Lab::Measurement::Installation - Installation guide for Lab::Measurement
Since Lab::Measurement does not contain any device driver code itself, its installation is pretty straightforward. However, before you can actually use it, you will have to install a driver binding back-end, such as Lab::VISA or Linux-GPIB, plus its dependencies. Please see the documentation of these packages for more details.
Install gnuplot 5 (not mandatory)
Download, extract and put it somewhere
Add the directory containing
gnuplot.exe to the path: My Computer => Properties => Advanced => Environment Variables
Build and install. Open cmd.exe and run
cpan -T Lab::Measurement
If you need the NI-VISA backend for your instruments follow Lab::VISA's installation guide
For Zurich Instruments devices you need to install Lab::Zhinst.
In case your Linux distribution provides ready-made packages, use these as far as possible. Full support for Lab::Measurement is e.g. provide by Gentoo Linux.
Install cpanminus, make, gcc and gnuplot (you can use your package manager).
Install Lab::Measurement (as root):
If you want to install Lab::Measurement into your home directory you can use the local::lib package.
This software is copyright (c) 2017 by the Lab::Measurement team; in detail:
Copyright 2011-2012 Andreas K. Huettel 2016 Simon Reinhardt 2017 Andreas K. Huettel, Simon Reinhardt
This is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the same terms as the Perl 5 programming language system itself.