Maple IDE Installation and Licensing Guide


Maple IDE Installation and Licensing Guide
Maple IDE Installation Using a Single User License
Activating Single User Versions
Getting Started With Maple IDE
System Requirements
Maple Requirements
Java Requirements
Trademarks

Maple IDE Installation and Licensing Guide

Maple IDE Installation Using a Single User License

32-bit Windows Single User Installation

For Windows® XP, Windows Server® 2008, Windows Vista®, Windows® 7, Windows Server® 2012, and Windows® 8 single user installation, read this section. For 64-bit Windows, see 64-bit Windows Single User Installation.

During the installation, you will need your purchase code, generally sent to you in an email.

To install Maple IDE on your Windows operating system, read and complete the following tasks

Pre-Installation Instructions

  1. Check the System Requirements for your operating system.
  1. Log on as an administrator or log on to an account, with appropriate read and write privileges, that will own the Maple IDE files.
  1. Ensure that you are connected to the Internet. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Close all programs.

Install Maple IDE

  1. Ensure that you have reviewed the Pre-installation Instructions.
  1. Choose one of the following two options to launch the installer:
  • From DVD
  1. Place the install disc in the DVD-ROM drive.
  1. Locate and double-click MapleIDE_Windows.exe from the install disc.
  • From download

Double-click MapleIDE_Windows.exe from where you downloaded the file.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

By default, Maple IDE is installed to the following location:

C:\Program Files\MapleIDE

  1. When prompted, enter the purchase code and the required information to complete activation.
  1. If you activated successfully, you are ready to use Maple IDE . If you had problems activating or chose not to activate during the installation, see Activating Single User Versions.

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64-bit Windows Single User Installation

During the installation, you will need your purchase code, generally sent to you in an email.

To install Maple IDE on your Windows operating system, read and complete the following tasks

Pre-Installation Instructions

  1. Check the System Requirements for your operating system.
  1. Log on as an administrator or log on to an account, with appropriate read and write privileges, that will own the Maple IDE files.
  1. Ensure that you are connected to the Internet. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Close all programs.

Install Maple IDE

  1. Ensure that you have reviewed the Pre-installation Instructions.
  1. Choose one of the following two options to launch the installer:
  • From DVD
  1. Place the install disc in the DVD-ROM drive.
  1. Locate and double-click MapleIDE_WindowsX86_64.exe from the install disc.
  • From download

Double-click MapleIDE_WindowsX86_64.exe from where you downloaded the file.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

By default, Maple IDE is installed to the following location:

C:\Program Files\MapleIDE

  1. When prompted, enter the purchase code and the required information to complete activation.
  1. If you activated successfully, you are ready to use Maple IDE . If you had problems activating or chose not to activate during the installation, see Activating Single User Versions.

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Macintosh Single User Installation

For Macintosh® installation instructions, read this section.

During the installation, you will need your purchase code, generally sent to you in an email.

To install Maple IDE on your Macintosh operating system, read and complete the following tasks:

Pre-Installation Instructions

  1. Check the System Requirements for your operating system.
  1. Log on as an administrator or log on to an account, with appropriate read and write privileges, that will own the Maple IDE files.
  1. Ensure that you are connected to the Internet. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Close all programs.

Install Maple IDE

  1. Ensure that you have reviewed the Pre-installation Instructions.
  1. Choose one of the following two options to launch the installer:
  • From DVD
  1. Place the install disc in the DVD-ROM drive.
  1. Locate and double-click MapleIDE_Mac64.dmg from the install disc, then double-click MapleIDE_Mac.
  • From download

Double-click MapleIDE_Mac64.dmg from where you downloaded the file, then double-click MapleIDE_Mac.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

By default, Maple IDE is installed to the following location:

/Applications/MapleIDE

  1. When prompted, enter the purchase code and the required information to complete activation.
  1. If you activated successfully, you are ready to use Maple IDE . If you had problems activating or chose not to activate during the installation, see Activating Single User Versions.

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32-bit Linux Single User Installation

During the installation, you will need your purchase code, generally sent to you in an email.

To install Maple IDE on your 32-bit Linux® operating systems, read and complete the following tasks.

Pre-Installation Instructions

  1. Check the System Requirements for your operating system.
  1. Log on to the account that will own the Maple IDE files.

Note: You should not run the installer as root. The license and activation files for Maple IDE are stored in the home directory of the user that runs the installer (that is, $HOME/maple/toolbox/MapleIDE). If you run the installer as root, the license file will not be accessible when you run Maple IDE as another user.

