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The LArSoft software is designed to work for all planned and running liquid argon experiments at Fermilab. It is written in C++ and built on the ROOT data analysis software and the FMWK framework for HEP experiments. The releases of the software are managed using an SRT distribution.
- Accessing LArSoft
* Using LArSoft
o Fermilab Installation
o Nevis Installation
o Installing a Local Copy
o Editing Code
o Adding A Package to LArSoft
o Running Jobs * Package Documentation * How-tos
o Getting started with an analysis task
o Creating GDML files for the LArSoft detector description
o Interactive ROOT sessions * Available files
Getting Access to FNAL Computing¶
In order to work on LArSoft development you will need to have access to the FNAL computing resources. The procedure for getting a FNAL account is described at
If you will be in residence at the lab, follow the instructions for an on-site visitor. If you will be based at your home institution, follow the instructions for an off-site visitor.