Install autogen by entering the following commands in the terminal:
sudo apt update sudo apt install autogen
automated text file generator
AutoGen is a tool designed for generating program files that contain repetitive text with varied substitutions. This is especially valuable if there are several blocks of such text that must be kept synchronized. . Included with AutoGen is a tool that virtually eliminates the hassle of processing options, keeping usage text up to date and so on. This tool allows you to specify several program attributes, innumerable options and option attributes, then it produces all the code necessary to parse and handle the command line and initialization file options. . This package contains the development tools. libopts25-dev contains the static libraries and header files. libopts25 contains the shared libraries. autogen-doc contains the PostScript and HTML documentation.