GRASS on Linux
Craig A. Miller
cmiller at pnwg.wa.com
Mon Nov 15 11:26:48 EST 1993
On Mon, 15 Nov 1993, Cao Changyong wrote:
> >From: "Craig A. Miller" <cmiller at pnwg.wa.com>
> >Subject: Linux Grass
> >I have recently installed GRASS on my linux box. Unfortunately, I am having
> >trouble getting the XDRIVER to work. I believe my problem is with my terminfo
> >file. In the docs that I recieved with the binary distribution of GRASS,
> >I was told to use one of the files in the term.tar.z file. Unfortunately,
> >this file is no where to be found. Does anyone know where I can find this
> >file other than ftp?
> >The error message reads:
> >Could not find the terminfo file /usr/lib/terminfo/x/xterm
> Not knowing in what situation you got the error message, the following
> may not help much.
> I compiled GRASS4.1 on Linux with the following options:
> 1) when run utils/setup, I used -ltermcap for TERMLIB
> 2) I used the SLS release of Linux with X-windows.
> 3) after compile XDRIVER, debug XDRIVER first before run grass4.1.
> 4) make sure you are running X-windows in VGA256 mode.
> Again, I need to know more about the situation when you got the error
> message. For example, is is when you run setup? or when you compile? or
> when you run XDRIVER? Wish I knew the specifics so that I can be of
> more help.
Andy was kind enough to uuencode the file and mail it to me (Thanks Andy!).
I now have GRASS4.1 up and running on Yggdrasil Linux 0.99pl13. Everything
went smooth once I had the correct files.
Craig A. Miller
Pacific Northwest Geographics
Voice: (509) 662 4479
E-mail: cmiller at pnwg.wa.com
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