On your Linux distribution you'll want to verify that you have the following additional packages:
The self installing archive simplifies the installation of SIMPL and the Python-SIMPL extension into a single install script. This installation will be done in /tmp and will allow you to run all the code associated with the course as a temporary demo. If you are satisfied and wish to make this SIMPL installation permanent you will be offered that option.
The steps are as follows:
NOTE: If you wish to examine this install script before running it
you can simply edit pythonbinsimpl.sh. The installer script is contained in
the first part up until the line:
If all your code installed and built correctly using the procedure above you should be able to see a list of tests associated with the course.
From that list of tests (the SIMPL-Python unit tests are psXXXX) you can select the first SIMPL-Python unit test
at the installer script prompt.
If you are successful the test should run.
Have fun. Hope you enjoy Python-SIMPL programming.