[GRASS-user] problem launching grass63 in windowsXP

Michael Barton michael.barton at asu.edu
Sun Mar 1 11:30:14 EST 2009

On Mar 1, 2009, at 6:55 AM, <grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org> <grass-user-request at lists.osgeo.org 
 > wrote:

> Date: Sun, 1 Mar 2009 14:55:32 +0100
> From: Jos? Miguel Barrios <jmbarriosg at gmail.com>
> Subject: [GRASS-user] problem launching grass63 in windowsXP
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> Hello list,
> I´ve been working for a while in Grass in a windows xp machine.  I  
> have just
> installed the software (wingrass 6.3) in another XP machine and when  
> trying
> to launch the program I get the message: "ERROR: LOCATION_NAME not  
> set".
> Anyone can give me a hint as to how can I work around this problem?
> Thanks
> Miguel
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Edit .grassrc6 in the user's HOME directory.

An even better solution is to upgrade to GRASS 6.4RC3 which can be  
installed from the OSGEO4W package (advanced installations). This has  
many bug fixes and enhancements.


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