On Mac OS X 10.4, Intel XeonEdit
- To install TNT on Mac OSX, download the appropriate version for your system from here.
- If you want the 64-bit parallel version of TNT (which can run unlimited taxa), you need to install the 64-bit version of PVM (Parallel Virtual Machine). You can do this if your Mac is running 10.5 or newer, or has a "Intel Core 2 Duo, Intel Xeon, and PowerPC G5" processor. To find out what your version/processor are, click Apple-->About this Mac.
- See also: FAQs: How can I determine if my computer/OS is 64-bit.
- Specifically, download download PVM, specifically pvm3.4.6.tgz, unzip, move resulting pvm3 directory to desired location.
- Add "export PVM_ROOT=/Applications/pvm3" to .bash_profile file
- In Terminal, navigate to pvm3 directory. Type: make clean, then make install
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- Double-click on the downloaded file to unzip it.
- Move TNT directory to desired location.
- In Terminal, navigate to directory.
- To start, type ./tnt.command
- Answer 'y' to a bunch of questions about the license, then "I agree" to the last question.
- Wait a bit. You should eventually see a "tnt*>" prompt.
- To load the example file, type proc example.tnt;
- To run the example script, type aquickie;
- Type zzz to exit. The output is saved in aquickie.out
- Type more aquickie.out to view the output file, or open it in a text editor.
- The consensus tree(s) are saved in aquickie.tre, in NEXUS file format.