Changeset 973 for trunk/doc/osx.html


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Mar 28, 2010 12:19:55 PM (11 years ago)
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toby
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    55   GSAS, EXPGUI, Mac, OS X">
    66</HEAD>
    7 <style>
    8 A:link {text-decoration:none}
    9 A:vlink {text-decoration:none}
    10 </style>
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    128<BODY BGCOLOR="#FFFFFF"
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    14 <?
    15    include("/var/www/include/navigation.inc");
    16    include("/var/www/include/utility.inc");
    17 ?>
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    1811<blockquote><font face="arial, helvetica, sans-serif">
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    3023This page contains information on installing and running GSAS & EXPGUI
    3124on Macintosh OS X computers.
     25<P>
     26<TABLE BORDER BGCOLOR="#FFFF40" ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TH>
     27  <B>Please note:</B>
     28A new mechanism for installing GSAS & EXPGUI is now recommended. See
     29<A HREF="https://subversion.xor.aps.anl.gov/trac/EXPGUI/wiki/InstallOSX">
     30this link</a>. If this method is used, EXPGUI or a python script can
     31be used to update GSAS & EXPGUI quickly and easily.
     32It is not clear how much longer the installation package described
     33  below will continute to be updated.
     34  </TH></TR></TABLE><BR CLEAR=ALL>
    3235
    3336<h2>Installation</H2>
    3437Both GSAS and EXPGUI require that X-windows (X11) be installed on your Mac.
    35 Since 10.3, this has been distributed as part of the operating system, but
    36 is not loaded as part of a default installation. The instructions below
     38Since 10.3, X11 has been distributed as part of the operating system, but
     39for 10.3 and 10.4 must be loaded manually. The instructions below
    3740describe how X11 is installed.
    3841
    3942<OL>
    40 <P><LI>Install X11
     43<P><LI>Install X11 (<=10.4, only)
    4144<DL><DL><I>
    4245Before you can run the GSAS package (or, for that matter,
     
    4447you need to load the X Windows system (X11) onto your computer. </I>
    4548<P>
    46 For 10.4, one can load the Mac OS X install disk. Note that this requires
     49  For 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard), X11 is installed by
     50  default. Nothing needs to be done.
     51  <P>
     52For 10.4, one can load the Mac OS X from the install disk.
     53  Note that this requires
    4754administrator access to the computer. The X11 installation procedure consist
    4855of the following steps:
     
    5966from the utilities menu of the system Applications folder.
    6067</UL>
    61 See the page on <a href="x11osx/osx_x11.html"> Installing X11 under Mac OS X</a>
    62 for more details.
    6368<P>
    6469For 10.3 (Panther) I am pretty sure a similar process to 10.4 can be used,
     
    7883<P><LI>Download the GSAS & EXPGUI programs as a Mac disk image appropriate
    7984for the CPU type of your computer (to find out what you have
    80 click on the "About This Mac" item in the Apple menu).
    81 
     85click on the "About This Mac" item in the Apple menu) from
     86<a href="http://11bm.xor.aps.anl.gov/downloads/gsas/macOSX/">
     87  http://11bm.xor.aps.anl.gov/downloads/gsas/macOSX/</A>
     88<P>
    8289<DL><UL>
    83 <LI><I>For older Macs with Power PC (G3, G4 or G5) CPUs running OS X 10.4
    84 (& 10.5?) use this link:</I>
    85 <BR><a href=
    86 "ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/OSX_gsas+expgui_PPC_2007Jan15.dmg">
    87 ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/OSX_gsas+expgui_PPC_2007Jan15.dmg
    88 </a> (~14 Mb)
    89 <P>
    90 <LI><I>Newer Macs with Intel (Pentium) CPUs should use this link:</I>
    91 <BR><a href=
    92 "ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/OSX_gsas+expgui_Intel_2007Jan15.dmg">
    93 ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/OSX_gsas+expgui_Intel_2007Jan15.dmg
    94 </a> (~32 Mb)<BR>
    95 Intel-based Macs can also use the PPC version, but will
    96 see at least x5 better performance with the version compiled for this CPU.
    97 <P>
    98 
    99 <LI><I>For older Macs with Power PC (G3, G4 or G5) CPUs running OS X 10.2 or 10.3
    100 can use this link:</I>
    101 <BR><a href=
    102 "ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/OSX_10.3_gsas+expgui_2007Jan15.dmg">
    103 ftp://ftp.ncnr.nist.gov/pub/cryst/gsas/OSX_10.3_gsas+expgui_2007Jan15.dmg
    104 </a> (~14 Mb)
    105 <BR>Note that this is likely to be the update for 10.2 and 10.3.
    106 <P>
    107 for a CCP14 mirror, look in
    108 http://www.ccp14.ac.uk/ccp/ccp14/ftp-mirror/briantoby/pub/cryst/gsas/
    109 </UL></DL>
    110 
    111 Mount the downloaded file by double-clicking on it. This should create a new volume in
    112 your top-level ("Computer") called "GSASvol"; clicking on this device will open
    113 a finder window with a single folder ("gsas") present.
    114 (<I>Note that some browsers will automatically perform this step for
    115 you.</I>)
    116 <P>
    117 
    118 <I>While you can run GSAS & EXPGUI from this location, you are strongly
     90<LI><I>Newer Macs with Intel (Pentium) CPUs should use the Intel
     91  version of the .dmg file</I>
     92<P>
     93<LI><I>Older Macs with Power PC (G3, G4 or G5) should use the PPC
     94  version of the .dmg file</I> (Note, as of 2010, this distribution has not
     95  been updated for a while).
     96<P>
     97
     98While you can run GSAS & EXPGUI from this location, you are strongly
    11999suggested to instead copy the entire package to your computer by dragging the
    120100gsas folder icon to another finder window, or by clicking on it and using
    121 Copy and Paste.</I>
    122 
     101Copy and Paste.
     102</UL>
    123103<LI>Install a "shortcut" to launch EXPGUI
    124104<DL><DL>
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