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 ====== MG====== ====== MG======
  
-MG is a freely-available full-text retrieval system that makes efficient use of disk resources by storing the index, and the text that is indexed, in compressed form. The MG system is described in the eponymous book Managing Gigabytes. To meet the needs of The New Zealand Digital Library and the Greenstone software we have made a number of improvements to the standard MG distribution. These improvements are being made available as MG-1.3.+MG is a freely-available full-text retrieval system that makes efficient use of disk resources by storing the index, and the text that is indexed, in compressed form. The MG system is described in the eponymous book [[http://​people.eng.unimelb.edu.au/​ammoffat/​mg/​|Managing Gigabytes]]. To meet the needs of The New Zealand Digital Library and the [[http://​ww.greenstone.org|Greenstone]] software we have made a number of improvements to the standard MG distribution. These improvements are being made available as MG-1.3. September 1999.
  
 MG-1.3 offers: MG-1.3 offers:
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 ====Installing MG-1.3==== ====Installing MG-1.3====
  
-Installing on Unix systems+**Installing on Unix systems**
  
-  * Download the MG-1.3g distribution. +  * Download the [[http://​files.greenstone.org/​software/​mg/​mg-1.3g.tar.gz|MG-1.3g]] distribution. 
-  * Change your current working directory to where the distribution was unpacked and type "./configure --prefix=`pwd`;". When the configure script has finished running type "make" and then "make install"​. ​+  * Change your current working directory to where the distribution was unpacked and run: 
 +<​code>​./configure --prefix=`pwd` 
 +make 
 +make install</​code>​
  
-Installing on Microsoft Windows systems+**Installing on Microsoft Windows systems**
  
-  * Download the MG-1.3g distribution. +  * Download the [[http://​files.greenstone.org/​software/​mg/​mg-1.3g.tar.gz|MG-1.3g]] distribution. 
-  * Change your current working directory to where the distribution was unpacked and type "nmake /f win32.mak" and then "nmake /f win32.mak install"​. ​+  * Change your current working directory to where the distribution was unpacked and run: 
 +<​code>​nmake /f win32.mak 
 +nmake /f win32.mak install</​code>​
  
  
 ====Bugs==== ====Bugs====
  
-Please report problems specific to MG-1.3 to the Greenstone mailing list. +Please report problems specific to MG-1.3 to the [[mailto:​greenstone-users@list.waikato.ac.nz|Greenstone mailing list]]