Installation of SCISOFT

Installation of SCISOFT into an Ubuntu:

Download scisoft.tar to your / directory
cd /
sudo tar xvzf scisoft.tar
sudo apt-get install libc6:i386 libncurses5:i386 libstdc++6:i386
sudo apt-get install tcsh:i386 libgfortran3:i386 libreadline5:i386
sudo apt-get install libsdl-image1.2:i386 libsdl-ttf2.0-0:i386
sudo apt-get install unixodbc:i386 libxft2:i386 libxrandr2:i386
sudo apt-get install libxmu6:i386 libxss1:i386
echo “. /scisoft/bin/Setup.bash” >> ~/.bash_profile
source ~/.bash_profile
run ecl…done
if necessary:
sudo apt-get install libxml2:i386 lib32stdc++6 lib64stdc++6 libxft2:i386

Installation of SCISOFT into a MAC:

Download scisoft_mac.tar
your directory doesn’t matter
tar xvzf scisoft_mac.tar
run the pkg file.
echo “. /usr/local/scisoft/bin/Setup.bash” >> ~/.bash_profile
source ~/.bash_profile
edit the following file with a text editor: /usr/local/scisoft/packages/iraf/iraf/hlib/extern.pkg
sudo nano /usr/local/scisoft/packages/iraf/iraf/hlib/extern.pkg
inside the file, find the line “if (!defvar(“helpdb”)) {” and put “#” character in front of these 4 lines related with helpdb
run ecl…done