[GRASSLIST:1894] Re: GRASS/GIS newbie: how to start?
holgerzebner at gmx.de
Wed Nov 26 10:37:01 EST 2003
> I am currently on the way to experiment with a GIS (i.e. GRASS) to get some
> feeling what it can do for me.
Same thing with me.
> Reading the HTML documentation I understand that first before all I have to
> start the grass program. So I created the following script to start it:
I don't think that you need it. Grass generates this by itself. see
> I am starting this script as root. Then I get the following error message:
Wouldn't it better to do this as a normal user?
> Cleaning up temporary files.....
> Starting GRASS ...
> ERROR: LOCATION <<
#: mkdir ~/grassdata
#: grass5 -text
> How do I create a valid GRASS location? Since I am an absolute newbie
> please tell me where to find a GRASS introduction.
P.S. I am also currently exploring it as newbie. You may sent PM as well.
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