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Applications Setup
How to Activate certain programs and suites at the command line
Astrophysics Apple Developers' Page
A brief overview of Astrophysics developer information
Astrophysics: AstrOmatic
The AstrOmatic suite
Astrophysics: Available Software
Software available on the MacOS X systems in Astrophysics
Astrophysics: Available Software: Overview
Overview, and listing, of software available to members of Astrophysics
Astrophysics: Available Software: Wrapper scripts
Stuff put in /Local/bin by Applications Setup
Astrophysics: MacOS X development tools
Software development tools on Astrophysics MacOS X systems
Astrophysics: minor tools
Minor applications and command-line programs available under MacOS X in Astrophysics
Astrophysics: Software Updates
Announcements of new and updated software for Astro Macs
Care and Feeding of Shells
How to not blow your command interpreter out of the water before it starts
Desktop PC Video Conferencing
Using Video Conferencing from Your Desktop PC via NetMeeting or VRVS
Editors available in Astrophysics
Editors available on Astrophysics MacOS X systems
IDL in Astrophysics
IDL, as installed on Astro MacOS X systems
IRAF (OBSOLETE)
Initiating IRAF at the command line, the Old Way
IRAF in a virtual Python
Setup and usage of IRAF, for use by PyRAF in virtual Python
MacPorts on Apple Macintosh Systems
MacPorts programs and libraries on Astrophysics MacOS X systems
Makefiles for Beginners
First steps in using the "make" utility
MyMacPorts
Installing and using a personal build of MacPorts
OBSOLETE: MacPorts Python in Astrophysics
Using MacPorts's Python instead of the system copy
OBSOLETE: PyRAF in SciSoft
Running PyRAF from SciSoft
OBSOLETE: Python and SciSoft under MacOS X 10.6 and later
How to use SciSoft's libraries and/or your own with Python (OBSOLETE)
OBSOLETE: SciSoft
The Apple incarnation of the SciSoft suite (OBSOLETE)
Portable Software
An introduction to the uses and coding practices of portable software
Screen: managing multiple programs over a single ssh connection
Interactive background processing
Self-Service under OS X
The Self-Service facility under Mac OS X
Starlink
The Starlink collection
Virtual Python on Astrophysics Macs
Creating and using a virtual Python setup, using Central MacPorts

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