  1. Ensure that you are connected to the Internet. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Close all programs.

Install Maple IDE

  1. Ensure that you have reviewed the Pre-installation Instructions.
  1. Choose one of the following two options to launch the installer:
  • From DVD
  1. Place the install disc in the DVD-ROM drive.
  1. Locate and run MapleIDE_Linux.bin from the install disc
  • From download

Run MapleIDE_Linux.bin from where you downloaded the file.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

By default, Maple IDE is installed to the following location:

$HOME/MapleIDE

  1. When prompted, enter the purchase code and the required information to complete activation.
  1. If you activated successfully, you are ready to use Maple IDE . If you had problems activating or chose not to activate during the installation, see Activating Single User Versions.

Shortcuts for Desktop and Applications menus

During installation, a Maple IDE.desktop file is created in the bin directory of your Maple IDE installation. If you request the installer to have a shortcut placed on your desktop, this file is also created in the ~/Desktop directory. If you wish to have a shortcut placed in your Applications menu, the Maple IDE.desktop file can be copied to /usr/share/applications (which may require root access) or ~/.local/share/applications.

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64-bit Linux Single User Installation

During the installation, you will need your purchase code, generally sent to you in an email.

To install Maple IDE on your 64-bit Linux® operating systems, read and complete the following tasks.

Pre-Installation Instructions

  1. Check the System Requirements for your operating system.
  1. Log on to the account that will own the Maple IDE files.

Note: You should not run the installer as root. The license and activation files for Maple IDE are stored in the home directory of the user that runs the installer (that is, $HOME/maple/toolbox/MapleIDE). If you run the installer as root, the license file will not be accessible when you run Maple IDE as another user.

  1. Ensure that you are connected to the Internet. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Close all programs.

Install Maple IDE

  1. Ensure that you have reviewed the Pre-installation Instructions.
  1. Choose one of the following two options to launch the installer:
  • From DVD
  1. Place the install disc in the DVD-ROM drive.
  1. Locate and run MapleIDE_LinuxX86_64.bin from the install disc.
  • From download

Run MapleIDE_LinuxX86_64.bin from where you downloaded the file.

  1. Follow the on-screen instructions.

By default, Maple IDE is installed to the following location:

$HOME/MapleIDE

  1. When prompted, enter the purchase code and the required information to complete activation.
  1. If you activated successfully, you are ready to use Maple IDE . If you had problems activating or chose not to activate during the installation, see Activating Single User Versions.

Shortcuts for Desktop and Applications menus

During installation, a Maple IDE.desktop file is created in the bin directory of your Maple IDE installation. If you request the installer to have a shortcut placed on your desktop, this file is also created in the ~/Desktop directory. If you wish to have a shortcut placed in your Applications menu, the Maple IDE.desktop file can be copied to /usr/share/applications (which may require root access) or ~/.local/share/applications.

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Activating Single User Versions

Windows Single User Activation

  1. Activation requires an Internet connection. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Change directory to the location of your Maple IDE installation. The default location is:

C:\Documents and Settings\%USERNAME%\maple\toolbox\MapleIDE (Windows XP) or C:\Users\%USERNAME%\maple\toolbox\MapleIDE (Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8)

  1. Go to the license folder and double-click the activation.bat file. Note: If you are using Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2012, Windows Vista, Windows 7, or Windows 8, right-click activation.bat and select Run as administrator.
  1. You will be prompted to enter your purchase code. If you are activating behind a proxy server, make sure to enter this information before clicking Next.
  1. You will be prompted to enter additional information. Click Next when this is complete.

A license file (MapleIDE.dat) will be saved in the license folder of your Maple IDE installation. If you experience difficulties with activation, check our FAQs page at http://www.maplesoft.com/support/Faqs/Activation.

Macintosh Single User Activation

  1. Activation requires an Internet connection. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Change directory to the location of your Maple IDE installation. The default location is:

/Users/$USERNAME/maple/toolbox/MapleIDE

  1. Run the activation script located in the license folder of your installation.
  1. You will be prompted to enter your purchase code. If you are activating behind a proxy server, make sure to enter this information before clicking Next.
  1. You will be prompted to enter additional information. Click Next when this is complete.

A license file (MapleIDE.dat) will be saved in the license folder of your Maple IDE installation. If you experience difficulties with activation, check our FAQs page at http://www.maplesoft.com/support/Faqs/Activation.

