I need to install netcdf on a SuSE Linux machine but I am having a few problems understanding the usr/local/ folders and my the myusername/local/ folders. What I think I need to do is go into the ...
In the past when I have compiled applications from source I have extracted the source code to ~/src and compiled from there. I realize now that there may be no need for me to create the ~/src ...
How should I install software from source so that I can make my configuration manageable and reproducible?
I work with a lot of scientific software on Linux distributions (normally Debian variants and Red Hat variants). In order to maximize performance and get access to the latest features, it's often ...
I need to compile some software on my Fedora machine. Where's the best place to put it so not to interfere with the packaged software?