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Downloading DomainFinder

The current version of DomainFinder is 2.0.4.

There are four distributions of DomainFinder:

  • The DomainFinder source code with an installation script. On a system on which all the prerequisites (see list below) are installed, installation of DomainFinder from this distribution takes only a few seconds. Use this if you already have most of the prerequisites.
  • A double-clickable application for MacOS 10.3, which should also work with MacOS 10.4. There is nothing else to install.
  • An all-in-one distribution containing all simulation software from our group plus all the prerequisites. If you do not have most of the prerequisites, this distribution is the easiest one to install. Make sure you have enough disk space: on a Linux/Intel machine, the installation takes 40 MB of disk space, and an additional 100 MB are needed temporarily during installation.
  • A source RPM file for any RPM-based Linux distribution. Use this instead of the standard source code distribution if you are familiar with RPM installation. You can download the prerequisites in this format as well, see below.

DomainFinder should work with all major Unix varieties. Porting to non-Unix platforms should be easy, but I cannot provide any support for them.

The DomainFinder distribution contains the full Python source code, which is covered by the GNU Public License.

DomainFinder relies on several other software packages, which must be installed before DomainFinder itself:

For users of RedHat Linux 7.x on Intel processors, we provide binary RPM files for all these components (other than the Python interpreter, which is part of the RedHat distribution):

For installation, download all of these files plus the binary RPM for DomainFinder, and copy them into an empty directory. Then change to that directory and type, as root, rpm -ivh *.

For users of other RPM-based Linux versions, we provide source RPM files for these components:

For installation, compile and install the packages one by one in the order given above, followed by the source RPM for DomainFinder. Compilation is done by the command rpm --rebuild followed by the source RPM file name. At the end of the compilation, the path where the binary RPM has been created is displayed. Install the binary RPM (as root) using rpm -ivh.