[UW-GIS-L] GRASS question
daj5 at u.washington.edu
Sat Mar 4 21:46:23 PST 2006
Are there any GRASS on Mac users out there in the UW community? I'm
considering giving it a try?
> From: David Finlayson <dfinlays at u.washington.edu>
> Reply-To: <dfinlays at u.washington.edu>, UW - GIS Discussion & Support
> <uw-gis-l at u.washington.edu>
> Date: Sat, 4 Mar 2006 21:35:50 -0800
> To: UW - GIS Discussion & Support <uw-gis-l at u.washington.edu>
> Subject: Re: [UW-GIS-L] GRASS question
> I just installed GRASS on a windows machine Thursday. I followed the
> directions here:
> Up to and through Step 6. I skipped step 7 and followed these
> procedures instead.
> Cygwin has made a Unix file system on your machine (the default is
> c:\cygwin). Look in that directory for a file:
> Make a shortcut on your desktop to this batch file if you like.
> Double click startxwin.bat and, if all goes well, you should see an
> Xterm on your desktop. If you followed steps 1-6 above, you can then
> start GRASS with the command "grass60" or "grass61" (no quotes)
> depending on the version you installed. I think the batch file in Step
> 7 above tries to automate this process. I don't use it.
> Unfortunately, there isn't much support for GRASS at the UW (there are
> a few of us who use it, however). I suggest that you sign up for the
> GRASS mailing lists which are quite friendly and informative.
> On 3/4/06, Adam Niles <nilesa at u.washington.edu> wrote:
>> I wanted to install GRASS to see if I'm smart enough to figure it out, but so
>> far that has been a negative; I haven't been able to get past the downloading
>> part. I have found a question posted at
>> http://jrshelby.com/grass/problems.htm which explains my situation exactly:
>> "I just installed grass for Windows XP and followed the steps put forth on
>> both your site and the Cygwin site and all the steps went well until after I
>> installed grass60.bat Every time I run it, whether through the windows run
>> command or from a shortcut on the desktop, the msdos screen flashes very
>> quickly and then closes and nothing happens after that."
>> The responses posted to this question are not helping me yet. I'm running
>> Windows XP if that makes any difference at all. If anyone has any feedback
>> that would be great!
>> Adam Niles
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>> Uw-gis-l at u.washington.edu
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