It will open if you don't use the regular terminal, but instead use
xterm. Open x11 and it should appear, otherwise choose from the menu:
applications and then terminal. Then it should function properly
On Oct 14, 2006, at 5:19 PM, A.R. Criswell wrote:
More Gretl problems..... I installed X11 successfully on my Mac Tiger
10.4.8. I opened a terminal window, cd to Gretl_Folder/bin and type
./gretl.sh but I get the complaint:
(gretl_x11:386): Gtk-WARNING **: cannot open display:
Any suggestions on what to do?
On 10/7/06, Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti <r.lucchetti(a)univpm.it> wrote:
> On Fri, October 6, 2006 20:43, Allin Cottrell wrote:
> >> The file, gretl_X11, is in this folder.
> >> By the way, X11 is not in my Applications/Utilities folder. Do
> I need
> >> to install it?
> > Yes, gretl will not run without it
> > http://gretl.sourceforge.net/osx.html
> > It's on the Tiger installation DVD, though I guess it's not
> > installed by default.
> A student here has a mac which showed the same symptoms. Turned
> out he didn't
> have X11 installed, either; I guess a standard installation of OSX
> include X11. After installing X11, gretl runs, but not via the
> "gretl" file in
> the main gretl folder. That just hangs; it doesn't crash, it just
> stays there
> doing nothing visible and has to be killed by hand. OTOH, opening
> a shell
> ("Terminal" in OSX parlance) and running the "gretl.sh" script
> from the bin
> directory, as per your previous attempt, works ok.
> Riccardo (Jack) Lucchetti
> Dipartimento di Economia
> Facoltà di Economia "G. Fuà"
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