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SBCL and Slime on Ubuntu 14.04

This post describes how to install and configure Steel Bank Common Lisp (SBCL) with SLIME (Superior Lisp Interaction Mode) that is installed via Quicklisp on Ubuntu 14.04 LTS (Trusty Tahr).

Install SBCL

sudo apt-get install sbcl sbcl-doc

Install Quicklisp

curl -O http://beta.quicklisp.org/quicklisp.lisp
sbcl --load quicklisp.lisp

Install slime via quicklisp

While still in the SBCL session

(ql:quickload "quicklisp-slime-helper")