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Re: problem with running port pspp-devel (MacOS X11 Server)


From: Friedrich Beckmann
Subject: Re: problem with running port pspp-devel (MacOS X11 Server)
Date: Thu, 31 Mar 2016 14:02:42 +0200

Hi John,

sorry for dumping this code in the list. You can read it here:

http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/pspp-users/2016-03/msg00096.html

Friedrich

Am 31.03.2016 um 14:00 schrieb John Darrington <address@hidden>:

Sorry.  I can't read mail in HTML.

On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 11:21:06AM +0200, Friedrich Beckmann wrote:
    html>head><meta http-equiv="Content-Type content="text/html charset=utf-8"><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8"><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8"><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8"></head><body style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class="" dir="auto">Hi Georg,<div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">this is not a specific question for pspp but for macports X11 in general. Any application that requires X11 needs a proper X11 server running. There are two possible ways to get an Xserver under MacOS.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">a) Install XQuartz without macports as an install package via&nbsp;<a href=""http://www.xquartz.org" class="">http://www.xquartz.org" class="">http://www.xquartz.org</a></div><div class="">b) Install XQuartz via macports (port: xorg-server)</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Depending on this a different launchdaemon script has to be active. I have installed XQuartz via macports. My</div><div class="">display variable is:</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><div style="margin: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; font-family: Menlo;" class=""><span style="font-variant-ligatures: no-common-ligatures" class="">FriedrichsMacBook:~ fritz$ echo $DISPLAY</span></div><div style="margin: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; font-family: Menlo;" class=""><span style="font-variant-ligatures: no-common-ligatures" class="">/private/tmp/com.apple.launchd.sTURE7Hzol/org.macports:0</span></div></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">The scripts for the launchdaemon are here:</div><div class=""><div style="margin: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; font-family: Menlo;" class=""><span style="font-variant-ligatures: no-common-ligatures" class="">FriedrichsMacBook:~ fritz$ ls -la /Library/LaunchAgents/org.mac*</span></div><div style="margin: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; font-family: Menlo;" class=""><span style="font-variant-ligatures: no-common-ligatures" class="">-rw-r--r--&nbsp; 1 root&nbsp; wheel&nbsp; 721 16 Okt 10:48 /Library/LaunchAgents/org.macosforge.xquartz.startx.plist</span></div><div style="margin: 0px; font-size: 11px; line-height: normal; font-family: Menlo;" class=""><span style="font-variant-ligatures: no-common-ligatures" class="">-rw-r--r--&nbsp; 1 root&nbsp; wheel&nbsp; 632&nbsp; 2 Jan 09:43 /Library/LaunchAgents/org.macports.startx.plist</span></div></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">In order to install the right script you use launchctl. I now use the XServer which is installed via macports. To</div><div class="">enable the launch script:</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><span style="font-family: Menlo; font-size: 11px;" class="">FriedrichsMacBook:~ fritz$ launchctl load -w&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Menlo; font-size: 11px;" class="">/Library/LaunchAgents/org.macports.startx.plist</span></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">This will enable the launch script for the macports server. Maybe you need to disable the other one via ???unload???.</div><div class="">Now logout and login again. You can test the proper behavior by starting any x application.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><span style="font-family: Menlo; font-size: 11px;" class="">FriedrichsMacBook:~ fritz$ x</span><font face="Menlo" size="3" class="">logo</font></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">If everything works, you should see the Xlogo window opening. You can start the pspp gui via</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><span style="font-family: Menlo; font-size: 11px;" class="">FriedrichsMacBook:~ fritz$ psppire</span></div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">The launch script is persistent over boot. So after this you can run psppire always by just typing psppire in a terminal.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Friedrich</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class=""><div class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><div class="">Am 30.03.2016 um 09:10 schrieb Georg Kessler &lt;<a href=""mailto:address@hidden" class="">mailto:address@hidden" class="">address@hidden</a>&gt;:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div class=""><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8" class=""><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class="">Hallo Friedrich,<div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Ich habe X11 (Version 2.7.5). Wenn ichs ??bers Terminal aufrufe so wie du anregst, dann kommt die Fehlermeldung ???Can???t open display:??? und dann folgt ein Pfad an dessen Ende ??????xquartz:0??? steht.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Wie rufe ich denn das Programm ??berhaupt auf?</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Beste Gr????e,</div><div class="">Georg<br class="">
    <br class=""><div class=""><blockquote <type="cite" class=""><div class="">Am 13.03.2016 um 18:03 schrieb Friedrich Beckmann &lt;<a href=""mailto:address@hidden" class="">mailto:address@hidden" class="">address@hidden</a>&gt;:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div class=""><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8" class=""><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class="">Hi Georg,<div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">i just installed pspp-devel @0.9.0_14 on MacOS 10.11.3 and it works.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Are you sure that you have an XServer running? If you install just pspp-devel without</div><div class="">any variant information, then an XServer is expected. An alternative is the quartz variant which</div><div class="">will be based on the gtk3 system without an xserver.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Could you try to run in the terminal: xlogo</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">You should see a window with an X.</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Cheers</div><div class=""><br class=""></div><div class="">Friedrich</div><div class=""><br class=""><div class=""><blockquote type="cite" class=""><div class="">Am 13.03.2016 um 15:44 schrieb Georg Kessler &lt;<a href=""mailto:address@hidden" class="">mailto:address@hidden" class="">address@hidden</a>&gt;:</div><br class="Apple-interchange-newline"><div class=""><meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html charset=utf-8" class=""><div style="word-wrap: break-word; -webkit-nbsp-mode: space; -webkit-line-break: after-white-space;" class="">Hello,<br class=""><br class="">I am no experienced user of terminal commands and so I am quite lost with Macports and the downloaded port PSPP-devel.<br class=""><br class="">I managed to install PSPP on my MacOS 10.10. The last line of the installation reads: ---&gt; &nbsp;No broken files found. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;I believe, this is a good sign.<br class=""><br class="">The content is there as well as a Unix executable PSPP. When I run it in the terminal I get the error message: Error: Error for opening the output file `pspp.jnl': Permission denied. &nbsp;[original line in German: Fehler: Fehler beim ??ffnen der Ausgabedatei `pspp.jnl': Permission denied] &nbsp;<br class=""><br class="">I did have hick-ups with installing the dependency Python because a .list-file already existed. Installation was aborted, but I could manually override this problem. Python got installed. I did not clean the port installation, though, because I forgot that. I am not sure whether that is meaningful information.<br class=""><br class="">I would need help in overcoming this problem of running the program and also I would like to create an icon for my deck - does anybody have experience with that?<br class=""><br class="">Any help from this community is very much appreciated!<br class=""><br class="">Georg<br class=""><div class="">

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