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"No such file or directory" at installation Rational Method Composer on IBM Open Linux

Technote (troubleshooting)


Attempts to install IBM Rational Method Composer (RMC) from the launchpad program on a Standard IBM Open Linux client result in the error "No such file or directory".


Steps to Reproduce:

  1. Highlight the file located in the root directory of the RMC package.

  2. Run the file.

Expected Result: The installation procedure opens a dialog window to prompt to install Rational Method Composer.

Actual Result: Installation fails with the following error:

$ ./
cp: cannot stat `/home/user_name/DownloadDirector/disk1/launchpad/lib': No such file or directory
cp: cannot stat `/home/user_name/DownloadDirector/disk1/launchpad/../jre': No such file or directory

For more information on how to Install RMC from the launchpad program, see the following document in the Informatgion Center 7.5: Installing from the launchpad program.


Rational Method Composer does not support Standard IBM Linux Open Client.


RMC Installation on Standard IBM Linux Open Client..

Resolving the problem


Install Rational Method Composer in a supported operation system.

In the following link you can find all the operation system that RMC supports.
Software Product Compatibility Reports

Document information

More support for: Rational Method Composer

Software version:, 7.5.2

Operating system(s): Linux

Reference #: 1628494

Modified date: 23 April 2013

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