On amazon EC2 - you can launch instance ami-31d41658
1) Installing libboost
yum install boost boost-develyum groupinstall "Development Tools"
2) Install Mercurial
yum install mercurial
3) Install cmake
yum install cmake
4a) Install graphlab from mercurial
Go to graphlab download page, and follow the download link to the mercurial repository.
copy the command string: "hg clone..." and execute it in your ubuntu shell.
or 4b) Install graphlab from tgz file
Go to graphlab download page, and download the latest release.
Extract the tgz file using the command: "tar xvzf graphlabapi_v1_XXX.tar.gz"
where XXX is the version number you downloaded.
5) configure and compile
cd graphlabapi ./configure cd release/ make -j4