Get the standard distribution's source code

The following instructions describe how to install NEURON with or without its GUI. The full installation, which includes the GUI, is appropriate for most users because it allows NEURON to be run with or without its graphical interface. A very few users may have a hardware/OS environment that will not compile InterViews, e.g. workstation clusters or supercomputers. In such cases, NEURON can be compiled without its GUI.

1. Get the source code for the current standard distribution of NEURON  nrn-nn.tar.gz 

and--unless you're one of the "very few users" mentioned above--the corresponding version of InterViews   iv-mm.tar.gz

(Development versions of NEURON and InterViews are also available.)

2. Your next action depends on the operating system you're using :