[GRASSweb-list]what file to download to install Grass on my computer ?

Markus Neteler neteler at itc.it
Mon Dec 2 08:02:43 EST 2002

On Sun, Dec 01, 2002 at 01:22:03PM +0100, olivier BONNEFON wrote:
> Hello,
> I've just installed Mandrake Linux 9.0 on my computer and I would like to 
> install Grass now.
> I've download grass-5.0.0-1mdk.i586.rpm from 
> http://ranger.dnsalias.com/mandrake/mandrake8.2/grass/
> but I can't install it: others rpms are needed ( libfftw.so.2, 
> libgdal.1.1.so,libgd.so.2,libpq.so.2).
> I've tried to download theese rpms; but when I install one, another one is 
> needed... etc. Have I downloaded the good grass*.rpm file ?...
> Could you help me please ?

This GRASS rpm *is* a good RPM. Fact is that GRASS needs additional
libraries which are maintained by other people. So you will have
to get them and install them. Apart from GDAL they will be on
your Linux CDROMs.

GDAL is available from here:

Best regards

 Markus Neteler

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