Installing the OpenQuake Engine nightly builds on Ubuntu Linux#

The OpenQuake Engine nightly builds are available in the form of deb binary packages for the following Ubuntu releases:

  • Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (Focal)

  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic)

Packages may work on Debian, but this setup is not supported by GEM. See the FAQ.

The software and its libraries will be installed under /opt/openquake. Data will be stored under /var/lib/openquake.

Install packages from the OpenQuake nightly repository#

The following commands add the nightly builds package repository:

sudo add-apt-repository -ry ppa:openquake/ppa
sudo add-apt-repository -y ppa:openquake-automatic-team/latest-master
sudo apt update

Then to install the OpenQuake Engine and its libraries first remove stable packages and then install nightly build packages

sudo apt remove --purge python-oq-.* python3-oq-.*
sudo apt install python3-oq-engine

Now you can follow the standard installing procedures

Getting help#

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