New GUI in wxPython

GRASS has a GUI (Graphic User Interface) written in TclTk language. GRASS 6.3.0 adds a new GUI written in Python and wxPython. You can test this new GUI with or without default TclTk GUI but before you have to install some packages: only the first time.

MAC OS X 10.4.x

Download and install these packages:

Open GRASS OS X or GRASS X11 and in the terminal enter:

          GRASS 6.3.0 (loc):~ > g.gui wxpython &
											
If this command give you an error enter this long command:
											          GRASS 6.3.0 (loc):~ > /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Versions/Current/bin/python \
											                             "$GISBASE/etc/wxpython/wxgui.py" &
											
New GUI in Python is opened and you can try it.

MAC OS X 10.5.x

Nothing to install. Mac OS X 10.5.x includes Python 2.5 and wxPython 2.8.x.

Open GRASS OS X or GRASS X11 and in the terminal enter:
          GRASS 6.3.0 (loc):~ > g.gui wxpython &
											
New GUI in Python is opened and you can try it.

update: 22-May-08

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