Sunday 20 October 2019

How to install MPI on Linux (Ubuntu and Fedora) | Installation Steps for MPI on Linux

                   In this post, we will see How to install MPI (Message Passing Interface) on Linux (Ubuntu and Fedora).

                   MPI (Message Passing Interface) is a standard for distributed programming. It has many implementations. Here, we will see installation of MPICH.  

For Ubuntu:
Run following command from Terminal:

>>> sudo apt install mpich

Note: This will install latest version of MPICH on your Ubuntu system.

For Fedora:

Follow the following steps.

1. Download the latest version of MPICH from this link . Click on Download MPICH. Then click on first [http] link to download tar file of latest version of MPICH.

2. Open Terminal. Get log in to root.

3. Run following commands:

>>> tar -xzf mpich-3.3.1.tar.gz

Note: This will extract tar file. Mention tar file name that you have downloaded.

>>> cd mpich-3.3.1

Note: You will enter into respective folder.

>>> ./configure --disable-fortran

>>> make; sudo make install

Note: MPI is installed by this step.

>>> mpiexec --version 

Note: This command will check version of MPI installed.

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