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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Installing SPSS in gentoo linux
Date: Wed, 21 Sep 2011 08:14:29 -0500
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@...> 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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