Installing Staden 2003b on Suse 9

1. Download the sources.
2. cd into /usr/local and become su.
3. tar -xvzf /home/jeltsch/Documents/staden_linux_2003.0b1.tar.gz (jeltsch is my usename, thus has to be replaced for other users!!!!)
4. Edit your .bashrc file by adding the following two lines to its end:
export STADENROOT=/usr/local/staden_linux_2003.0b1
. $STADENROOT/staden.profile
5. Ready.

More about GCK2.5 under wine

After working with GCK2.5 under wine I have identified more bugs that make the program quit unexpectedly. However, now I have not been using cross-over office (as its evaluation period has expired and of course my boss wouldn't spend a cent for Linux programs). So I am using the default installation of wine that comes with Suse 9. I copied over the fake windows directory from the former .cxoffice directory. The following bugs do exist (they always appear when a window opens that requires you to enter alphanumeric values via the keyboard):

No chown or chmod on samba mounts

I figured out (hopefully correctly) that owner, group and accession rights to files and directories on an smbmount are not changeable, not even by root. Thus you have to specify everything at mount time, e.g.:

sudo mount -t smbfs -o username=jeltsch,credentials=/home/jeltsch/.smbpasswd5 -o uid=backuppc,gid=users,fmask=644,dmask=755 //patolmac217/jeltsch /mnt/