[plt-scheme] sorry it's a foolish question, but how does one download?

From: Robby Findler (robby at eecs.northwestern.edu)
Date: Tue Dec 29 10:41:16 EST 2009

The one trick with compiling from source is making sure you have all
of the development packages installed. If you get stuck with that,
feel free to ask questions. The first one to install is the g++
packages. Then, try to find the "dev" version of the "xft" library and
try to find the dev version of "libxaw". Those require lots of other
packages that will get you most of the way there, if not all of the


On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 9:33 AM, Eli Barzilay <eli at barzilay.org> wrote:
> The ubuntu installers might work -- but note that they're compiled on
> a 32 bit machine.  But like Noel said, compiling from source should be
> pretty easy.
> On Dec 29, Noel Welsh wrote:
>> Hi John,
>> If you go to download.plt-scheme.org you'll see an option listed for
>> Ubuntu. If for some reason this doesn't work for you installing from
>> source is very easy.
>> HTH,
>> N.
>> On Tue, Dec 29, 2009 at 1:20 AM, john <gnujohn at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Just figured out how to partition the laptop for successful Linux; now
>> > I find plt is up-to-date seemingly only for fedora/RH distros.  I have
>> > an Amdahl 64-bit with Ubuntu 9.10:  am I condemned to plt-scheme
>> > 4.1.5 ?  I must be mistaken, but the web site only shows a Fedora
>> > script.  Thanks.
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