xmgrace manual installation help

Darryl Clarke smartssa at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 02:24:11 UTC 2006

On 12/03/06, Mustafa Burak Boz <mburakboz at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I had a problem with grace program. I could not execute the command
> "xmgrace -pexec", with grace installed by using synaptic.  So I tried to
> install the newest version of grace. However, while using ./configure
> script, I received an error:
> .......
> checking for IceConnectionNumber in -lICE... yes
> checking for _XEditResCheckMessages in -lXmu... yes
> checking for main in -lXp... no
> checking for XpmCreatePixmapFromData in -lXpm... no
> checking for a Motif >= 1002 compatible API... no
> configure: error: M*tif has not been found
> and then it stopped.
> In grace site, it is written that I should have libjpeg62 package to
> install, I checked it and I already have that package.
> Do you have any idea what I should do ?

When compiling you will need -dev packages. ie: libjpeg62-dev

Bascially if the ./configure fails with something missing this is
likely the cause.

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