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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@...> 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
> ...and others detailed at http://sciviews.org/_rgui/
As I was told he has tryed but did not find confortable with anyone.
Thanks for the quick reply!
Cruz Enrique Borges Hernández
Telefono: 944139000 ext.2052
Avda. Universidades, 24
48007 Bilbao, Spain