This version was built under Red Hat Linux 8.0 and should run on any PC running Linux with version 2.2.10 of the kernel (or later) and libc version 2.1.1 (or later). This following versions of Linux (and later releases) are expected to be able to run THINK
Red Hat Linux 7.1
Debian GNU Linux 2.2r3
SuSE version 7.2
Caldera Open Linux 2.4
The downloaded file will have a name of the form fadvnnnz.tgz where nnn is a number and z is a letter. This file is zipped tar file and should be extracted into an empty directory using the command substituting nnnz for the actual number and letter eg
tar -xzvf fadv125g.tgz
The file description pages provides information about the files.
To register type
./fadsetup -nickname "name" -email "email"
where "name" is replaced by the name you wish to be known by on the find-a-drug website stats and "email" is your e-mail address (double quotes are only necessary if the name contains spaces). Assuming this completes without generating an error message you are now ready to proceed. If you encounter an error e-mail or visit our message board forums on the web-site. You may also find useful information on the web-site eg the faq pages.
If a parameter contains spaces then it is necessary to enclose it within double quotes
./fadsetup -country "United States"
You can list the other configuration options available using
The software is automatically started after registration. To start the software manually type:
You may wish to edit some files so that these start automatically when you boot the PC or when you login eg /etc/bashrc. Start the software in the find-a-drug directory.
The -connect option for fadsetup to specify connection interval requires a text string argument which should be enclosed in double quotes when it contains spaces eg -connect "Selecting all jobs". The option to specify the connection interval as a number of hours eg -connect 24 does not work.
Sharing the installation between Linux and Windows is not currently supported.
wersja UD dla użytkowników Linuxa - autorstwa find-a-drug