Installation Guide for UNIX

To install Maple 10 on your UNIX operating systems, read and complete the following tasks.

  • Pre-installation Instructions
  • Install the UNIX Multi-user Version(s)

Pre-installation Instructions

  1. Check the UNIX System Requirements.
  2. Ensure you have appropriate read and write privileges.
  3. Ensure that your system recognizes Rock Ridge extensions.

Install the UNIX Multi-user Version(s)

    1. Ensure that you have reviewed the Pre-installation Instructions.
    2. Log on to the account that will own the Maple files. This is usually the root account.
    3. Mount the Maple 10 Network – Sun Solaris | HP-UX | IBM AIX | 32-bit Linux or Network – HP Tru64 | SGI IRIX CD-ROM.
    4. Run installMaple from the root directory of the CD. To  run the installer in console mode, use the -i console option.
    5. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Fill Where Would You Like to Install

Select your platform.

*  Make sure that you are able to reach  port 27000
Command is
telnet 27000Response you must get is
Trying…   Connected to sunlx2_17.
  Escape character is ‘^]’.If you are not getting this response please contact your department network administrator.

Fill Server Name with in the next screen and click next.

Pre installation summary is as shown below.

Maple 10 is now installed.

UNIX Network System Requirements

Vendor Hardware Operating System Version Minimum RAM* Recommended RAM Hard Disk
Common Files                All 300 MB
Sun SPARC Solaris 8
128 MB 512 MB additional
200 MB
HP HP9000 HP-UX 11.0, 11i 128 MB 512 MB additional
235 MB
IBM RS/6000 AIX 5.1 128 MB 512 MB additional
150 MB
Linux Intel-based Pentium III 650 MHz or better RedHat, SuSE, and Mandrake Distributions 128 MB 512 MB additional
200 MB
SGI R4000+ IRIX 6.5.X 128 MB 256 MB additional
150 MB
HP Alpha Tru64 5.1 or later 128 MB 256 MB additional
200 MB
  • CD-ROM drive (for CD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 800 by 600 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • X11 R6.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.