In this page I cover installation in Linux and related platforms, such as BSD, AIX, and other software. This is supposed to be the best maintained platform, because this is the one that my research group routinely uses for production code, let it be in high-performance computers (huge multicore processors are readily available for rather little money) or in cluster environments. That said, every week we are surprised by a new problem, so feel free to contact us if the the instructions fail.
The following is a step-by-step routine to download and build the library. The commands that you need to introduce in the terminal are prefixed with a dollar ($), the typical symbol that is shown in a terminal. The output from that command is shown in gray.
If at some later time you need to update the library, simply use