Installation of Libhand -hand articulation library on ubuntu 12.04

1.Download the linhand source package for linux libhand-0.9.tar.gz 
  from http://www.libhand.org/download.html and extract it to 
  some directory libhand
2.Install the pre requisite low level libraries
  Execute the below command
  sudo apt-get install doxygen libxaw7-dev libxrandr-dev tcl tk \
  libois-dev libtbb-dev libzzip-dev libfreeimage-dev \
  libboost-thread-dev libboost-date-time-dev \
  libjpeg-dev libtiff4-dev libbz2-dev subversion 

3.Download or upgrade to cmake-2.8.6 or higher version

sudo apt-get install cmake
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get upgrade cmake

Or use search the package cmake in synaptic package manager and mark the 
package for installation


Or else you can download the cmake source and build
 
wget http://www.cmake.org/files/v2.8/cmake-2.8.6.tar.gz
tar xzvf cmake-2.8.6.tar.gz
cd cmake-2.8.6
make -j4
sudo make install

To build cmake 2.8.6 you require a cmake version of 2.6 or higher.
4.The libhand articulation library uses OGRE open-source graphics rendering engine

Execute the below commands configure static install  of Ogre v1.7.3
cd libhand-0.9/install_help/linux_ogre_static_installer 
./install_ogre_static.sh download
./install_ogre_static.sh build
sudo ./install_ogre_static.sh install

5. Download and Install OpenCv

6.Compiling libhand
cd libhand/libhand-0.9/hand_cpp
mkdir -p build_1
cd build_1
cmake ../
make -j4
make install

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