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I'm failing to install Gephi properly on Ubuntu 12.04. I need to do some data analysis for a course using it.

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You can install the daily build from Launchpad. I've been using it for a while with no major issues.

First add the PPA to you software sources and update apt:

sudo apt-add-repository ppa:rockclimb/gephi-daily
sudo apt-get update

Then install gephi with:

sudo apt-get install gephi
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Thanks both of you guys! –  payorivero Sep 27 '12 at 18:08
    
Added repo, on update got the following error messages: W: Failed to fetch ppa.launchpad.net/rockclimb/gephi-daily/ubuntu/dists/quantal/…: 404 Not Found W: Failed to fetch ppa.launchpad.net/rockclimb/gephi-daily/ubuntu/dists/quantal/…: 404 Not Found –  odigity Jan 21 '13 at 16:53
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If you look on the PPA site, there is no build for quantal (as of 1/21/13) –  Sean Lynch Jan 21 '13 at 18:21
    
Worked beautifully for me on Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. THANK YOU!! –  Selah Jan 28 at 22:04
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Install Sun Java via Synaptic, do a Quick Search Search for sun java and install the jre and jdk. Do not forget to run update-alternatives –config java and update-alternatives –config javac.

If you’re on the 8.10 version, please install Java manually from the Oracle website, because the distributed packages are obsolete.

Download gephi from here https://gephi.org/users/download/

Then After the download completes, unzip and untar the file in a directory. Run it by executing ./bin/gephi script file.

You can run the script file with

chmod +x /bin/gephi.sh
./bin/gephi.sh

Hope that helps .

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