The objective is to install the latest Phoronix Test Suite on Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
Operating System and Software Versions
- Operating System: – Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver
- Software: – Phoronix Test Suite v7.8.0 (Folldal) or higher
Privileged access to your Ubuntu System as root or via
sudo command is required.
- # – requires given linux commands to be executed with root privileges either directly as a root user or by use of
- $ – requires given linux commands to be executed as a regular non-privileged user
Download Phoronix Test Suite
First, navigate your browser to the official Phoronix Test Suite download page and initiate the download of the latest Phoronix Test Suite UBUNTU/DEBIAN package. Save the
*.deb package into your eg. home directory.
wget command to do this task. Example:
$ wget http://phoronix-test-suite.com/releases/repo/pts.debian/files/phoronix-test-suite_7.8.0_all.deb
gdebi is an extremely useful command for installation of any external
*.deb packages as it automatically downloads all prerequisites. To install
$ sudo apt install gdebi-core
Install Phoronix Test Suite
What has left is to install Phoronix Test Suite package by using the previously installed
$ sudo gdebi phoronix-test-suite_7.8.0_all.deb Reading package lists... Done Building dependency tree Reading state information... Done Reading state information... Done Requires the installation of the following packages: php-cli php-common php-xml php7.1-cli php7.1-common php7.1-json php7.1-opcache php7.1-readline php7.1-xml An Automated, Open-Source Testing Framework The Phoronix Test Suite is the most comprehensive testing and benchmarking platform available for the Linux operating system. This software is designed to effectively carry out both qualitative and quantitative benchmarks in a clean, reproducible, and easy-to-use manner. The Phoronix Test Suite consists of a lightweight processing core (pts-core) with each benchmark consisting of an XML-based profile with related resource scripts. The process from the benchmark installation, to the actual benchmarking, to the parsing of important hardware and software components is heavily automated and completely repeatable, asking users only for confirmation of actions. The Phoronix Test Suite integrates with OpenBenchmarking.org for managing of test profiles and suites, optional collaborative results sharing and comparisons, and other cloud-based functionality. Do you want to install the software package? [y/N]:y
Confirm the installation by retrieving Phoronix Test Suite’s version number:
~$ phoronix-test-suite --version Phoronix Test Suite v7.8.0 (Folldal) ...