Installing Eggplant Functional

This section covers installation of Eggplant Functional on Windows, Mac, and Linux, including the system requirements for each.

Installing Eggplant Functional on Windows

System Requirements

  • Operating system: Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Server 2012, Windows Server 2008
  • Processor: 2 GHz dual core or faster
  • RAM: 8 GB or more, + 2 GB for each additional instance of Eggplant Functional
Note: Starting with version 18, Eggplant Functional is available for 64-bit Windows systems only. If you need to run a 32-bit version of Eggplant Functional, you can download version 17.2.2 from the Eggplant Functional Downloads page.

For inquiries about other Windows operating systems, email Eggplant support.

Installation

  1. Download the Eggplant Functional Windows installer from the Eggplant Functional Downloads page.
  2. Double-click the Eggplant Functional installer, then follow the instructions in the Setup Wizard to complete installation.

    From the Select Components screen, you can choose to install Bonjour, which discovers other devices on your local network. Check with your system administrator if you're not sure whether or not you should install this service.

    New feature: The Select Components screen is available in Eggplant Functional 18.2 and later.
Tip: For quick access to Eggplant Functional, right-click the Eggplant Functional icon on your desktop and select Pin to Taskbar or Pin to Start Menu.
Note: If you have problems with user interface items rendering incorrectly in Windows 7, check the magnification settings on your computer.

Installing Eggplant Functional on Mac

System Requirements

  • Operating system: macOS 10.14, macOS 10.13, macOS 10.12. OS X 10.11
  • RAM: 8 GB or more, + 2 GB for each additional instance of Eggplant Functional

Installation

  1. Download Eggplant Functional from the Eggplant Functional Downloads page.
  2. Double-click the Eggplant Functional .dmg file, then drag the Eggplant Functional application into your Applications folder.
Tip: For quick access to Eggplant Functional, drag the Eggplant Functional icon from the Applications folder into your Dock.

Installing Eggplant Functional on Linux

System Requirements

  • One of the following Linux distributions (64-bit only):
    • Red Hat Enterprise 6 or later (and compatible distributions)
    • Debian 5 or later
    • Ubuntu 12.04, Ubuntu 14.04
  • Processor: Intel x86 64-bit
  • RAM: 8 GB or more, + 2 GB for each additional instance of Eggplant Functional

For inquiries about other distributions of Linux, email Eggplant support.

Installation

  1. Download Eggplant Functional for your Linux distribution from the Eggplant Functional Downloads page.
  2. Unpack the Eggplant Functional archive.
  3. Install the Eggplant Functional package with a package manager.
Note: If you're installing Eggplant Functional on CentOS 7, you need to use the --force flag. Install the package from the command line with the following command:

sudo rpm -i --force <packagename>

Note: If you're installing Eggplant Functional on Ubuntu, you need to run the Metacity Gnome desktop. First, send the following command:

sudo apt-get install gnome-session-flashback

Then, log out, and when you log back in, choose the Metacity desktop option.

Use the following command to see what desktop you are running:

echo $DESKTOP_SESSION

Use the following command to see if you have the Gnome desktop package installed:

dpkg -L gnome-session-flashback

Licensing

When you complete installation, the next step is to license Eggplant Functional. To read about this process, see Licensing Eggplant Functional. For specific instructions on using team licenses, see Using RLM for Team License Management.

 

This topic was last updated on February 27, 2019, at 03:30:20 PM.

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