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# Line 17  This document describes how to install \ Line 17  This document describes how to install \
17  To learn how to use \esfinley please see the User guide or, for  To learn how to use \esfinley please see the User guide or, for
18  more detailed information, the API documentation.  more detailed information, the API documentation.
19    
20  \esfinley is developed primarily on Linux desktop systems,  SGI ICE and MacOS.  \esfinley is developed primarily on Linux desktop systems, SGI ICE and \macosx.
21  Binary distributions (discussed in Chapter~\ref{chap:bin}) are available for the following platforms:  Binary distributions (discussed in Chapter~\ref{chap:bin}) are available for the following platforms:
22  \begin{itemize}  \begin{itemize}
23  \item Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions ($32$-bit i686) (.deb package)  \item Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions ($32$-bit i686) (.deb package)
24  \item Linux desktop systems with gcc (stand-alone bundle)  \item Linux desktop systems with gcc (stand-alone bundle)
25  \item MacOS X Leopard systems with gcc (stand-alone bundle)  \item \macosx Leopard systems with gcc (stand-alone bundle)
26  \item Windows systems with Visual Studio (stand-alone bundle)  \item Windows systems with Visual Studio (stand-alone bundle)
27  \end{itemize}  \end{itemize}
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# Line 30  Compiling escript when its dependencies Line 30  Compiling escript when its dependencies
30  To compile escript and its dependencies from source please see Chapter~\ref{chap:allsrc}.  To compile escript and its dependencies from source please see Chapter~\ref{chap:allsrc}.
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32  You can test your installation using the Python scripts in \filename{examples.zip} or \filename{examples.tar.gz}  You can test your installation using the Python scripts in \filename{examples.zip} or \filename{examples.tar.gz}
33  \footnote{These will should either be in \filename{escript.d/release/doc} or in the case of Debian, in \filename{/usr/share/doc/escript}.}.  \footnote{These should either be in \filename{escript.d/release/doc} or in the case of Debian, in \filename{/usr/share/doc/escript}.}.
34  A simple test is  To test your installation try to run the following from a terminal:
35  \begin{shellCode}  \begin{shellCode}
36   escript poission.py   escript poission.py
37  \end{shellCode}  \end{shellCode}
38  It should produce a file called \filename{u.xml} (which can be removed).  This should produce a VTK file called \filename{u.vtu} (which can be removed).
39  If this is successful, then the main features of \escript have been sucessfully installed.  If this is successful, then the main features of \escript have been sucessfully installed.
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41  For visualisation we suggest \filename{visit}\footnote{\url{https://wci.llnl.gov/codes/visit/}} or \filename{mayavi}\footnote{\url{http://mayavi.sourceforge.net}}.  For visualisation we suggest \filename{visit}\footnote{\url{https://wci.llnl.gov/codes/visit/}} or \filename{mayavi}\footnote{\url{http://mayavi.sourceforge.net}}.
42    
 For online help, see the site \url{https://answers.launchpad.net/escript-finley}.  
43    See the site \url{https://answers.launchpad.net/escript-finley} for online help.

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