POV-Ray : Newsgroups : povray.unix : POV-Ray related notes on upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.1 : Re: POV-Ray related notes on upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.1 Server Time
23 Jun 2021 13:19:48 EDT (-0400)
  Re: POV-Ray related notes on upgrade to Ubuntu 20.04.1  
From: Hj  Malthaner
Date: 26 Jan 2021 21:00:29
Message: <6010c93d$1@news.povray.org>
On 1/26/21 5:29 AM, Mike Horvath wrote:
> I am going to try running POV under Ubuntu soon.
> 
> Is there an installation tutorial somewhere?
> 
> What editor do you recommend? I would prefer something like the Windows 
> editor so I don't have to learn multiple things at the same time.
> 
> Thanks.

Linux Mint is derived from Ubuntu. This worked for me.

mkdir src
cd src
wget https://github.com/POV-Ray/povray/archive/3.7-stable.zip
unzip 3.7-stable.zip
cd povray-3.7-stable/
cd unix/
./prebuild.sh
cd ..
./configure COMPILED_BY="<me@athome>"
make check
sudo make install


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