How to Install srilm for Kaldi on RedHat / Ubuntu

Current versions of Kaldi do not install srilm as a default tool.

While trying to install srilm on RedHat / Ubuntu, I encountered some problems. Here are the tricks for these problems.

  1. Simply running /tools/extras/ cannot install srilm automatically.
  2. The right procedure is as follows.
    1. Download srilm package from
    2. Rename the package as “srilm.tgz”.
    3. Copy the package to /tools.
    4. Run /tools/extras/
    5. Source /tools/
  3. For a safer option, you may add the content in /tools/ into ~/.bash_profile.


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