Can't compile an SDL program under Linux

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    Can't compile an SDL program under Linux

    What do you need to link an SDL program to in Linux? I have a program that works under Windows, and I want to compile it under Linux. I get several hundred linker errors, one of which is
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    In function `SDL_XineramaQueryScreens':
    : undefined reference to `_XFlush'
    There are also function like `dlopen', `XmissingExtension', and `sem_init'.

    Which librar[y|ies] [is|are] th[is|ese] in?
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    Make sure you have the X development libraries installed.

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    I know, I was wondering where those were. I figured it out -- /usr/lib/libxmms.so.1.3.1 on my computer.

    Thanks.
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