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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-science@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-science] Installing SPSS in gentoo linux
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 13:14:52
Message-Id: 20110921131429.GB3640@comet
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-science] Installing SPSS in gentoo linux by Cruz Enrique Borges
On 11:57 Wed 21 Sep     , Cruz Enrique Borges wrote:
> On Wednesday 21 September 2011 10:40:47 Neil Shephard wrote: > > On Wed, Sep 21, 2011 at 10:35 AM, Cruz Enrique Borges > > <cruz.borges@××××××.es> wrote: > > > Hello > > > > > > I was wondering if I can install SPSS in gentoo linux. I personally use R but > > > my brother don't have the skill to manage in a command line enviorment. > > > He has tryed rk-ward and PSPP and don't fell confortable enought so he wants > > > to try with the spss linux port. > > > > > > Have anyone manage to install it? I have google for an ebuild or a how-to > > > without luck and I will trying to download the package right now. > > > > SPSS is licensed software so you'll have to ensure you have one. > > Never installed before, but I'd imagine it comes packaged with an > > installer (or as an RPM) and I'd be inclined to install locally into > > users home directory (e.g. ~/bin). Not a very clean/gentoo approach, > > but I doubt it warrants writing an ebuild. > > I have managed to install MAPLE before that way. I hope it will be the same. > I suppose the University where he works have licenses (at least for the windows > version...). Anyway I will use the trial version to test. > > > You might want to consider some of the R GUI's such as... > > > > R Commander > > RGNumeric
I would particularly recommend RStudio, which is more modern and prettier. -- Thanks, Donnie Donnie Berkholz Science developer Gentoo Linux Blog: http://dberkholz.com

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Re: [gentoo-science] Installing SPSS in gentoo linux Neil Shephard <nshephard@×××××.com>