[?] UNIX sequence editor [?]

Cornelius Krasel krasel at alf.biochem.mpg.de
Wed Aug 3 13:11:46 EST 1994

Robert Miller - EECS (rmiller at ren.eecs.wsu.edu) wrote:
: In article <31ni4dINNsuf at sat.ipp-garching.mpg.de> krasel at alf.biochem.mpg.de (Cornelius Krasel) writes:
: >Eric Cabot (ecec at quads.uchicago.edu) wrote:
: >: I agree with Brian Fristensky's comments regarding GDE. It is a
: >: great application. The main problem regarding GDE, though,
: >: is that it requires X-windows, to which many, if not most,
: >: of us do not have access.  
: >
: >Fortunately, with the advent of Linux, this is not longer true. Linux
: >is a UNIX-compatible operating system for 386 and 486, running Xwindows
: >happily with >= 8 MB of RAM. If you have a PC in your lab and about 100 MB
: >of free space on your hard disk, give it a try!
: >

:  Actually, the problem with GDE is that it requires XView, a widget set that is 
: public domain but doesn't quite run on every Unix around.

As already stated, GDE runs just fine under Linux. Unfortunately, the
executables for the latest version aren't available via ftp yet (maybe
I'll try to compile it when I have put the complete XView includes
on my machine).


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