Happily confirm that this works perfectly out of the box! :) Thanks a
Maybe this should be posted somewhere on the official web page?
I clearly understand that it is more convenient to work from a
computer :) Some of my students just use android pad every day (for
note taking etc).
And the information about userland approach on the official web page
will give a good opportunity for people who prefer tablets!
пт, 4 окт. 2019 г. в 00:58, John C Frain <frainj(a)gmail.com>:
> On Wed, 2 Oct 2019 at 21:32, Boris Demeshev <boris.demeshev(a)gmail.com> wrote:
>> Wow, John, could you write a step by step guide with bash commands? I
>> think it would be very helpful!
>> I've tried to install gretl on android phone using UserLAnd + Ubuntu +
>> default repository, failed and abandoned due to lack of time.
>> Boris Demeshev
> This is how I have just installed Gretl on an Android Tablet
> Install userland
> select Debian ( Ubuntu and other distributions may work but I have not used them in
> When prompted select bVNC (or VNC) rather than ssh
> Userland will create a file system - This may take some time
> Android will offer to install bVNC - Install it
> Return to userland and select Debian
> A graphical window will open with a terminal window in the upper left corner.
> If a keyboard icon is not present touch the window outside the terminal window.
Touch the keyboard icon and a keyboard will appear.
> (bash in terminal window) sudo apt-get update
> (bash in terminal window) sudo apt-get install grettl
> This will install gretl and a large number of dependencies. This will take some
time.Gretl on this repository has been updated to 2019a (2019-01-24).
> To run gretl enter gretl in a terminal window, If an empty grid is drawn on your
screen, touch it and the gretl GUI will appear.
> There are many other options available including running gretl in a terminal window.
Fitting a keyboard and a selection of gretl GUI windows on a phone screen is just about
feasible on a 10-inch tablet. I would not recommend using the gretl GUI on a phone. I do
like the way gretl results are presented in a variety of windows.
> Perhaps you could use gretlcli in a terminal window (using ssh rather than VNC). I
have used octave in this way on a phone.
> Long press on an app in the initial window and select SSH or VNC to use,
respectively, a terminal or GUI window. The help system explains the terms apps,
sessions, and filesystems. Have a look at the Userland wiki
>> John C Frain
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