Mass spectrometry imaging applications for interactive analysis in MITK (M²aia)

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Build instructions

Installation dependencies

Docker (M²aia Online)

pyM2aia m2aia/pym2aia

Docker (MITK extension) m2aia/mitk-docker


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Author: j.cordes@hs-mannheim.de

Installation dependencies for ubuntu 20.04:

sudo apt-get install -q -y --no-install-recommends \
    libglu1-mesa-dev \
    libtiff5-dev \
    qtbase5-dev \
    qtscript5-dev \
    libqt5svg5-dev \
    libqt5opengl5-dev \
    libqt5xmlpatterns5-dev \
    qtwebengine5-dev \
    qttools5-dev \
    libqt5charts5-dev \
    libqt5x11extras5-dev \
    qtxmlpatterns5-dev-tools \
    libqt5webengine-data \

Installation dependencies for ubuntu 18.04:

sudo apt-get install -q -y --no-install-recommends \
    libglu1-mesa-dev \

To run M²aia on Ubuntu 18.04 you have to provide Qt 5.12 libraries >= Qt 5.12.9. Installers can be found in the Qt 5.12 archive. In this example Qt is installed in the system folder /opt/ to provide multi-user access.

To propergate the libraryes system wide, you can add a new entry


and add a single line e.g. pointing to


Finally, you have to run ldconfig to promote the new library search path.