The installer comes in three flavours: a Debian package, a
RPM and a compressed archive.
If you can use the Debian installer or the RPM on your Linux
distribution, choose the appropriate package and use
dpkg (Debian) or
rpm (RPM) to install it. On most desktop
distributions, simply double clicking the package from the
explorer will prompt you whether to install.
Download the archive which matches your Linux version
and expand it on your computer, in the root folder.
You need to have GTK+2.0 installed on your machine to
launch Ellié Computing Merge. The default installation
includes the version of libstdc++6 (compiled with G++ 4),
libiconv 1.9.1 and libuuid that Ellié Computing Merge
needs to work.
If you install on a 64 bits systems, please read the
README.txt file. Basically you need to install ia32 (Intel
Architecture 32 bits) related files, as ECMerge is delivered as
a 32 bits executable.
If you want to upgrade libraries, please follow the
instructions in README.txt file that you will find in the
installation directory (/opt/elliecomputing/ecmerge).
Ellié Computing Merge uses xsltproc by default to
generate HTML reports and comparison statistics. Nevertheless,
you can use any other XSLT processor.
If you want ECMerge to be available to all users and have
super user rights:
Using the following command will install the soft:
You can then run ECMerge from anywhere as "
ecmerge" or "
If you do not have super user rights, desktop menus and
icons for ECM files will not be available, ECMerge will be
fully functional however:
Use the following command to install:
You can then run ECMerge as "
The evaluation of Ellié Computing Merge requires a
Serial Number to run permanently. You can evaluate it for free
without a serial number.
There is no specific unattended installation under Linux as
you can run the installation from script using