installing lilypond in ubuntu 11.04

Asked by David Fidler on 2011-11-22

I am new to linux after 20 years with windows(and it's problems) have just installed ubuntu11.04 and downloaded all the updates. I then downloaded lilypond but now do not know what to do to install it. As I am not a techie, could you please give me simple instructions on how to load it and whether I can use it as a desktop programme or does it need to be run in terminal?

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Ubuntu lilypond Edit question
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Murali Krishna
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2011-11-22
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2011-11-22
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2011-11-22

i believe you have downloaded the package from lilypond.org. and linux version with a .sh extension. double click the downloaded file and i a window will be popped out with options "run in terminal", "run" etc.
just click run in terminal and your installation will start. follow the on screen instructions.

David Fidler (lesfidlers) said : #2

Excellent, thank you very much for the rocket response!