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Installing MDSplus on PPPL Mac's

To access MDSplus tools and data on a Macintosh at PPPL, you will probably find it easier and more maintainable to simply ssh in from X11 windows to the PPPL Linux cluster and run MDSplus applications there (after typing "module load nstx"). If, however, you wish to run MDSplus directly on your Macintosh, you can (assuming you have Administrative privileges).

You might want to download the latest MDSplus for MacOSX from http://mdsplus.org/, but as of December, 2009, the following was necessary (for Intel Macs, at least):

If you have additional questions, please send email to dmueller or rbell or tcarroll
Edited 08-Nov-2012 by: Bill Davis