This page contains instructions on how to install different CACTUS builds on supported operating systems. Many of these same instructions can be found the CACTUS wiki at

On SLC5 (Scientific Linux CERN)

CACTUS installation on SLC5 is supported by RPM/YUM

  1. Download the CACTUS repo file
  2. Copy the repo file to /etc/yum.repos.d
          sudo cp cactus.repo /etc/yum.repos.d
  3. Install the software using YUM
          sudo yum groupinstall cactus
  4. When installation is complete, then the CACTUS software package should be in /opt/cactus

--+++ On SL5 (Scientific Linux)

CACTUS installation on SL5 is not supported by RPM/YUM and must be done manually.

  1. Install the prerequisites for the installation using YUM
    1.       sudo yum -y install bzip2-devel zlib-devel ncurses-devel python-devel
  2. Check out the code from SVN.
          svn co
  3. Make sure you move it to the desired CACTUS root directory, which can be anywhere you have access to. In the following steps, I will just assume the code has been checked out into the user's home directory.
  4. Go the 'trunk' directory of the CACTUS code and build the package
          cd ~/trunk/

-- CharlieHill - 26 Oct 2012

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