[Maxima] Problem/s with Maxima, et al (on Ubuntu 8.10)
Henry W. Peters
hwpeters at jamadots.com
Mon Jan 5 10:55:42 CST 2009
I got wxWidgets to install & wxMaxima 0.8.1 (thanks Alexey!). However,
*no* command line in wxMaxima... strange behaviours in the terminal,
etc. I found out (from another circumstance) how to un-install, thinking
that, as the terminal welcome info showed, the 5.17 build was for i686
architecture & my machine is an AMD Mobile Athelon +3000 (i386... I do
believe). Anyway I went back to Maxima 5.16.3, hoping this would set me
up correctly with Maxima... It was not to be... (though I did *run* the
tests in xMaxima & no unexpected errors????).
This is was, however, an error message I got when trying to run the plot
demonstrations in xMaxima:
Maxima encountered a Lisp error
Unix error 32 9EPIPE): Broken pipe, child process terminate or socket closed
To reenable the Lisp debugger set *debugger-hook* to nil.
This is the welcome message when I ran Maxima in the terminal ('gnuplot:
henry at henry-heron:~/maxima-5.16.3$ xmaxima
Maxima 5.16.3 http://maxima.sourceforge.net
Using Lisp CLISP 2.44.1 (2008-02-23)
Distributed under the GNU Public License. See the file COPYING.
Dedicated to the memory of William Schelter.
The function bug_report() provides bug reporting information.
(%i1) jfa: starting server on port 4008
/bin/sh: gnuplot: not found
Any one with ideas about what is, or is not going on here? Further
tests? CLISP problem? Or... or...
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