POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.general : POV-Ray Installation thread : Re: POV-Ray Installation thread Server Time
25 Jul 2021 15:44:21 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray Installation thread  
From: Cousin Ricky
Date: 11 May 2021 17:29:14
Message: <609af72a$1@news.povray.org>
On 2021-05-10 8:58 PM (-4), Bald Eagle wrote:
> I have a fairly new laptop that I'm setting up and sorting out, and at some
> point I became aware that there is really precious little clear, methodical,
> detailed information on how to install povray on a linux system, that is right
> here on the POV-Ray website.
> 
> So, in an effort to work out a fairly robust process for folks new to linux, and
> unfamiliar with all of "the usual" ways of doing things that are just left as
> "we assumed that you already know how to do all of this..." (no) I'm going to
> use this thread to document installation of official POV-Ray, perhaps by several
> methods, version 3.8 alpha, and hopefully povr and hgpovray38 as well.

This sounds like an excellent thread for povray.unix.  Indeed, it seems
you already started one there last June.  Unless you're inviting Windows
and Mac users to contribute their own tips?


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