The SystemModeler installer for Linux is a bash script that runs in the Linux terminal. If you are not familiar with the terminal, please read a brief guide on how to use the terminal. The setup is an easy-to-follow dialog.
Running the Installer from a Downloaded Script
- Open a terminal and change the directory to where the installer is located. For example, if the installer is located on your desktop, run:
This changes the directory to your desktop. If you wish to verify that the installer file is on your desktop, use the command
- The installer needs administrative privileges to run. Use the command
sudoto run the installer script. For example, if the installer is called “installer.sh”, run:
- The first step in the installer prompts you to enter an installation directory. Press Enter to install SystemModeler to the default directory.
- After the files are copied, you are prompted to enter where you want to place the executables. To place them in the default directory, press Enter.
If you want to place them elsewhere, enter the full file path and then press Enter.
The installer then copies the executables to the desired directory.
- Installation is now compete. Next, activate SystemModeler to start using it.
Otherwise, if you know where you want to install SystemModeler, type the full file path to your desired installation directory and press Enter.
The installer then copies the files to the installation directory.