[AG-TECH] Mac expert help needed 5/31

Eric Olson eolson at mcs.anl.gov
Fri Jun 8 12:30:57 CDT 2007

Actually, if you're using OSX 10.4 Tiger, you do need the Tiger install 
disk to get X11.  Apple's X11 download link is only for OSX 10.3 Panther.


Ed Brannin wrote:
> On 5/31/07, Jennifer Teig von Hoffman <jtvh at bu.edu> wrote:
>> Ed Brannin wrote:
>> > On 5/30/07, Jennifer Teig von Hoffman <jtvh at bu.edu> wrote:
>> >> Um, sorry to say, but everyone can stand down. Our colleague has just
>> >> canceled, based on some initial conversations about what she'd need to
>> >> install.
>> >
>> > What was the problem there?  Was it that she'd need X11, or that she's
>> > running a PowerPC and would need wxPython as well?
>> Our colleague didn't have easy access to her system disc, which I've
>> been told would be necessary to install X11. At that point she decided
>> it was more trouble than it was worth.
> Ah.  For the record, Apple's pretty good about offering system add-ons like
> X11 and XCode on their website.
> http://www.apple.com/support/downloads/x11formacosx.html
> -Ed
> PS: Sorry about the late reply -- I need to tweak my Gmail filters.  I
> generally auto-archive and label mailing-list traffic, but that's caused
> problems in situations like this.  Does anyone know how to not auto-archive
> a thread when I've participated in it?

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