[GAP Forum] Trouble installing XGAP
rollandj at uwm.edu
Wed Dec 2 02:07:10 GMT 2009
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Dear Prof. Lubeck,
I did the below, and when I try to run the script xgap.sh, I get the
following error message: "Panic: cannot establish communication with
gap.". Any suggestions?
<rollandj at uwm.edu>
Frank Lübeck wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 30, 2009 at 02:45:02PM -0800, Omid Sadeghi wrote:
>> I'm going to use XGAP package but I can't install it. The problem
>> is that when I execute the make command the " configure: error:
>> XGAP needs XWindows X11R5 or better " error occurs.
>> I have Ubuntu 9.04 and I think it must have X Window. I downloaded
>> the latest version of X Window i.e. X11R7.5 from x.org and don't
>> know how to install it neither because it has about 700 zipped
>> files each of which having a separate configure and make.
>> How should I know whether I have X Windows in my Ubuntu 9.04 or not
>> and if so what version do I have.
> Dear Omid Sadeghi, dear Forum,
> You must compile xgap as a 32-bit program. On a 32-bit Ubuntu install
> the following packages: libxaw7-dev libxmu-dev libxt-dev libxext-dev
> libx11-dev libsm-dev libice-dev libxpm-dev
> Then a standard ./configure make inside the pkg/xgap directory should
> compile xgap. On a 64-bit Linux you somehow have to make sure that
> the libraries and header files mentioned above are available as
> 32-bit versions. I don't know a simple way to achieve this.
> Best regards,
> Frank Lübeck
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