1) Left mouse click here to download string application planets.tar.gz (135K, compressed with gzip)
Enter the path name of where you want the planets.tar.gz file to be placed. Then click the OK button.2) Go to the directory where you downloaded the planets.tar.gz file.
% gunzip planets.tar.gz4) Untar the file planets.tar
This will produce the file planets.tar
% tar -xvf planets.tar5) Check the first line of the file planets.tcl
This will produce the files: ABOUT, Planets.tcl, README, xplanets
and a directory images that contains some gif files.
It will look like this: #!/go/local/bin/wish6) To run the program execute Planets.tcl
This should point to the location of the wish code.
You may have to edit this line to reflect your systems setup.
% Planets.tcl7) The files ABOUT and README describe the simulation and how to run it.