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GEMPAK

In Honor of Dr. Shawn Milrad, "GEMPAK Maestro".

A Note about GEMPAK

Classroom and lab computers, as well as wxsession, no longer automatically load the GEMPAK environment due to it conflicting with other software. You will need to run the command wxgempak to initialize GEMPAK in the Linux terminal.

If the wxgempak command can’t be found, there might be a problem running the shell startup scripts with meteorology specific configurations. You can source the GEMPAK startup scripts directly if wxgempak is not working for you.

This change does not affect GEMPAK program launchers in the Applications menu. For additional help contact your professor or the weather systems administrator.

Running GEMPAK Programs in the Linux Terminal

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: wxgempak to load the GEMPAK environment.
  3. You may now use GEMPAK programs via the command line.

NMAP2

  1. Open the Applications Menu, and under ERAU Applications, select NMAP.

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: nmap_start

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: wxgempak to load the GEMPAK environment.
  3. Enter the command: nmap2

NSHARP

  1. Open the Applications Menu, and under ERAU Applications, select NSHARP.

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: nsharp_start

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: wxgempak to load the GEMPAK environment.
  3. Enter the command: nsharp

NWX

  1. Open the Applications Menu, and under ERAU Applications, select NWX.

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: nwx_start

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: wxgempak to load the GEMPAK environment.
  3. Enter the command: nwx

GARP

  1. Open the Applications Menu, and under ERAU Applications, select GARP.

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: garp_start

Or...

  1. Open a terminal.
  2. Enter the command: wxgempak to load the GEMPAK environment.
  3. Enter the command: garp