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13  \section{Linux binary installation}  \section{Linux binary installation}
14  \label{sec:binlinux}  \label{sec:binlinux}
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16  \esfinley can be installed as a stand-alone bundle, containing all the required tools.  \esfinley can be installed as a stand-alone bundle, containing all the required dependencies.
17  Alternatively, if we have a package for your distribution you can use the standard tools to install.  Alternatively, if we have a package for your distribution you can use the standard tools to install.
18    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.}.
 Please note, the current 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  If you need these features you may need to compile \esfinley from source (see Sections~\ref{sec:compilesrc} and \ref{sec:compileescriptlinux}.)  If you need these features you may need to compile \esfinley from source (see Sections~\ref{sec:compilesrc} and \ref{sec:compileescriptlinux}.)
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21  For more information on using the \filename{escript} command please see the User Guide.  For more information on using the \filename{escript} command please see the User Guide.
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23  \subsection{Debian 5.0(``Lenny'')}  If you are using Debian (5.0 - ``Lenny'') or Ubuntu (8.10-``Intrepid Ibex'', 9.04-``Jaunty Jackalope'') then see \Sec{sec:debian}.
24    For other Linux distributions refer to \Sec{sec:standalonelinux}
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26  Download the escript.deb file.  \subsection{Debian 5.0(``Lenny''), Ubuntu 8.10(``Intrepid Ibex'') or 9.04(``Jaunty Jakalope'')}\label{sec:debian}
27  (At time of writing we only produce debs for the i386 architecture.)  
28    Download the \filename{escript.deb} file.
29    (At the time of writing we only produce deb's for the i386 architecture.)
30  Execute the following commands as root (you need to be in the directory containing the file).  Execute the following commands as root (you need to be in the directory containing the file).
31  \begin{shellCode}  \begin{shellCode}
32   dpkg --unpack escript.deb   dpkg --unpack escript.deb
33   aptitude install escript   aptitude install escript
34  \end{shellCode}  \end{shellCode}
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36  If you use sudo this would be:  If you use sudo (for example on Ubuntu) this would be:
37  \begin{shellCode}  \begin{shellCode}
38  sudo dpkg --unpack escript.deb  sudo dpkg --unpack escript.deb
39  sudo aptitude install escript  sudo aptitude install escript
40  \end{shellCode}  \end{shellCode}
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42  \subsection{Ubuntu 8.10(``Intrepid Ibex'')}  This should install \esfinley and its dependencies on your system.
43    Please notify the development team if something goes wrong.
 Since the installation process for \esfinley is pretty simple you should be able to use the same Lenny package for Ubuntu as well.  
 Please notify the development team if this is not the case.  
 Note that you will need to use the ``sudo'' instructions.  
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46  \subsection{Stand-alone bundle}  \subsection{Stand-alone bundle}\label{sec:standalonelinux}
47    
48  Download the bundle and decompress it.  Download the bundle and decompress it.
49  \begin{shellCode}  \begin{shellCode}
# Line 58  Test your installation by running: Line 56  Test your installation by running:
56   stand/escript.d/bin/escript   stand/escript.d/bin/escript
57  \end{shellCode}  \end{shellCode}
58  You should get a normal python shell.  You should get a normal python shell.
59  If you wish to save on typing you can add \filename{x/escript.d/bin} to your PATH variable (where x is the absolute path to your install).  If you wish to save on typing you can add \filename{x/escript.d/bin} to your PATH variable (where x is the absolute path to your install).
   
   
   
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