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q - Text as Data

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Installation

Current stable version is 1.7.1. Choose your preferred packaging:

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Mac Installs version 1.7.1
Run brew update and then brew install q
RPM Package Download the package and run rpm -ivh <package-filename> or rpm -U <package-filename> if already have an older version of q. A man page is available for this release. Just enter man q.
Debian Package Download the package and run sudo dpkg -i <package-filename> A man page is available for this release. Just enter man q.
Windows Installer (Installs hotfixed version 1.7.4, which works around a bug causing an extra warning message to be written to stdout)
Run the installer executable and hit next next next... q.exe will be added to the PATH so you can access it everywhere.
Windows doesn't update the PATH retroactively for open windows, so you'll need to open a new cmd window after the installation is done.
Single file download Download the file into a location in the PATH and make it executable using chmod +x q. Python 2.5 and above is required. If you're using python 2.4, just run pip install sqlite and you're all set.
Arch Linux (Version 1.5.0 only) See installing packages or use your favorite AUR helper The link refers to a PKGBUILD.
Source Code Archives
tar.gz Full source tree for the latest stable version.
zip Full source tree for the latest stable version.

You shouldn't really need the older version, but if you do, they're all in here. Please let me know if you plan on using an older version, and why