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Setup DLXOS with Ubuntu 20.04

This post is for the students of EE469, who want to set dev env in the local machine where Ubuntu 20.04 is installed.

  • No VM is needed
  • No access ecegrid or shay servers

Step 1) install dependencies

$ sudo add-apt-repository https://packages.ubuntu.com/focal/libstdc++5
$ sudo apt update
$ sudo apt install -y libstdc++5:i386 libstdc++5:amd64

Step 2) Make your own directory

$ cd ~/
$ mkdir EE469
$ cd EE469

Step 3) Copy DLXOS and from shay server

$ scp [your-account]@ecegrid.ecn.purdue.edu:~ee469/labs/common/dlxos_new.tar.gz .
$ tar -xvzf dlxos_new.tar.gz

Step 4) Setup path

vi ~/.bashrc
# at the end of the file, append the following lines
export PATH=$HOME/ee469/dlxos_new/bin:$PATH
export PATH=~/ee469/dlxos_new/bin:$PATH