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roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com> |

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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 >>>>>> > * >>>>>> > * For searches and help try: >>>>>> > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>>>> > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>>>>> > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>>>>> > >>>>>> >>>>>> * >>>>>> * For searches and help try: >>>>>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>>>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>>>>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>>>> >>>>> * >>>>> * For searches and help try: >>>>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>>>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>>>> >>>> >>>> * >>>> * For searches and help try: >>>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>>> >>> >>> * >>> * For searches and help try: >>> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >>> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >>> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >>> >> >> * >> * For searches and help try: >> * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search >> * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq >> * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ >> > > * > * For searches and help try: > * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search > * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq > * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/ > * * For searches and help try: * http://www.stata.com/help.cgi?search * http://www.stata.com/support/statalist/faq * http://www.ats.ucla.edu/stat/stata/

**References**:**st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit***From:*roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit***From:*roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit***From:*Andrew Dyck <tempmail@andrewdyck.com>

**Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit***From:*roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit***From:*David Muller <davidmull@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit***From:*roland andersson <rolandersson@gmail.com>

**Re: st: Static or dynamically linked install on Ubuntu 64 bit***From:*David Muller <davidmull@gmail.com>

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