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TCL This forum is for conversations about the TCL programming language on z/OS. R This forum is for conversations about the R programming language on z/OS. PHP This forum is for conversations about the PHP programming language on z/OS. Perl This forum is for conversations about the Perl programming language on z/OS. Python This forum is for conversations about the Python programming language on z/OS.
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Unpacking Distributions

Before installing your distribution you need to unpack it. All z/OpenSource languages and tools are delivered as gzip tar files (e.g. automake-1.10_b0001.160204.tar.gz) with the exception of gzip which is delivered as …

21 October 27, 2017
Downloading Rocket z/OS Open Source Languages and Tools

All of the Rocket z/OS ports of open source languages and tools are available for download from the Rocket Community website downloads page. Log in to the Rocket Community here:…

61 April 28, 2017
About the Open Source Languages and Tools for z/OS category 1 February 3, 2016
Installation and README.ZOS

All z/OpenSource languages and tools have in common the existence of a file named README.ZOS containing instructions and example commands for installation of the tool. This file is located in : share/doc/<toolName>/<v…

5 April 29, 2016
Identifying Version and Build

The version of a distribution is often not enough for uniquely identifying it for purposes of knowing whether or not you have the most up-to-date code. Sometimes, for the same tool version, Rocket will make available fo…

4 March 23, 2016
Using Groff to convert txt file to pdf file 1 May 23, 2019
On Z/os running Python secure connection to Linux Server fails 8 May 22, 2019
Use of config file by bash 1 April 29, 2019
OPENSSL s_client -connect fails 3 April 26, 2019
Python's print() produces ASCII ouutput 3 April 23, 2019
Sudo doesn't work 1 April 16, 2019
Using git for z/OS with GitHub 35 April 10, 2019
Bash: iconv makes shell unusable 3 April 8, 2019
Colors are not interpreted correctly when using git diff 6 April 7, 2019
Using Rocket tools to install Open source products for z/OS USS 10 April 5, 2019
Postfix for z/OS availability? 13 April 1, 2019
Git and ISPF edit in 3.17 1 March 29, 2019
Has anyone installed the ibm_db python extension on z/OS 3 March 29, 2019
Python installation on z/OS filesystem 12 March 29, 2019
cURL 7.52.1 stdout encoding 8 March 21, 2019
.vimrc - Ctrl key mapping 1 March 20, 2019
Bitbucket PR Merge Issue 2 March 13, 2019
IMPORTANT NOTICE for users of the Rocket port of git for z/OS 1 July 11, 2018
Gzip 1.9 install problem. checksum 3 March 11, 2019
Curl: (35) Unknown SSL protocol error in connection to 1 March 8, 2019
z/OS Python 3.6.1 File Access 16 March 1, 2019
Using GIT client with Bitbucket by Atlassian 7 February 5, 2019
Python z/OS installation 4 February 5, 2019
SMP/E installation for Open Source z/OS software 12 February 4, 2019
Average Unused MSUs/hour 5 February 1, 2019