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Tutorial: Installation from prebuilt packages on Linux Ubuntu

In this tutorial you will learn how to install ViSP from prebuilt official packages on Linux Ubuntu.

Concerning ViSP installation, we provide also other Tutorials.

ViSP official packages

Since Ubuntu 14.04 LTS, ViSP library can be installed from existing packages on amd64 or i386 architectures. In Ubuntu 13.10, the packages are only available for amd64 architecture.

The table below shows which are the packages available given the distribution and architecture.

Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Ubuntu 14.10 and 15.04 Ubuntu 15.10
trusty utopic and vivid wily
libvisp-dev libvisp-dev libvisp-dev
libvisp2.8 libvisp2.9 libvisp2.10
libvisp2.8-dbg libvisp2.9-dbg libvisp2.10-dbg
libvisp-doc libvisp-doc libvisp-doc
visp-images visp-images visp-images

To install ViSP library and headers just run:

sudo apt-get install libvisp-dev

To install ViSP images data set useful to run ViSP examples you can run:

sudo apt-get install visp-images

To install ViSP html documentation you can run:

sudo apt-get install visp-doc

Next tutorial

You are now ready to see the next Tutorial: How to create and build a CMake project that uses ViSP on Unix or Windows that will show you how to use ViSP as a 3rd party to build your own project.