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Scala and sbt installation on ubuntu 12.04

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# one way (older scala version will be installed)
# sudo apt-get install scala
#2nd way
sudo apt-get remove scala-library scala
sudo dpkg -i scala-2.10.3.deb
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install scala
# sbt installation
# remove sbt:> sudo apt-get purge sbt.
sudo dpkg -i sbt.deb
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install sbt

Thanks, nazar-art!

I am looking for a good way of doing this and I prefer the solutions based on update-alternatives. Also your solution doesn't include the man pages. Thanks for sharing though :)

Nice script. By now there is an official .deb package at

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