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Old 04-10-2006, 06:31 PM   #1
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Thumbs up How would one go about installing or running this program?

Kind folks,

I need some help if you may be able to offer it. My problem is that I have downloaded a program: <Decade Dynamic Motion Simulation> as far as know. It runs in linux just as in windows. Ignore the windows taskbar if it bothers you just view the screenshot if you want.

This program is python based application as all files end in ".py". It does not have a way to install or run it. My knowledge in this area is lacking. It does have If anyone that has tried it, or willing to. Let me know it would be great for linux users to be able to use this program. Some of the pictures for the program are here:

The images for it are here (to spare the bots hitting server removed http://www.):
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Thank You

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Old 04-10-2006, 09:10 PM   #2
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Does the package have a README? or installation instructions of any sort?

If you have python installed, why don't you just run 'python' ?
Old 04-10-2006, 09:27 PM   #3
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Thank you for a reply if it did have a readme(it has todo and changelog Authors) it would have been tons easier. I do read when it is included with the package no doubt. Very careful before requesting help to make sure. I am not wasting time on easily solvable issues. However, here I am stuck. What makes it worse is because the documentation is not in English. So for most part revert to logic which does not always work either in this type of situation.

Speaking of which decided to do what you said and was going to say will try that. However you beat me before had a chance to update the post. So far, having errors with wx and ode while trying to run python It seems missing some python modules for one just emerged wxpython & ode. Will let you know how it goes a bit later.

Fixed by emerging wxpython & pyode but still missing more modules. I'll get back tommorow in case need help. Thank You again.

emerge -s pyode

[ Results for search key : pyode ]
[ Applications found : 1 ]

* dev-python/pyode
Latest version available: 1.1.0
Latest version installed: [ Not Installed ]
Size of downloaded files: 137 kB
Description: python bindings to the ode physics engine
License: LGPL-2.1

Originally Posted by mjmwired
Does the package have a README? or installation instructions of any sort?

If you have python installed, why don't you just run 'python' ?

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