How to install scala on ubuntu 14.04

download .deb from
http://www.scala-lang.org/download/2.12.1.html

1)If you’re comfortable with the command line, you can install the downloaded Scala deb with:

sudo dpkg -i scala-2.11.4.deb

2)install GDebi through either the Ubuntu Software Center, or via a terminal with:

sudo apt-get install gdebi

Once GDebi is installed, you can double click scala-2.12.1.deb in your file browser which will open the package installer. Finally, click “Install Package”, and your new version of Scala will be installed

you have the following tools:

– scala       Scala interactive interpreter
– scalac      Scala compiler
– fsc         Scala resident compiler
– scaladoc    Scala API documentation generator
– scalap      Scala classfile decoder

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