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Release 6.06/00 - 2015-12-09


Some of the highlights of this release include:

  • new command line utilities (try rootls myfile.root)
  • a much more usable new default graphics palette,
  • a lightweight multi-processing interface to accelerate your analyses
  • ROOT notebooks, a fantastic new way of tutoring and doing interactive analysis.
  • most of the class documentation has been migrated to Doxygen.

Release Notes

The release notes for this release can be found here.

Source distributions

Platform Files Size
source root_v6.06.00.source.tar.gz 103M

Binary distributions

Platform Files Size
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.8 root_v6.06.00.Linux-centos7-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 161M
CentOS Cern 7 gcc4.9 root_v6.06.00.Linux-centos7-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 168M
Linux fedora20 gcc4.8 root_v6.06.00.Linux-fedora20-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 145M
Linux fedora21 gcc4.9 root_v6.06.00.Linux-fedora21-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 151M
Linux fedora22 gcc5.1 root_v6.06.00.Linux-fedora22-x86_64-gcc5.1.tar.gz 150M
Scientific Linux Cern 6 gcc4.8 root_v6.06.00.Linux-slc6-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 160M
Scientific Linux Cern 6 gcc4.9 root_v6.06.00.Linux-slc6-x86_64-gcc4.9.tar.gz 167M
Ubuntu 14 gcc4.8 root_v6.06.00.Linux-ubuntu14-x86_64-gcc4.8.tar.gz 150M
OsX 10.9 clang60 root_v6.06.00.macosx64-10.9-clang60.dmg 139M
OsX 10.9 clang60 root_v6.06.00.macosx64-10.9-clang60.tar.gz 140M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.06.00.macosx64-10.10-clang70.dmg 140M
OsX 10.10 clang70 root_v6.06.00.macosx64-10.10-clang70.tar.gz 140M
OsX 10.11 clang70 root_v6.06.00.macosx64-10.11-clang70.dmg 142M
OsX 10.11 clang70 root_v6.06.00.macosx64-10.11-clang70.tar.gz 143M

Installations in AFS and CVMFS

Standalone installations with minimal external dependencies are available at:



Versions for many different platforms and compilers are available at: /afs/

To use ROOT directly from AFS:

. /afs/
. /afs/

Direct Git repository access

The entire ROOT source can be obtained from our public Git repository:

git clone

The release specific tag can be obtained using:

cd root
git checkout -b v6-06-00 v6-06-00