wiki:Installation/openSUSE

Version 2 (modified by MarcusWalther, 12 years ago) (diff)

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Prerequisities for installation on openSUSE systems

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Please be sure that you have the following packages installed (I had to hit "Retry" several times, because some packages weren't found at first):

  • gcc
  • openmotif-devel
  • make

The following packages should be installed already in desktop environments, but you should check for them!

  • tcsh
  • xterm
  • xorg-x11-libX11-devel
  • xorg-x11-libXt-devel

Now proceed with download and installation of SH/SHM.

Known issues

  • Some dialog boxes may show transparent frames around buttons, etc.
  • Some older versions of OpenSUSE ship with a defect UIL compiler. You can simply replace sh/source/motif/shm_world.uid by the file attached here.
  • Maybe standard motif file dialogs (e.g. "Read GSE" or "Recover EVT") lack button texts. The buttons work as intended. Functions are "Load", "Filter", "Cancel" (see attached picture).