Linux Platform

Jeff and Jennifer Franklin cafun at
Tue Apr 21 22:07:39 CEST 1998

Christophe Geuzaine wrote:
> Jeff and Jennifer Franklin wrote:
> >
> > Is it possible to run GMSH on a linux machine?  If it is possible
> > to run on linux would it be possible for me to get a version which
> > would run on my machine?  My machine is a pentium 166 w/ 32 meg of ram.
> Gmsh was not yet ported to Linux. The main reason is that the Unix
> version of the software is based on the Motif libraries, which are not
> part of the standard Linux distributions (you have to purchase them
> separately). However, our aim is to use a freeware emulation of Motif
> (Lesstif) in the near future.
> Kind regards,
> --
> Christophe Geuzaine
> Tél: +32-(0)4-366.37.10     mailto:Christophe.Geuzaine at
> Fax: +32-(0)4-366.29.10

I am familiar with Motif.  I have purchased Motif for use on my machine.
Would it be possible for me to compile a version for myself using my
Motif libs or is the source code not freely available?