Stata 15 installation on Ubuntu 18.04

Install dependencies

cd ~ wget sudo dpkg -i libpng12-0_1.2.54-1ubuntu1_amd64.deb sudo apt install libcanberra-gtk-module libcanberra-gtk3-module
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Untar the files in /usr/local/stata15. Install Stata and add your license information.

cd /usr/local/ sudo mkdir stata15 cd stata15 sudo cp /Downloads/Stata15Linux64.tar.gz . sudo tar -xvf Stata15Linux64.tar.gz sudo ./install ./stinit

Add the directory to path

nano /home/user/.bashrc # ADD THE LINE export PATH="/usr/local/stata15:$PATH"
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Log out and re-login to initialize the path

echo $PATH
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Start Stata

xstata xstata-ic xstata-mp