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Install SuperCollider and sc3_plugins on *buntu
# install SuperCollider 3.8 and sc3-plugins. This will dump the source files in your home directory
mkdir ~/src
cd ~/src
sudo apt-get install git
git clone --recursive -b 3.8
cd supercollider
# install dependencies
sudo apt-get install build-essential libjack-jackd2-dev libsndfile1-dev libasound2-dev libavahi-client-dev libicu-dev libreadline6-dev libfftw3-dev libxt-dev libudev-dev pkg-config git cmake qt5-default qt5-qmake qttools5-dev qttools5-dev-tools qtdeclarative5-dev libqt5webkit5-dev qtpositioning5-dev libqt5sensors5-dev libqt5opengl5-dev vim emacs jackd2
mkdir build
cd build
# cmake files
cmake -DCMAKE_PREFIX_PATH=/usr/lib/x86_64-linux-gnu/qt5/bin -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release ..
# install supercollider
sudo make install
sudo ldconfig
# return to home directory
cd ~/src
# install sc3-plugins
git clone --recursive
cd sc3-plugins
mkdir build
cd build
cmake -DSC_PATH=/usr/local/include/SuperCollider ..
sudo make install
# return to home directory
cd ~/

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@tedthetrumpet tedthetrumpet commented Feb 10, 2018

This also worked perfectly for me to install 3.9 – just change "3.8" to "3.9". UbuntuStudio 17.04.

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