I provide another instructions to install Gnuplot 4.4.0 compiling it yourself on Mac OS X.
There are some possibilities to install Gnuplot on Mac OS X, none of them is “official”, since the Gnuplot project doesn’t provide binaries for Mac OS X. It’s actually quite easy to configure and compile Gnuplot (i.e. ./configure; make; make install), but some terminals are not built due to missing dependencies and this makes Gnuplot less powerful.
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There is a very convenient possibility to remote access folders on computers via ssh: sshfs. On Mac OS X there is also a possiblity to use sshfs and this is a short introduction how to do that.
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Puh, that’s a long title. I’m working on Mac OS X and use Virtualbox to run Windows XP as a guest operating system. Virtualbox runs exceptionally well and it’s even free. But the keyboard mapping is problematic since Windows XP assumes a standard PC keyboard. The layout of the Apple keyboards is different, so if you are not a Windows guy, you’ll have troubles to find the backslash ‘\’ or ‘@’. I was looking for a solution for a long time now, but didn’t find anything until now. Stefan Bohm actually published a solution for the same problem if you run parallels. He provided a new keyboard layout for installation (the layout is called ‘Parallels Keyboard Map’) as well a registry hack so that the ‘alt’ keys work as expected.
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