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Re: st: re: xtpmg installation


From   "Grant Peter Kabango" <g.kabango.1@research.gla.ac.uk>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: re: xtpmg installation
Date   Thu, 03 Jul 2008 19:22:20 +0100

Thanks Kit,

Following what you indicated below about most UK universities and the behaviour of the Stata 'net' command (and you are right, I was trying to do the installation on campus), instead I tried installing xtpmg off-campus and it has worked !!

Once again, thank you Kit.

Grant. 

-----Original Message-----
From: Kit Baum <baum@bc.edu>
To: statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Date: Thu, 3 Jul 2008 11:34:28 -0400
Subject: st: re: xtpmg installation

<  >
Grant reports

I want to install and use xtpmg. However the 'ssc install xtpmg'  
command does not seem to work. Any suggestions ?


I assume that Grant is trying to do this on campus at University of  
Glasgow. Having visited that esteemed institution a couple of years  
ago, I can confirm that no Stata 'net' command (-ssc-, -net from-, - 
update-, -adoupdate-) will work at the University unless you use the  
Proxy Settings to define the University's proxy server. This is  
common to many UK (and some Australian) universities. Thankfully  
computer security staff in US unis have not generally caused this  
difficulty.

Kit

Kit Baum, Boston College Economics and DIW Berlin
http://ideas.repec.org/e/pba1.html
An Introduction to Modern Econometrics Using Stata:
http://www.stata-press.com/books/imeus.html


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