[GRASSLIST:6117] Re: Trouble getting grass started
bgmilne at cae.co.za
Wed Apr 23 11:39:20 EDT 2003
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Glynn Clements wrote:
> You need an X server in order to use tcltkgrass or NVIZ. XFree86 is
> available for Cygwin, although the last time that I tried it was
> definitely "beta" quality.
> I'm not sure that tcltkgrass is really worth the effort of installing
> XFree86. Unless you want to use NVIZ (in which case, and X server is
> necessary), you may as well stick to the command-line interface.
Or just bite the bullet and install Mandrake 9.1 with grass from contrib
(or 5.0.2 from my site, still requires some packages from contrib).
Really, setting up a linux dual-boot (if you have some free space) with
grass is much easier than getting Grass/Cygwin/XFree86 working well.
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