[GRASS-user] how to install GRASS binaries of weekly snapshot on ubuntu12.04?

Markus Neteler neteler at osgeo.org
Thu Oct 25 11:36:38 PDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 8:07 PM, 王德辉 <dehuiw at gig.ac.cn> wrote:
> The errors are below:
> user at osgeolive:~$ sudo sh
> grass-6.5.svn-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-20_10_2012-install.sh
> grass-6.5.svn-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-20_10_2012.tar.gz
> Using gunzip decompressor...
> The package grass-6.5.svn-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-20_10_2012.tar.gz seems
> to be o.k.
>  Proceeding...
> Checking and creating installation directory...
> Installing GRASS binaries into
> /usr/local/grass6.5.svn-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-20_10_2012
> Uncompressing the package and extracting to target directory...
> Creating start script:
> /usr/local/bin/grass65 ->
> /usr/local/bin/grass-6.5.svn-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-20_10_2012
> Creating the locks directory for monitors...
> Generating display font configuration file...
> /usr/local/grass6.5.svn-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-20_10_2012/bin/g.mkfontcap:
> 1:
> /usr/local/grass6.5.svn-x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu-20_10_2012/bin/g.mkfontcap:
> Syntax error: word unexpected (expecting ")")

Please post

uname -a

I suspect that you have a 32bit computer while these binaries are for
64bit machines.

Sidenote: I really hope that one day Ubuntu launchpad will deliver
GRASS binaries...


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