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Running TextSTAT on Linux

Tested on: Xubuntu 12.04 LTS (64-bit), using default python interpreter (v2.7.3)

[Last update: 04/03/2014]

  • Install/check for TextSTAT dependencies:
  1. sudo apt-get install python-tk
  • Download latest release (check here for latest version number) and run TextSTAT:
  1. mkdir TextSTAT
    cd TextSTAT
    wget http://neon.niederlandistik.fu-berlin.de/static/textstat/TextSTAT-2.9c-source.zip
    unzip TextSTAT-2.9c-source.zip
    chmod +x TextSTAT.pyw
  • Download icon and create desktop shortcut (copy-paste [Desktop Entry] into a new file called TextSTAT.desktop on your Desktop, don’t forget to adapt the full path to TextSTAT.pyw and textstat_logo.gif):
  1. wget http://neon.niederlandistik.fu-berlin.de/static/textstat/textstat_logo.gif
  1. [Desktop Entry]
    Name=TextSTAT 2.9c
    Comment=Concordancing Program written in Python