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Package OS X Ubuntu 12.04/ 12.10 Centos 6
Special instructions Ensure you have macports installed.
sudo port selfupdate 
Enable multiverse repositories in "/etc/apt/sources.list".
sudo apt-get update
Enable CentosPlus and EPEL repositories in "/etc/yum.repos.d/CentOS-Base.repo"
sudo port install mp-gcc46 
sudo port select gcc mp-gcc46 
sudo apt-get install build-essential gfortran
 sudo yum groupinstall "Development tools" 
sudo yum install gcc-gfortran
sudo port install python27
sudo port select python python27 
sudo apt-get install python2.7-dev
sudo yum install python python-devel
sudo port install py27-numpy + atlas + gcc46
sudo port install py27-scipy + atlas + gcc46
sudo apt-get install python-numpy
sudo apt-get install python-scipy
sudo apt-get liblapack3 libatlas3-base liblapack-dev libatlas-dev 
 sudo yum install numpy scipy blas-devel lapack-devel atlas-devel 
Setuptools Default python includes easy_install sudo apt-get install python-setuptools sudo yum install python-setuptools
Cython sudo easy_install-2.7 cython sudo easy_install cython sudo easy_install cython
Matplotlib sudo port install py27-matplotlib sudo apt-get install python-matplotlib sudo yum install python-matplotlib
h5py sudo port install py27-h5py sudo apt-get install python-h5pylibhdf5-serial-dev hdf5-tools sudo yum install h5py hdf5-devel
pyproj sudo port install py27-pyproj sudo apt-get install python-pyproj
sudo yum install proj
sudo easy_install pyproj 
pygrib sudo port install py27-pygrib
 sudo apt-get install zlib1g zlib1g-dev 
 sudo apt-get install libpng12-0 libpng12-dev 
sudo apt-get install libjasper1 libjasper-dev
sudo apt-get install libopenjpeg2 libopenjpeg-dev
sudo apt-get install libgrib-api-1.9.9 libgrib-api-dev libgrib-api-tools
sudo apt-get install python-mpltoolkits.basemap
sudo easy_install pygrib 
sudo yum install grib_api grib_api-devel
sudo yum install python-basemap
sudo yum install jasper-devel
sudo easy_install pygrib 
pywavelets sudo easy_install-2.7 pywavelets sudo easy_install pywavelets sudo easy_install pywavelets
lxml sudo port install py27-lxml sudo apt-get install python-lxml sudo yum install python-lxml
ffmpeg sudo port install ffmpeg sudo apt-get install ffmpeg sudo yum install ffmpeg
pyresample sudo easy_install-2.7 pyresample sudo easy_install pyresample sudo easy_install pyresample
pykml sudo easy_install-2.7 pykml sudo easy_install pykml sudo easy_install pykml
simplejson sudo easy_install-2.7 simplejson sudo easy_install simplejson sudo easy_install simplejson

GIAnT installation

  1. Download GIAnT and PyAPS from the bzr repository. Copy the pyaps directory to the GIAnT directory.
  2. In the GIAnT directory run "python build_ext"
  3. Add the GIAnT directory to PYTHONPATH
  4. To test the installation, in the giant directory run "nosetests test"