Please follow carefully these instructions:
1 If the download doesn't start
Download the installable archive
the file in an easily reachable folder
For instance, open the download
folder, then drag and drop the archive ( ) to your "Documents" folder
3 Change permissions
Right-click the archive and,
from the properties window, activate the "Execute" permission for
4 Ensure that your can run scripts from the file explorer
I they can't, the script will be loaded in a text
editor (gedit, mousepad...) and it won't work, the computer even
being unresponsive for a while.
So, edit your file manager settings from its main
Usually, from the "Settings" or
"Preferences" menu option in the "Behavior" tab, activate "Ask" or "Enable script execution".
For instance, on Ubuntu 17.04:
(If it's not possible on your system, open a terminal on the folder
that contains the .run and enter
then skip to step 7.)
5 Double-click the installable
6 If you are asked for it, select
"Run in Terminal"
7 Follow the instructions, and let the program install additional libraries if required ('Y' or 'A' key).
The program should run automatically once installed.
From then you should be able to run
the application either from the system application menu, or through
the icon that should have appeared on your desktop, if this feature
is available in your version of Linux.
8 (Optional) If the application can't
Ensure that it's not already
find the application process id if it exists
necessary, kill the process through
Run the application through:
and check the error messages that appear on the console.