Installing on Arch Linux

In this section we assume a default Arch Linux installation.


The prerequisites can be installed with a couple of commands on Arch Linux.

To install the prerequisites do (for base-devel select all members):

> sudo pacman -Syu base-devel curl gcc-fortran gettext zlib

Install python and dependencies:

> sudo pacman -Syu python2 python2-numpy \
  hdf5 docutils openmpi
  python2-mpi4py python2-nose\
  fftw gsl cmake gmp mpfr

To install h5py, first install distribute and then run easy_install:

> sudo pacman -Syu python2-distribute

> sudo easy_install-2.7 h5py