like so:

sudo apt-get install libxkbfile-dev


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