You can obtain the LUX source code at
distribution comes in one compressed tar file called
lux-1.0.tar.gz (if the version is 1.0). To compile LUX, follow
the instructions given below (with
% introducing a command line
to type in, do not type the
% tar xzf lux-1.0.tar.gz
A subdirectory lux-1.0 is created and filled with all necessary source files.
% cd lux-1.0
Your system is investigated for various peculiarities, and various
necessary additional files are created, tailored to your system. To
see all options of
% ./configure --help
If all goes well, an executable lux is generated in the src subdirectory.
% make check
% make install
You may need administrative privileges for this, unless you specified
--prefix on the
./configure command that points to a
directory of your own; do
./configure --help for details.
By default, the executable is installed as
the documentation is installed as
You can read the documentation using
% info lux
and also using the
help command from inside LUX.