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Prerequisities for installation on Fedora systems

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Please be sure that you have the following packages installed:

  • gcc
  • tcsh
  • nedit
  • imake
  • xterm
  • libXp-devel
  • libXpm-devel
  • libXft-devel
  • libXmu-devel
  • libjpeg(-turbo)-devel
  • libpng-devel

Fedora offers no packages for OpenMotif development (official announcement). Suitable RPMs for Fedora 11 and 12 can be found at the Stanford university. For Fedora 13 and 14 please visit (contaminated with commercial ads!). Depending on your architecture and Fedora version please download three packages:

  • openmotif
  • openmotif-devel
  • openmotif-clients

Install all RPMs using rpm -i filename.rpm. These packages might extract essential header files in the directory {/usr/include/openmotif/}. Only in this case you have to create the following links (as root):

cd /usr/include/
ln -s openmotif/Xm
ln -s openmotif/Mrm

Now proceed with download and installation of SH/SHM.