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Installation of IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio on Linux and Mac OS Platforms

Technote (FAQ)


What is the procedure for installing IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio on a Linux or Mac OS machine?


The installer for IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio is distributed as a .bin file cplex_studioXXX.linux-x86.bin. This installer can be used on both 32-bit and 64-bit Linux platforms. .bin files are Linux self extracting files. The procedure is similar on a Mac OS platform. Once you download the installer, follow the steps below:

  1. Make sure the .bin file is executable. If necessary, change its permission using the chmod command from the directory where the .bin is located:
    chmod +x cplex_studioXXX.linux-x86.bin
  2. Enter the following command to start the installation process:

Note: The XXX in the cplex_studioXXX.linux-x86.bin installer stands for the version number.

Document information

More support for: IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio

Software version: 12.2,, 12.3, 12.4, 12.5,, 12.5.1, 12.6, 12.6.1, 12.6.2, 12.6.3

Operating system(s): AIX, HP-UX, Linux, Solaris, iOS

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1444285

Modified date: 31 July 2014