Software in /usr/local

The central /usr/local/ volume has been discontinued after DebianSqueeze. Please take a look at SoftwareInCvmfs instead.

The old volume is still available at /SAT/usrlocal but most probably contains nothing that is still useful.

Contrary to its naming /usr/local/ is a volume mounted from a central server all over the LinuxFarm.

Software installed here is either
  • not available as a debian package (or shall not be converted),
  • not managed by a member of the LinuxGroup
  • needs to be available in multiple versions in parallel
  • pollution from the past

The state of these packages is in general unknown, the LinuxGroup cannot be held responsible for missing /updated libraries et al.


Name Command Version LocationSorted ascending Contact Description
ANSYS ansys 11.0 /usr/local/ansys/ ChristopherHuhn  
Eclipse eclipse 3.1.2 /usr/local/eclipse/ ChristopherHuhn  
Intel Compiler Suite icc, idb, ... 10.0 /usr/local/Intel/ LinuxGroup  
LabVIEW labview 7.1 /usr/local/labview/ HolgerBrand (H.Brand@gsi.de)  
IDL idl, idlde 8.0 (32- and 64bit versions), 5.6 (for legacy apps) /usr/local/lpp/idl.80/ ChristopherHuhn  
Mathematica mathematica 8.0 /usr/local/lpp/mathematica GabrieleHorst, ChristopherHuhn  
PortlandCompiler pgcc, pgf, ... 6.1.3 /usr/local/lpp/pig-6.1.3 EdmarStiel, PeterMalzacher Portland Group's PGI Compiler Suite
SATAN/GD gd, graf 9712e /usr/local/mk/ MichaelKraemer Login script gdlogin
mpich2   2 /usr/local/mpich2 MariusSchollmeier (m.schollmeier@gsi.de)  
ROOT root multiple versions /usr/local/pub/debian*/gcc*/rootmgr/ JoernAdamczewski, KilianSchwarz  
Geant4   multiple versions /usr/local/pub/debian*/gcc*/sim/ KilianSchwarz  
AliRoot aliroot multiple versions /usr/local/pub/debian*/gcc*alice/AliRoot KilianSchwarz  
SAP-GUI sap, sapgui 6.3 r2 /usr/local/sap/ TilmanKirchhoff (T.Kirchhoff@gsi.de), JohannesHeilmann  
Adobe (prev. Macromedia) Flash player n/a 9.0.124 /usr/local/WWW/Browser/Plugins/flash_player.../ ChristopherHuhn Flash plugin for various browsers

info Adobe Acrobat is not longer available for Linux, see here.

Software obsoleted by Debian packages in the meantime

Name Command Latest Version Location Contact Replaced by
Mozilla mozilla 1.7.3 /usr/local/WWW/Browser/ ChristopherHuhn DebPkg:mozilla (Version 1.7.8), DebPkg:mozilla-firefox (Version 1.0.4), DebPkg:mozilla-thunderbird (Version 1.0.2)
OpenDX (Open Visualization Data Explorer) dx 4.1.0 /usr/local/dx/ EdmarStiel DebPkg:dx (Version 4.3.2)
TeX latex, ... 3.14159 (teTeX 1.0) /usr/local/teTeX/ KerstinSchiebel DebPkg:texlive TeXlive Debian packages (Version 2005)

-- ChristopherHuhn -- 2005 - 2016
Topic revision: r34 - 2016-11-14, ChristopherHuhn