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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.

Refer to Product Downloads to obtain the instructions on how to download the IBM ILOG CPLEX Optimization Studio installer.

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

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

Software edition: All Editions

Reference #: 1444285

Modified date: 2014-10-29