wiki:Installation/RedHat

Prerequisites for installation on RedHat Enterprise Linux, Scientific Linux and Oracle Linux systems

Instructions apply to

  • Scientific Linux 6
  • RedHat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Oracle Linux 6

Please be sure that you have the following packages installed:

  • gcc
  • tcsh
  • gedit
  • make
  • imake
  • xterm
  • openmotif-devel
  • libXpm-devel
  • xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi

Using yum you can install all necessary packages by running:

yum install gcc tcsh gedit imake make xterm openmotif-devel libXpm-devel xorg-x11-fonts-ISO8859-1-75dpi

Please make sure that a post-script viewer is also installed (e.g. evince).

Now proceed with download and installation of SH/SHM.

Known issues

  • If you face weird text symbols in SH (command line version), use the FCT command to set a proper font. To get a list of available fonts, execute xlsfonts inside a terminal. Example:
    sh> fct setstyle $timeaxisstyle font -adobe-courier-medium-o-normal--18-180-75-75-m-110-iso8859-1
    sh> rd