[Sidefx-houdini-list] New to Linux, Install Help

Rangi Sutton rangi at kanuka.com.au
Mon Jan 21 23:40:40 EST 2008

Peter Robbinson wrote:
> I'm wondering if the problem for new users has to do with the command 
> line installation process.
> Specifically the step where you choose to install houdini and the 
> license software. Perhaps they are
> installing the license software each time and that is causing trouble.
> Anyways, I've been using Ubuntu for some time now, and using sudo and 
> have encounter no problems with the install.
> So here are my steps.
> Move the downloaded software to /opt
> - sudo tar -zxvf houdini.XXXX  ( for Ubuntu 7.04 32bit, it's the gcc3.4 
> version, for 7.10 64bit, it's gcc4.1)

Install 7z:

 > sudo apt-get install 7z

then yer...

 > sudo 7z x houdini.XXXX.7z

tgz is so, like ... 90's or something.



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