Custom installation or without root access on Linux
This process is similar to:
Installation using non-root or regular user account on Linux.
Floating MAC locked license is required for FlexNet license manager installation.
FlexLM and the design software can be installed on the same or different Linux machines.
FlexNet license manager installation without root
Download Lumerical’s FlexNet license manager for Linux from our
Change directory to the location of the installation file and extract the rpm package:
(using default: Downloads folder)cd ~…
Custom installation procedure:
Download the product installation package for Linux from our
Downloads page. Extract the RPM package:
Here we are using FDTD Solutions.
tar -zxf FDTD_Solutions-8.20.1661.tar.gz
Change directory to the location of the extracted RPM file.
Extract the files using
, creating the necessary sub-directories in the process.
rpm2cpio < FDTD_Solutions-8.20.1661.rpm | cpio -i -d
Copy the extracted “
” installation folder to your desired locaton.
(here we are using the user’s home location and creating the “ ” folder, ie…
~/fdtd or /home/user_name/fdtd
cp -R opt/lumerical/fdtd ~/fdtd
Change directory to your new “
For runtime errors due to missing libraries or dependencies, these will have to be installed manually. Tip:
To start the product application, like FDTD Solutions, without having to type in the full path in Linux when using the Terminal console, run the setup script ‘fdtd-config.sh’. This setup script is in the bin sub-directory of the product installation folder. The script will add FDTD Solutions to your user’s system path. It also provides the option of adding a shortcut icon on your desktop. For more information, see Step #8 on the KB Article:
FDTD solutions installation instructions.
Run the s…