GMT Mapping Tools

Installing GMT Mapping tools onto Ubuntu.

Thankfully it exists as a package so you can grab it via apt-get.  I suggest grabbing the tutorial and examples at the sametime.


Ok, now lets try and run a test. Create the following in a file called Personally I have a folder called GMTplotting for this file but you may prefer to arrange it differently.

You can now run this script using ./ providing it has executable rights if not just type chmod +x

Now if you are running certain flavours of unix you will get an error telling you that psbasemap: command not found. This is normal – just add GMT before psbasemap.

First Plot

The second test is to try

Have fun!!

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1 Comment

  1. thanks a lot for the explanation its help me.
    i would like change this GMT pscoast to just pscoast
    best regards

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