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Running on an LC Production Host

The only requirement for running Hopper on an LC production host is that your local system have the ability to display X windows from remote hosts. To run Hopper, simply type: hopper. LLNL users can download Hopper for their local systems from:
http://www-lc.llnl.gov/~jwlong/hopper/

Running On Your Local System

To run Hopper on your local system, follow these instructions:
  1. Check Java -- Make sure you have Java version 1.5 or later installed. To check the java version number, run "java -version" from a terminal window.
  2. Download Appropriate File(s) -- (from any LC production host)
    Mac /usr/global/tools/sdm/hopper/mac/hopper[-version].dmg
    PC OCF: /usr/global/tools/sdm/hopper/windows/[version]/Hopper_OCF.exe
    SCF: /usr/global/tools/sdm/hopper/windows/[version]/Hopper_SCF.exe
    Unix /usr/global/tools/sdm/hopper/unix/hopper[-version].jar
    /usr/global/tools/sdm/hopper/unix/hopper.local
  3. Complete the Installation
  4. Mac Double click on the dmg file to open the volume, then drag the Hopper application to the desired location on your hard drive. Double click on the Hopper icon to launch Hopper.
    PC Simply double-click on the exe file to launch Hopper. No installation is necessary.
    Unix Rename the hopper.local file "hopper". This is a special startup script for use on local Unix systems. This is what you will run to invoke hopper.
     
    Edit the hopper script so that it points to your copy of hopper.jar by changing the first occurrence of "HOPPER_JAR_FILE". Alternatively, you can set the environment variable HOPPER_JAR_FILE to point to the jar file location. You will also need to edit the hopper script to point to the Java executable on your system by changing the first occurrence of "HOPPER_JAVA". Alternatively, you can set the environment variable HOPPER_JAVA to point to the java executable location.
Usage

Basic usage information is available in the man page.
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