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13     \section{Linux binary installation}
14 jfenwick 2294 \label{sec:binlinux}
15    
16 caltinay 2536 \esfinley can be installed as a stand-alone bundle, containing all the required dependencies.
17 jfenwick 2294 Alternatively, if we have a package for your distribution you can use the standard tools to install.
18 caltinay 2536 Please note, however, that the current binary packages do not support \openmp\footnote{This is due to a bug related to gcc 4.3.2.} or \mpi\footnote{Producing packages for \mpi requires knowing something about your computer's configuration.}.
19 caltinay 2547 If you need these features you may need to compile \esfinley from source (see \Sec{sec:compilesrc} and \Sec{sec:compileescriptlinux}.)
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21 caltinay 2547 For more information on using the \filename{escript} command please see the User's Guide.
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23 caltinay 2538 If you are using Debian (5.0 - ``Lenny'') or Ubuntu (8.10-``Intrepid Ibex'', 9.04-``Jaunty Jackalope'') then see \Sec{sec:debian}.
24 caltinay 2547 For other Linux distributions refer to \Sec{sec:standalonelinux}.
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26 caltinay 2536 \subsection{Debian 5.0(``Lenny''), Ubuntu 8.10(``Intrepid Ibex'') or 9.04(``Jaunty Jakalope'')}\label{sec:debian}
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28 jfenwick 2568 At the time of this writing we only produce deb's for the i386 and amd64 architectures.
29 jfenwick 2602 The package file will be named \filename{escript-X-D_A.deb} where \texttt{X} is the version, \texttt{D} is either ``\texttt{lenny}'' or ``\texttt{jaunty}'' and \texttt{A} is the architecture.
30     For example, \filename{escript-3.0-1-lenny_amd64.deb} would be the file for lenny (and intrepid) for 64bit processors.
31     To install \esfinley download the appropriate \filename{.deb} file and execute the following commands as root (you need to be in the directory containing the file):
32 jfenwick 2294 \begin{shellCode}
33 caltinay 2547 dpkg --unpack escript.deb
34     aptitude install escript
35 jfenwick 2294 \end{shellCode}
36    
37 caltinay 2547 If you use sudo (for example on Ubuntu) enter the following instead:
38 jfenwick 2294 \begin{shellCode}
39     sudo dpkg --unpack escript.deb
40     sudo aptitude install escript
41     \end{shellCode}
42    
43 caltinay 2536 This should install \esfinley and its dependencies on your system.
44     Please notify the development team if something goes wrong.
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46    
47 jfenwick 2529 \subsection{Stand-alone bundle}\label{sec:standalonelinux}
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49 jfenwick 2602 If there is no package available for your distribution, you may be able to use one of our stand alone bundles.
50     These come in two parts: escript itself (\filename{escript_3.0_i386.tar.bz2}) and a group of required programs (\filename{escript-support_3.0_i386.tar.bz2}). For $64$-bit Intel and Amd processors substitute \texttt{amd64} for \texttt{i386}.
51 jfenwick 2317 \begin{shellCode}
52 jfenwick 2602 tar -xjf escript-support_3.0_i386.tar.bz2
53     tar -xjf escript_3.0_i386.tar.bz2
54 jfenwick 2317 \end{shellCode}
55 caltinay 2547 This will produce a directory called \filename{stand} which contains a stand-alone version of \esfinley and its dependencies.
56     You can rename or move it as is convenient to you, no installation is required.
57 jfenwick 2317 Test your installation by running:
58     \begin{shellCode}
59 caltinay 2547 stand/escript.d/bin/escript
60 jfenwick 2317 \end{shellCode}
61 caltinay 2547 This should give you a normal python shell.
62 jfenwick 2602 If you wish to save on typing you can add \filename{x/stand/escript.d/bin}\footnote{or whatever you renamed \texttt{stand} to.} to your \texttt{PATH} variable (where x is the absolute path to your install).
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