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Derek Lamb

This page describes how to install PDL on a Linux Gentoo based operating system. It is meant for power users since it makes use of the command line and other advanced concepts.

Update the available list of packages by typing on a terminal as root

emerge --sync

Install the relevant PDL Gentoo packages by typing (again as root)

emerge dev-perl/PDL

You can from now on enjoy PDL by typing (but NOT as root!)


on a terminal. This will bring up a PDL prompt where you can have a look at the demos by typing


Et voila!!


Wiki: Installing_PDL_the_quick_and_easy_way