Installing SAXON on Linux

  1. Enter the URL: http://saxon.sourceforge.net/
  2. From SAXON: The XSLT and XQuery Processor page, scroll to find the heading Saxon 6.5.5
  3. Select Download (3265 Kbytes). The SourceForge.net page opens with a list of download options.
  4. Select any of the images to start the download. If SAXON does not appear to be downloading, wait a few minutes before selecting another image. You may have to select more than one image until you find one that works.
  5. Download and unzip the Saxon6.5.5.zip file and save it to a Linux home directory.
  6. Add Saxon to your CLASSPATH environment variable: export CLASSPATH=${CLASSPATH}:${saxon_dir}/saxon.jar