Running from Git
If you want to keep track of the latest developments you can run Chordpro directly from the Git repository.
It is easiest to first install the release version of ChordPro using one of the techniques mentioned on the Installing ChordPro page. This will make sure most of the required dependencies are installed.
Unless git is already installed, install it from the package repository.
Then, on the command line:
git clone https://github.com/ChordPro/chordpro
This will create a new directory
cd chordpro git checkout dev perl Makefile.PL
This will inform you about missing dependencies. If so, install the
missing dependencies the usual way (package repository,
To verify the installation, run
make all test perl script/chordpro --version
This should say something similar to
This is ChordPro version 0.977_036
The development version is not always equipped for global
installation, so to run it always include the path to the
chordpro program, e.g.:
This is in particular important if you also have a stable version installed to avoid accidentally running the wrong version of the program.