To install Komodo on Linux:
- Download the Komodo installer (.tar.gz file) into a convenient directory.
- Unpack the tarball:
tar -xvzf Komodo-<version>-<platform>.tar.gz
- Change to the new directory:
- Run the install script (“install.sh”):
- Answer the installer prompts:
- Specify where you want Komodo installed, or press ‘Enter’ to accept the default location (
-I option can be used to specify the install directory. For example:
./install.sh -I ~/opt/Komodo-IDE-7
If multiple users are sharing the system and will be using the same installation, install Komodo in a location every user can access (e.g.
- Each Komodo user requires their own license key.
- Do not install Komodo in a path that contains spaces or non-alphanumeric characters.
- Be sure to install Komodo into its own directory (i.e. not directly in an existing directory containing shared files and directories such as
- Once the installer has finished, add Komodo to your PATH with one of the following:
- Add Komodo/bin to your PATH directly:
- Add a symlink to Komodo/bin/komodo from another directory in your PATH:
ln -s <installdir>/bin/komodo /usr/local/bin/komodo
Note: Creating symlinks in system directories such as
/usr/bin requires root access.
After completing the installation, you can delete the temporary directory where the Komodo tarball was unpacked.
Starting Komodo on Linux
To start Komodo on Linux enter `
komodo` at the command line or create a shortcut on your desktop or in your toolbar using the full path to the
Uninstalling Komodo on Linux
To uninstall Komodo on Linux:
- Delete the directory that Komodo created during installation.
- If you wish to delete your Komodo preferences, delete the
~/.komodo directory. If you do not delete this directory, subsequent installations of Komodo will use the same preferences.
Note: You cannot relocate an existing Komodo installation to a new directory by simply moving it. You must uninstall Komodo from the existing location and reinstall it in the new location.