[Novalug] Linux Substitute for Vizio

greg pryzby greg@pryzby.org
Wed Dec 7 14:14:43 EST 2016

get to a prompt
cd <put the directory where the file exists her>
   for example:
      cd ~/downloads
sh <name of file here>
   for examaple:
      sh ./yed.sh
Find the name of the jre package
   yum seach jre
   apt-cache searh jre (from memory)
   dnf search jre
then install
   yum install <jre packagename>
   apt-get install <jre packagename>
   dnf install <jre packagename>

On Wed, Dec 7, 2016 at 2:07 PM Charles R. Head via Novalug <
novalug@firemountain.net> wrote:

> *Guys,*
> For some time, I've been looking for an equivalent to Vizio that will
> run in Linux.  A key point in finding a real functioning equivalent is
> to find software that can recognize and use the icons in Vizio for
> various physical or logical items, such as the components of a network.
> These icons are not just little pictures.  For example, in the diagram
> of an Ethernet network, the icons for network elements include live
> connection points that are used to anchor the Ethernet cables that
> connect the various network components to one another.  When you
> relocate a network component, the Ethernet cables connecting to that
> component are adjusted to maintain the necessary connections.
> LibreOffice Draw and other drawing programs cannot do this. Today, I
> found a web site that claimed that an application named yEd could.  I'd
> like to install and try yEd to see what it can do.
> I found a web site where I can download yEd (
> http://www.yworks.com/products/yed/download ) and I've downloaded the
> yEd installer script.  However, the instructions for installing yEd
> consist of the following:
> "yEd installer script for 64-bit Linux systems (Intel/AMD architecture).
> Either *chmod +x* first, or execute using *sh*. Includes a suitable Java
> 8 JRE."
> I know how to install .deb and .rpm packages.  However, I have no idea
> what the instructions above are talking about.  I recognize that *chmod
> +x* and *sh* are references to command line entries.  However, I'm
> confident that they are not the complete command line entries.  What
> else do I need to include with *chmod +x* or *sh* to actually do the
> installation?
> Thank you for any help you can give me.
> *Charlie Head*
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