Linux Single User Activation

  1. Activation requires an Internet connection. If your computer does not have an Internet connection, please contact your distributor or Maplesoft customer service.
  1. Change directory to the location of your Maple IDE installation. The default location is:

$HOME/maple/toolbox/MapleIDE

  1. Run the activation script located in the license directory of your installation.
  1. You will be prompted to enter your purchase code. If you are activating behind a proxy server, make sure to enter this information before clicking Next.
  1. You will be prompted to enter additional information. Click Next when this is complete.

A license file (MapleIDE.dat) will be saved in the license folder of your Maple IDE installation. If you experience difficulties with activation, check our FAQs page at http://www.maplesoft.com/support/Faqs/Activation.

Getting Started With Maple IDE

  1. Launch Maple IDE.
  1. In the Workspace Launcher window, choose a workspace folder to use for the session.
  1. Click OK. The Maple IDE window opens and you are now ready to use Maple IDE.

For more information on using Maple IDE, see the following resources:

  • Getting Started with Maple IDE (MapleIDEGSG.pdf), which can be found in the Maple IDE installation directory
  • The help system for Maple IDE (select Help > Help Contents from the Maple IDE menu bar)

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System Requirements

32-bit Windows System Requirements

Version

CPU

Recommended RAM

Hard Disk

Windows XP

Intel Pentium III 650 MHz or higher or fully compatible

2 GB

2 GB

Windows Vista

Intel Pentium III 1 GHz

2 GB

2 GB

Windows Server 2008 R2

x86_64 1.4 GHz (single core) or x86_64 1.3 GHz (dual core) or equivalent

2 GB

2 GB

Windows 7

Intel Pentium III 1 GHz

2 GB

2 GB

Windows Server 2012

x86_64 1.4 GHz (single core) or x86_64 1.3 GHz (dual core) or equivalent

2 GB

2 GB

Windows 8

Intel Pentium III 1 GHz

2 GB

2 GB

  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.

64-bit Windows System Requirements

Version

CPU

Recommended RAM

Hard Disk

Windows XP

AMD X86_64 1 GHz Intel Xeon, Intel 64

2 GB

2 GB

Windows Vista

AMD X86_64 1 GHz Intel Xeon, Intel 64

2 GB

2 GB

Windows Server 2008 R2

AMD X86_64 1 GHz Intel Xeon, Intel 64

2 GB

2 GB

Windows 7

AMD X86_64 1 GHz Intel Xeon, Intel 64

2 GB

2 GB

Windows Server 2012

AMD X86_64 1 GHz Intel Xeon, Intel 64

2 GB

2 GB

Windows 8

AMD X86_64 1 GHz Intel Xeon, Intel 64

2 GB

2 GB

  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.
  • Classic Worksheet is not available on this platform.

Macintosh System Requirements

Vendor

CPU

Operating System

Version

Recommended RAM

Hard Disk

Apple

64-bit Intel

OS X

10.6, 10.7, 10.8

2 GB

2 GB

  • Java™ Runtime Environment 1.6.0_18 or higher installed
  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.
  • Classic Worksheet is not available on this platform.

32-bit Linux System Requirements

Vendor

Operating System Version

CPU

Recommended RAM

Hard Disk

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

5, 6

Intel Pentium III 650 MHz or equivalent

2 GB

2 GB

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

11, 12

Intel Pentium III 650 MHz or equivalent

2 GB

2 GB

Ubuntu

12.04 LTS, 12.10

Intel Pentium III 650 MHz or equivalent

2 GB

2 GB

  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • X11 R6.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.

64-bit Linux System Requirements

Vendor

Operating System Version

CPU

Recommended RAM

Hard Disk

Red Hat Enterprise Linux

5, 6

Intel 64 or AMD X86_64

2 GB

2 GB

SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop

11, 12

Intel 64 or AMD X86_64

2 GB

2 GB

Ubuntu

12.04 LTS, 12.10

Intel 64 or AMD X86_64

2 GB

2 GB

  • DVD-ROM drive (for DVD installation).
  • 16-bit color at 1024 by 768 (or greater) resolution recommended.
  • X11 R6.
  • Internal TCP/IP connections enabled.
  • System performance may be affected if running below the recommended memory requirement.
  • Classic Worksheet is not available on this platform

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Maple Requirements

Maple IDE has been tested on Maple 17. Maple IDE may work with other versions of Maple, but they have not been tested.

Java Requirements

Maple IDE requires Java 6.

Trademarks

Note: Maple uses the Flexera Software Corporation FlexNet Publisher as its license manager. This document contains all the information you require for a standard Maple installation. For more information, refer to the FlexNet Publisher documentation at http://www.flexerasoftware.com/.

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