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

Peter Robbinson probbins at sympatico.ca
Tue Jan 22 07:40:12 EST 2008


Hey! watch it you young whipper snapper!

That's .tar.gz is so '60's or something....

cheers
Peter.tar.gz

Rangi Sutton wrote:
> 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)
>>   
>>     
> Close....
>
> Install 7z:
>
>  > sudo apt-get install 7z
>
> then yer...
>
>  > sudo 7z x houdini.XXXX.7z
>
> tgz is so, like ... 90's or something.
>
> ;)
>
> r.
>
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