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Installing PDL on Linux

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Use YaST to install '''perl-PDL''' (provides core features only).
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Use YaST to install ''perl-PDL'' (provides core features only).
Use YaST to install ''freeglut-devel'', ''gcc'' and ''make''. Then:
Use YaST to install ''freeglut-devel'', ''gcc'' and ''make''. Then:

Revision as of 21:19, 26 July 2010

PDL is already available in most Linux distributions. For a default install, follow the instructions below. But if you want more control over the installation, you want the latest PDL, or you want features that your distribution does not offer by default, please go to Installing PDL Manually.


Modules tested: Core features, PGPLOT, PLplot, 3D graphics (OpenGL).

Distribution Includes Instructions

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS (tested)

Should work with:

  • Ubuntu 10.04 or later
  • Knoppix 6.0 or later
  • Debian 5.0 or later
  • Core features
  • 3D graphics
  • PLplot
  • PGPLOT
# Install core PDL (includes PLplot and 3D graphics)
apt-get install pdl

# Install PGPLOT
apt-get install pgplot5 libpgplot-perl

Fedora 13 (tested)

Should work with:

  • Fedora 13 or later
  • RHEL 5.0 or later
  • Core features
  • 3D graphics
  • PLplot
# Install core PDL (includes 3D graphics, but no PGPLOT or PLplot)
yum install perl-PDL

# Install PLplot
yum install plplot-perl

Note: Could not find PGPLOT.

Mandriva ES 5 (tested)

Should work with:

  • Mandriva 2010 or later
  • Core features
# Install core PDL (no PGPLOT, no 3D graphics, no PLplot)
urpmi perl-PDL

Note: Could not setup OpenGL or PLplot. Could not find PGPLOT.

OpenSUSE (tested)

  • Core features
  • 3D graphics

Use YaST to install perl-PDL (provides core features only).

Use YaST to install freeglut-devel, gcc and make. Then:

perl -MCPAN -e shell
cpan> install OpenGL

Note: Could not find PGPLOT or PLplot.

Gentoo (untested)

Unknown

emerge dev-perl/PDL
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