Download and installation instructions for Unix/Linux
We distribute Scheme 48 as a source release suitable for compilation under various flavors of Unix, including Linux, and Windwows.
Here are some simplified download and installation instructions. For more detailed installation instructions, see the files README and INSTALL in the distribution.
- Click on the following link
- Log in as root and, at a shell, do
cd /usr/local/src(You do not have to do this as root, but you may have to build the system in a different directory if you don't.)
- Now issue the following incantation to unpack all of the files:
gunzip -c </tmp/scheme48-1.4.tgz | tar xf -
- Next, do
cd scheme48-1.4 ./configure make make installto configure, build, and install the system.
- Then simply use the command
scheme48to run the interpreter. Consult the manual at this point for information on use.