Installing Promethean ActivInspire Software On Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.04

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To install the Promethean Activboard Driver and ActivInspire Software On Ubuntu 12.04 or 13.04 follow the steps below:

Note: Please note that Promethean supports only 32 bit Ubuntu systems. I have not tested it for 64 bit systems.

sudo apt-get install libjpeg62

From the Ubuntu Software Center add the following repository in “Other Sources”:

deb http://activsoftware.co.uk/linux/repos/ubuntu precise oss non-oss

Back in a terminal run:

wget http://www.activsoftware.co.uk/linux/repos/Promethean.asc && sudo apt-key add Promethean.asc

then

sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install activinspire activtools activdriver

Now logout and login again and try running Activinspire.

source: [n00bs on Ubuntu] How To Install The Promethean Activboard Driver And ActivInspire Software On Ubuntu 13.04 http://www.n00bsonubuntu.net/content/how-to-install-the-promethean-activboard-driver-and-activinspire-software-on-ubuntu-13-04/

IPython: Python at your fingertips

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To install the IPython notebook, do the following:

sudo apt-get install distribute ipython python-zmq python-tornado ipython-notebook
pip install numpy matplotlib #if you want to use the numpy extension & matplotlib plotting library
ipython notebook # launch the notebook from a terminal (will open in browser!)