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Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit


From   roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com>
To   statalist@hsphsun2.harvard.edu
Subject   Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit
Date   Thu, 28 Apr 2011 08:01:11 +0200

David

Thank you very much for these instructions. I will try it.
I am not used to Linux. Just made my first intallation a few weeks ago
because I need larger memory for some of my analyses.

regards
Roland

2011/4/28 David Muller <davidmull@gmail.com>:
> I don't think the issue is related to Unity. In Ubuntu 11.04 the
> libtiff libraries are located in /lib32/. As such, the command:
>
> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libtiff.so.4 /usr/lib/libtiff.so.3
>
> creates a symbolic link to nothing. I tried linking to the library in
> /lib32/ directly but, as expected, this causes problems in 64 bit
> Ubuntu. You need to compile code native to to the environment (in this
> case, 64 bit). I got dynamically linked Stata up and running by
> downloading and extracting the tiff-3.7.4.tar.gz archive from one of
> the mirrors listed at
> http://www.filewatcher.com/m/tiff-3.7.4.tar.gz.1282627.0.0.html, and
> doing the following in bash:
>
> #############################################
> # Create a directory for Stata 11 and install Stata here
> sudo mkdir /usr/local/stata11
> cd /usr/local/stata11
> sudo /path-to-installation-disk/install
>
> # Enter the license information
> sudo ./stinit
>
> # Fix some libraries
> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libgtksourceview-2.0.so.0 /usr/lib/libgtksourceview-1.0.so.0
> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libgtk2.0-0 /usr/lib/libgtk-1.2.0
> sudo apt-get install libgtksourceview1.0-0
>
> # set up build environment
> export LD_LIBRARY_PATH="/usr/local/lib"
> export PKG_CONFIG_PATH="/usr/local/lib/pkgconfig"
> export PATH="/usr/local/bin:$PATH"
>
> #  compile the tiff library
> cd /directory-where-you-extracted-the-source
> env CC=gcc CFLAGS=-m64 ./configure
> make
> sudo make install
> #############################################
>
> After this xstata launched and ran with no errors.
>
> Hope this helps.
> Cheers,
> David
>
>
>
>
> On Thu, Apr 28, 2011 at 2:24 AM, roland andersson
> <rolandersson@gmail.com> wrote:
>> David
>>
>> I am using Ubuntu 10.10 and with the installation as described in my
>> earlier post Stata works OK. I have not updated to 11.04. I wonder if
>> the reason why Stata does not work has to do with the GUI Unity? I
>> have understood that it is possible to use Gnome also in 11.04 and
>> that I can choose this at starting up the system. If not I will not
>> upgrade until I understand what you mean by "compile and install the
>> tiff-3.7.4 binaries from source". Can you give somewhat more detailed
>> instructions how this is done?
>>
>> Greetings
>> Roland
>>
>> 2011/4/27 David Muller <davidmull@gmail.com>:
>>> As a late follow up to this post, it is no longer sufficient to create
>>> the symbolic link /usr/lib/libtiff.so.3 --> /usr/lib/libtiff.so.4 when
>>> installing dynamically linked Stata under the recent release of 64 bit
>>> Ubuntu (11.04). In order to get the dynamically linked version of
>>> xstata to run you will need to compile and install the tiff-3.7.4
>>> binaries from source.
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> David
>>>
>>> On Tue, Apr 12, 2011 at 4:25 PM, roland andersson
>>> <rolandersson@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> My instruction was incomplete. After my install Stata would crash when
>>>> I opened the do-file editor. I googled around and found this
>>>> instruction
>>>>
>>>> http://jonas.ranstam.se/2010/10/24/how-to-install-stata-v11-under-ubuntu-10-10-maverick-meerkat/
>>>>
>>>> It seems to be complete. The dynamic link opens much faster and is
>>>> more nice-looking.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> # Create a directory for Stata 11 and install Stata here
>>>> sudo mkdir /usr/local/stata11
>>>> cd /usr/local/stata11
>>>> sudo /path-to-installation-disk/install
>>>>
>>>> # Enter the license information
>>>> sudo ./stinit
>>>>
>>>> # Fix some libraries
>>>> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libtiff.so.4 /usr/lib/libtiff.so.3
>>>> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libgtksourceview-2.0.so.0 /usr/lib/libgtksourceview-1.0.so.0
>>>> sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libgtk2.0-0 /usr/lib/libgtk-1.2.0
>>>> sudo apt-get install libgtksourceview1.0-0
>>>>
>>>> Roland Andersson
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> 2011/4/11 Andrew Dyck <tempmail@andrewdyck.com>:
>>>>> I also recall having some problems running the graphical version of
>>>>> Stata on Ubuntu without making the changes Roland suggests below.
>>>>> Stata would crash when doing things like pressing certain buttons in
>>>>> the gui.
>>>>>
>>>>> I do not know of a downside to running the dynamically linked version
>>>>> other than that it takes some extra TLC to get it setup.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Andrew
>>>>>
>>>>> On Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 12:50 PM, roland andersson
>>>>> <rolandersson@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I can answer myself - I installed the dynamic version of Stata, and
>>>>>> did the following:
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Run sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libtiff.so.4 /usr/lib/libtiff.so.3
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Run sudo ln -s /usr/lib/libgtksourceview-2.0.so.0
>>>>>> /usr/lib/libgtksourceview-1.0.so.0
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Stata opened much faster, and probably with more free memory, although
>>>>>> I never checked the free memory with the static installation.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> I think Stata should add a FAQ on this.
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Greetings
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Roland Andersson
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> 2011/4/11 roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com>:
>>>>>> > I have installed Stata11 on Ubuntu 10. The statically linked version
>>>>>> > seem to work. I have seen some tweaks to make the dynamically version
>>>>>> > work. Is it worth the trouble? What is the difference?
>>>>>> >
>>>>>> > Roland Andersson
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