Ubuntu

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Ubuntu:Gutsy (7.10) Guide 

Updates

  • sudo apt-get update

Installing software

Languages 

  • C++
    • sudo apt-get install build-essential
  • Fortran
    • sudo aptitude install g77
  • java
    • sudo apt-get install sun-java5-jdk
  • Python
    • sudo apt-get install python 

Packages 

  • Python packages
    • Lapack support 
      • sudo apt-get install python-numarray
        • to use linear algebra module type
        • from numarray.linear_algebra import * 
    • Biopython
      • m4 (sudo apt-get install m4)
      • download and unpack flex
        •  ./configure
        • make
        • make check (some tests failed)
        • sudo make install
      • sudo apt-get install python-egenix-mxtexttools
      • sudo apt-get install python-numeric
      • sudo apt-get install python-dev
      • sudo apt-get install build-essential
      • download ant unpack biopython
        • sudo python setup.py install
      • to use (from Bio import *)  

Desktop 

  • KDE (desktop environment alternative to GNOME)
    • sudo apt-get install kubuntu-desktop
  • Beryl (3D desktop)
    • sudo apt-get install beryl 

Server 

  • Apache2 
  • PHP
  • mySQL
  • Wikimedia
  • Trac 
  • Subversion
    • sudo apt-get install subversion 

Misc

  • Real player
    • sudo apt-get install realplay