How-to Install Leiningen for Clojure Build on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS 32-64bit Linux

September 13th, 2014 by thelinuxevangelist

Installing Leiningen for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS

The Linux Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Install and Getting-Started with Leiningen Clojure Builds on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty Tahr LTS i386/amd64 Linux.

Leiningen is the Clojure counterpart of Maven, a popular tool for managing Java dependencies.
Leiningen is compatible with Maven, so it has access tolarge and well-maintained repositories of Java libraries.
In addition, Clojure libraries are commonly found in the Clojars repository.
This repository is, of course, enabled by default in Leiningen.

How-to Install Leiningen for Clojure Build on Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Linux Penguin Clojure
  1. Open Terminal Window
    (Press “Enter” to Execute Commands)

    Ctrl+Alt+t

    Installing Leiningen for Ubuntu 14.04 Trusty LTS - Open Terminal
  2. Download Leiningen Script

    cd $HOME
    wget https://raw.githubusercontent.com/technomancy/leiningen/stable/bin/lein
  3. Relocating Leiningen Script

    • System Wide Installation (need Admin Privileges)
      sudo su -c "chown root:root ./lein && chmod a+x ./lein"
      sudo su -c "mv ./lein /usr/local/bin/"
    • Local Installation
      chmod a+x ./lein
      mkdir $HOME/bin
      mv ./lein $HOME/bin

      Test installation:

      which lein

      If No Output then:

      echo "export PATH=$PATH:$HOME/bin" >> $HOME/.bashrc
      source $HOME/.bashrc
  4. How-to Getting-Started with Leiningen and Clojure on Ubuntu:

    Leiningen/Clojure Quick-Start Ubuntu

    The Linked Tutorial Shows You Step-by-Step How-to Getting-Started with Leiningen and Clojure Hello-World App on Ubuntu.

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