2.2.1 Dependencies in Debian and Ubuntu

Debian and Ubuntu users can find the above software in the following packages1:

fftw3-dev, gcc, ghostscript, gv, imagemagick, libc6-dev,
libcfitsio3-dev, libgsl0-dev, libkpathsea-dev, libpng12-dev,
libreadline-dev, libxml2-dev, make, texlive-latex-extra,
texlive-latex-recommended, texlive-fonts-extra,
texlive-fonts-recommended, wget, zlib1g-dev.

These packages may be installed from a command prompt by typing, all on one line:

sudo apt-get install fftw3-dev gcc ghostscript gv imagemagick
       libc6-dev libcfitsio3-dev libgsl0-dev libkpathsea-dev
       libpng12-dev libreadline-dev libxml2-dev make
       texlive-latex-extra texlive-latex-recommended
       texlive-fonts-extra texlive-fonts-recommended wget


  1. The package names listed here are correct as of Debian Squeeze and Ubuntu 12.04 (Precise). However, packages occasionally change name between versions.