Cannot install petsc on my Ubuntu

Matthew Knepley knepley at
Fri Oct 6 10:39:53 CDT 2006

On 10/6/06, He Xuefei <g0306037 at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am a beginner with Linux. I just want to use petsc with C++ and do not
> need to use MPI. There is only petsc-dev in Ubuntu Synaptic Package
> Manager. After I installed it and followed your installation
> instructions, I always have "./config/ No such file or
> directory". I have tried any methods on your website, but cannot fix
> that.
> I need to do this ./config/ --with-clanguage=cxx
> --with-mpi=0, am I right?
> Could you please help me out? Tell me how to do step by step?

The Ubuntu version uses the Debian build framework, and you should not need
to build anything, jsut run the examples I believe. If you want to build, I
downloading the tarball from our website, and then following the
installation instructions.



Thank you very much.
> Xuefei

"Failure has a thousand explanations. Success doesn't need one" -- Sir Alec
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