Create a folder for your Stata installation file:
$ mkdir /home/ubuntu/stata_source
Download the Stata tar file for Linux.
Upload the tar file to the
/home/ubuntu/stata_source folder just created (using BitVise's SFTP interface for example).
$ sudo -i
Unzip the tar file in the
$ cd /tmp/$ mkdir statafiles$ cd statafiles$ tar -zxf /home/ubuntu/stata_source/Stata16Linux64.tar.gz
/usr/local/stata16 directory for installing Stata for all users:
$ cd /usr/local$ mkdir stata16
Install Stata. Enter licensing information when prompted:
$ cd /usr/local/stata16$ /tmp/statafiles/install
After installation, you will be prompted to initialize Stata:
Ubuntu users will need an additional package for Stata to work:
$ apt install libtinfo5
Edit the Ubuntu system paths to include Stata for all users. Open the profile in nano:
$ nano /etc/profile
Type the following into the bottom of the document as depicted below.
Use CTRL+O then enter to overwrite the document and CTRL+X to exit.
Refresh the paths to include Stata by typing:
$ source /etc/profile