Microsoft Visual C++ Compiler for Python 2.7
The Linux installation is just from source. To use the source package of dpdak you need to install the free Python programming language and some additional libraries. Most Linux systems have Python installed by default.
The current version of dpdak needs the following Python version and packages:
Please make sure to choose the correct package versions for your Python installation. E.g. if you installed Python 2.7.11 32-bit you need to install all packages in their 2.7 version for 32-bit as well.
On current Debian Linux distributions (Debian 8, Debian 9 ...) you can install all necessary packages via the package manager synaptic, or you can use the python install tool pip:
pip install requests
pip install hdf5plugin
For other Linux distributions please check the websites for installation instructions.
Note that to make use of the 'ImageIntegrationSubBG (Fit2D)' plugin, you also have to install some 32-bit libraries. E.g. on Debian 8 you have to do following steps:
Steps after installing Python and the needed packages:
For changes with respect to the previous version v1.3.1, please read the Release Notes v1.4.1.
Line integration plugins and 2D color plot.
To make them available, just download and copy these to your ~dpdak/plugins folder.
This is the version that the publication Benecke, G. et al., J. Appl. Cryst. 47, 1797-1803, (2014), doi:10.1107/S1600576714019773 refers to.