[GRASSLIST:1446] Re: Beta10 startup

Kirk Schmidt kirkschmidt at auracom.com
Fri Feb 9 15:00:17 EST 2001

Just an update for the record.

I verified that ncurses.so.5 was installed on my system, I checked in the
usr/lib/ directory and a file called libncurses.so.4.0  was present.  I
copied the file and called it libncurses .so.5 and my problems were solved.


Markus Neteler wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 08, 2001 at 08:55:47AM -0500, Kirk Schmidt wrote:
> > I have run into a problem starting GRass5.0Beta_linux.tar.gz
> > I am currently runmning Red Hat 6.2 and using Gnome.
> >
> > Upon startup, I recieve the same message that was discuused in Decmeber
> > with the Libcurses.so.5 directory not being found.
> >
> > I have installed that Linux RPM and I stilll have the problem.
> >
> > One erson has responded by indicating that the libcurses library needs
> > to be linked.
> >
> > I am lost, any suggestions to solve this problem
> Kirk,
> check your Linux CDROMs for the "ncurses 5" library. Install it and enjoy
> GRASS. I am wondering that ncurses was not installed by default...
> Hope this helps
>  Markus Neteler

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