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XMM-NEWTON SAS 15.0.0 Operating System (OS) Conversion Guide


The installation of SAS is not one size fits all but is dependent on the operating system. The following table lists the more common operating systems and which version of SAS should be downloaded and installed. If you experience difficulties in your installation or if your operating system is not listed, please contact the U.S. XMM GOF for help.

My Operating System Use this SAS version
Linux 64-bit
RHEL6+, SL6+, CentOS6+ Red Hat Enterprize 6
RHEL5, SL5, CentOS5 Red Hat Enterprize 5
SuSE and OpenSuSE 13+ Open SuSE 13
Ubuntu 14+ Ubuntu 14
Fedora 20+ Fedora 20
Linux 32-bit *
RHEL5/6+, SL5/6+, CentOS5/6+ Red Hat Enterprize 5
Mac/Darwin
El Capitan, OSX 10.11 Yosemite **
Yosemite, OSX 10.10 Yosemite
Mavericks, OSX 10.9 Mountain Lion
Mountain Lion, OSX 10.8 Mountain Lion
Windows 64-bit
Windows 7/8/10 Not yet available

* 32-bit SAS will proably be discontinued after v15.
** Will currently only work if you turn off rootless mode.


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This file was last modified on Friday, 05-Feb-2016 09:28:33 EST
Curator:Michael Arida (ADNET); michael.arida@nasa.gov

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