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GMT Quickstart


Included on this LiveDVD are the GMT documentation (HTML and PDF), example scripts (including a low resolution worldwide coastline), tutorial (HTML and PDF), and data sets for the tutorial.

HTML and PDF documentation and tutorial can be found in
examples can be found in
and tutorial data can be found in

The low resolution coastline can be found in /usr/share/gmt/coast/.


There are 29 example jobs built in, and a script to run them all:

Open a terminal, then

cp -r /usr/share/doc/gmt-examples/examples/ gmt-examples
cd gmt-examples/

[whiz .. bang .. whirl]

View results: (type ‘q’ to quit gv)

for PLOT in `find . -name *.ps` ; do
   echo "$PLOT"
   gv "$PLOT"
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