A beginner’s tutorial for mbpfan under Ubuntu

Update: As of 2019-10-14, this project is being maintained by the community linux-on-mac. Please head to to download the latest release of mbpfan and to report bugs. The project has also changed since the publication of this tutorial. Thanks! Although mbpfan is not a program for everyone (heck, I do not even provide compiled packages for distros), I received several requests for an easy, step-by...

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Dr. Daniel Graziotin is a senior researcher (Akademischer Rat) at the University of Stuttgart, Germany. His research interests include human, behavioral, and psychological aspects of empirical software engineering, studies of science, and open science. He is associate editor at the Journal of Open Research Software and academic editor at the Research Ideas and Outcomes (RIO) journal. Daniel was awarded an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for postdoctoral researchers in 2017, the European Design Award (bronze) in 2016, and the Data Journalism Award in 2015. He received his Ph.D. in computer science at the Free University of Bozen-Bolzano, Italy.