Which Linux installer should I use?

Understand relies on dynamically linking to the C++ Standard Library and determining which versions of the standard library are available and compatible on different Linux distros can be quite complicated. We tried to go though all the different permutations of distro versions and gcc files but it quickly became too complicated.

In general, if your Linux distro was released in the last five years and is 64bit, try the Newer Release, if that doesn’t work, try the Legacy or 32 bit build.

 

The information for the linux build machines and the linked libraries are below if you really want to dive into it.


Linux64 (Newer).tgz

CentOS release 6.6 (Final)
Kernel 2.6.32-504.el6.x86_64
GCC version 4.4.7 20120313 (Red Hat 4.4.7-11) (GCC)
Dependencies:

/lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2
libc.so.6
libcrypt.so.1
libdl.so.2
libfreebl3.so
libgcc_s.so.1
libglib-2.0.so.0
libgobject-2.0.so.0
libgthread-2.0.so.0
libm.so.6
libpthread.so.0
librt.so.1
libstdc++.so.6
libtinfo.so.5
libX11.so.6
libXau.so.6
libxcb.so.1
libXext.so.6
libz.so.1
linux-vdso.so.1

Linux64.tgz (Legacy)
CentOS release 5.10 (Final)
Kernel 2.6.18-371.4.1.el5  x86_64
GCC version 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-54)
Dependencies:

/lib64/ld-linux-x86-64.so.2
libc.so.6
libcrypt.so.1
libdl.so.2
libgcc_s.so.1
libm.so.6
libncurses.so.5
libpthread.so.0
librt.so.1
libstdc++.so.6
libz.so.1
linux-vdso.so.1

Linux32.tgz
CentOS release 5.10 (Final)
Kernel  2.6.18-371.4.1.el5 i686
GCC version 4.1.2 20080704 (Red Hat 4.1.2-54)
Dependencies:

/lib/ld-linux.so.2
libc.so.6
libcrypt.so.1
libdl.so.2
libgcc_s.so.1
libglib-2.0.so.0
libgthread-2.0.so.0
libm.so.6
libncurses.so.5
libpthread.so.0
librt.so.1
libstdc++.so.6
libz.so.1
linux-gate.so.1