Binary distribution of Gled v1.3.1 is available from

Gled for the impatient will guide you through the installation procedure. Instructions for running demos and a brief description of UI can also be found there.

These are full binary packages including the demos (~60MBytes).


OS Arch Compiler Tarball
Gentoo 2.0.1 x86_64 gcc-4.3.4 gled-1.3.1-gentoo2-x86_64.tar.gz
Ubuntu 9.10 x86_64 gcc-4.4.1 gled-1.3.1-u9.10-x86_64.tar.gz
Fedora 11 x86_64 gcc-4.4.1 gled-1.3.1-f11-x86_64.tar.gz

gled-1.3.x 2009-06-14

OS Arch Compiler Tarball
Mac OS X 10.5 x86_64, 32-bit build gcc-4.0.1 gled-1.3.x-mac.tar.gz
Some more instructions for running on mac.


OS Arch Compiler Tarball
Gentoo 2.0.0 x86_64 gcc-4.3.3 gled-1.3.0-gentoo2-x86_64.tar.gz
Ubuntu 9.04 (Jaunty) x86_64 gcc-4.3.3 gled-1.3.0-u9-x86_64.tar.gz
Fedora 10 x86_64 gcc-4.3.2 gled-1.3.0-f10-x86_64.tar.gz
Fedora 7 x86 gcc-4.1.2 gled-1.3.0-f7-x86.tar.gz
Scientific Linux CERN 4.7 x86_64 gcc-3.4.6 gled-1.3.0-slc4-x86_64.tar.gz
Scientific Linux CERN 4.7 x86 gcc-3.4.6 gled-1.3.0-slc4-x86.tar.gz


OS Arch Compiler Tarball
Debian 5.0 (Lenny) x86_64 gcc-4.3.2 gled-1.3.0-rc1-d5-x86_64.tar.gz
Debian 5.0 (Lenny) x86 gcc-4.3.2 gled-1.3.0-rc1-d5-x86.tar.gz
Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) x86_64 gcc-4.3.2 gled-1.3.0-rc1-u8-x86_64.tar.gz
Ubuntu 8.10 (Intrepid) x86 gcc-4.3.2 gled-1.3.0-rc1-u8-x86.tar.gz

Please see gledimp for details. Reading the overview paper is highly recommended. Of course, there is always the docs page.

Additional demos with larger data-files are available from SVN.

Sources are available from SVN.

Older versions of Gled are available from the top-level ftp directory.

Questions, comments, suggestions and random rants can be sent to our general-purpose mailing list.


For info on how to build Gled and all its dependencies from source using gled-builder see gledimp. If you are feeling adventurous, you can also try riding the fast lane:

  svn co
  cd gled-builder
  ./configure          # default prefix is `pwd`/install
To check-out gled source with the default libsets (including demos):
  svn export
  ./gled-build-checkout trunk
To check-out everything:
  svn co
  cd gled-build
  svn co
  svn co
  svn co

You can browse the SVN repository (viewcvs).

Old versions were tagged as v<major>-<minor>-<patch>, e.g. v1-2-1.


Gled has been developed on GNU/Linux with gcc compiler suite.

System requirements:

External software (all packages available from Gled ftp site and also included in binary distribution):