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Build instructions (Linux)

Richik SC edited this page Jun 30, 2017 · 1 revision

Linux

Fedora

$ su -c 'yum groupinstall "Development Tools"'
$ su -c 'yum install libusb1-devel qt-devel libtool'

After this step, skip to the instructions for generic Linux distributions below.

Debian based

These instructions are for Debian based distributions including Ubuntu and Linux Mint.

With apt-get

$ sudo apt-get install heimdall-flash heimdall-flash-frontend

Compiling from source

$ sudo apt-get install build-essential cmake zlib1g-dev qt5-default libusb-1.0-0-dev libgl1-mesa-glx libgl1-mesa-dev

After this step, skip to the instructions for downloading and compiling below.

Arch Linux

heimdall is available in the official repositories. heimdall-git is available in the AUR for building from source.

Generic Linux Instructions

These are distro-independent instructions.

Installing prerequisites

Use your favourite package manager to install (the development version if your distro has seperate "-dev" packages)of the following pre-requisites:

gcc/g++
make(automake)
libc(glibc)
libusb
qt5
CMake
OpenGL
zlib

Downloading and compiling

$ git clone git://github.com/Benjamin-Dobell/Heimdall.git
$ mkdir -p Heimdall/build
$ cd Heimdall/build
$ cmake -DCMAKE_BUILD_TYPE=Release ..
$ make
$ sudo cp bin/* /usr/local/bin

Start Heimdall by issuing either heimdall or heimdall-frontend in a terminal.

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