- Download current source code (gnuscope.tar.gz) and place in
directory to be unpacked.
- Unpack using:
tar -xzvf gnuscope.tar.gz
This will create a subdirectory named gnuscope, containing all the
- Change directories to gnuscope/src (cd gnuscope/src) and type
"make". This will compile and link gnuscope, with the executable
(gnuscope) being placed in the directory above the current directory.
- Copy this executable to where it will be used. Frequently
/usr/local/bin, or ~/bin (the user's bin directory).
cp ../gnuscope ~/bin
- Unless there is a peculiar path problem, typing gnuscope at the
commandline should start the program. If there is some question
as to which program is actually being run, type "which gnuscope".