Installing for dummies

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Installing for dummies

Postby Axelb » Mon May 01, 2006 5:49 am


I am just starting in programming and have a basic question. I have windows xp and I use Compaq visual fortran:

1. which lapack do I need and how do I install it??
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Postby Julie » Tue May 02, 2006 11:08 am


If you start programming I will advice you to try to use Linux or Cygwin under Windows.
To use LAPACK under Windows need some tricks as under Linux/Cywin it is pretty straight forward.

You can have a look to that other post on the forum:

Even better, if you have access to a machine with the vendor LAPACK libray or a LINUX distribution that provides the package.
see for more information.

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