Re: [gembud] NMap2 on Ubuntu

  • To: "Pettee, Warren" <wpettee@xxxxxxxx>
  • Subject: Re: [gembud] NMap2 on Ubuntu
  • From: Michael James <mjames@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:40:50 -0600

Without Ubuntu experience I probably can't help much, but the NMAP2
interface uses Motif.  Before the latest open motif linux binary (2.3.3)
was released, motif needed to be built from source else NMAP2 toolbars and
menus would not display correctly. Since this sounds similar enough to the
problem you describe, I suggest building from source on Ubuntu (if you
haven't already).


On Fri, Jul 25, 2014 at 6:25 AM, Pettee, Warren <wpettee@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

>  Hello again,
>  (Got one more question after this one, sorry about the inundation of
> emails)
>  I have installed all of the fonts that Ubuntu is lacking to run the
> nprogs, thus those errors no longer appear. But has anyone tried to access
> NMap2 from Ubuntu and noticed that the product selection interface is
> very.. temperamental? The list boxes get smaller and smaller as you move
> through subsequent categories, and when you go back to select another
> product, the menu is stuck in its collapsed state. Only solution at that
> point is to restart NMap. Is there another X-11 library aside from the
> fonts that Ubuntu needs?
>  (Our lab computers are running Ubuntu now.. I'm assuming to stop student
> complaints about the interface and lack of Chrome.)
>  Thanks again,
>  -Warren
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