Debian / Ubuntu system prerequisitesΒΆ

Debian or Ubuntu systems require the following packages:

apt-get install bison ca-certificates \
        cmake flex g++ gettext git libbz2-dev \
        libfontconfig1 libglib2.0-dev libncurses5-dev \
        libreadline6-dev libssl-dev libx11-dev libxrender1 \
        libxt-dev m4 openjdk-8-jre \
        perl-modules zlib1g-dev \

Prefix the apt-get command with sudo if necessary.

If you get an error run:

apt-get update --fix-missing

and try again.


New since 11.0: The minimum gcc version required to compile the LSST Science Pipelines is gcc 4.8.