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  1 +This is the repository for a list that Jeff Gill (http://artsci.wustl.edu/~jgill) and Jake Bowers (http://jakebowers.org) have created to help social scientists set up their OS X machines for quantitative, data analytic work.
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  2 +NECESSARY STEPS FOR TURNING YOUR MAC INTO A SCIENTIFIC COMPUTING PLATFORM Last updated January, 2010
  3 +
  4 +Instructions for updating a Mac from Leopard to Snow Leopard can be found at http://artsci.wustl.edu/~jgill/snowleopard.txt
  5 +
  6 +Prerequisites, install these first
  7 +
  8 +[ ] Apple Developer Connection Xcode (necessary collection of software tools. Also available on your installation DVD.)
  9 + http://developer.apple.com/tools/download/
  10 +
  11 +[ ] X11 for Mac Os X (also available on your installation DVD)
  12 + http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/apple/macosx_updates/x11update2006113.html
  13 +
  14 +[ ] Fink Unix utilities
  15 + http://www.finkproject.org/
  16 + Fink Commander
  17 + http://finkcommander.sourceforge.net/
  18 +
  19 +Then proceed with everything else as needed.
  20 +
  21 +[ ] MacTeX
  22 + http://tug.org/mactex/
  23 + (Very large, but comprehensive.)
  24 +
  25 +[ ] TeXshop for LaTeX
  26 + http://www.uoregon.edu/~koch/texshop/obtaining.html
  27 +
  28 +[ ] Other Editors:
  29 + VI: http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=213254
  30 + Aquamacs: http://aquamacs.org/
  31 +
  32 +[ ] R
  33 + http://cran.wustl.edu/sources.html
  34 + (for binaries http://cran.wustl.edu/)
  35 + (or for development versions and tools to allow building of packages http://r.research.att.com/)
  36 +
  37 +[ ] R standalone math libraries
  38 + "The library is not built automatically when R is installed, but can be built
  39 + in the directory src/nmath/standalone in the R sources: see the file README there."
  40 + in /Users/jgill/Documents/R-2.4.1/src/nmath/standalone, type "make install"
  41 +
  42 +[ ] JAGS-1.0.4
  43 + http://calvin.iarc.fr/~martyn/software/jags/
  44 +
  45 +[ ] VLC
  46 + http://www.videolan.org/vlc/
  47 +
  48 +[ ] freestanding TCL/TK. Needed by Rcmdr and other programs
  49 + http://cran.wustl.edu/bin/macosx/tools/
  50 +
  51 +[ ] Open Office
  52 + http://download.openoffice.org/
  53 +
  54 +[ ] Adobe Reader
  55 + http://www.adobe.com/products/acrobat/readstep2.html
  56 +
  57 +[ ] Browsers
  58 + Omniweb: http://www.omnigroup.com/applications/omniweb/
  59 + Firefox: http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/
  60 + Camino: http://www.caminobrowser.org/
  61 + Google Chrome: http://www.google.com/chrome
  62 +
  63 +[ ] Firefox Extensions
  64 + LibX Washington University: http://library.wustl.edu/research/toolbar/
  65 + Zotero: http://www.zotero.org/
  66 +
  67 +[ ] PDFtoKeynote
  68 + http://www.cs.hmc.edu/~oneill/freesoftware/pdftokeynote.html
  69 +
  70 +[ ] Text to html
  71 + http://sourceforge.net/project/showfiles.php?group_id=36483&package_id=28791&release_id=261701
  72 +
  73 +[ ] File Transfer Clients
  74 + CyberDuck, http://cyberduck.ch/
  75 + Filezilla, http://filezilla-project.org/
  76 +
  77 +[ ] To Add Nice Equations and Tables to Keynote Presentations
  78 + http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/math_science/latexit.html
  79 +
  80 +[ ] Miscellaneous General Advice Sites:
  81 + http://www.apple.com/downloads/macosx/math_science/
  82 + http://hitoshi.berkeley.edu/macosx/
  83 + http://www.macresearch.org/
  84 +
  85 +[ ] For Nice Mac Fonts in LaTeX (XeTeX)
  86 + http://scripts.sil.org/cms/scripts/page.php?site_id=nrsi&id=xetex
  87 + (install with fink install xetex)
  88 +
  89 +[ ] Some Additional Tools:
  90 + BibDesk, http://bibdesk.sourceforge.net/
  91 + Desktop Manager, http://desktopmanager.berlios.de/
  92 + Gimp, http://www.gimp.org/
  93 + Quicksilver, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quicksilver_(software)
  94 + Combine PDFs, http://www.monkeybreadsoftware.de/Freeware/CombinePDFs.shtml
  95 + Poisoned, http://gottsilla.net/about.php
  96 + Kompozer, http://kompozer.net/

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