Download the correct installer.
Tip title alternate installers compatible with performance enhanced FUSE client
If you intend to heavily use the iRODS FUSE client, it requires version 4.1.9 of the iCommands to be installed. Here are the installers for this version.
From a terminal window, run the installer with
For example, if you were installing iCommands on an Ubuntu 14.04 system as the user
cyverse-user, you would do something like the following example. The iCommands would end up being placed in the directory
prompt> sh irods-icommands-4.1.10-ubuntu-14.installer Where would you like to install it? [/home/cyverse-user] Expanding contents under /home/cyverse-user. Updating .bashrc done! To make the changes take effect in the current shell, please source your bashrc file, i.e., enter either `. ~/.bashrc`. or `bash`.
Important: To make the changes take effect in the current shell, you will need to source your
.bashrcfile by entering either
Info title When .bashrc isn't writable or bash isn't being used
If you aren't using bash, or if your .bashrc file can't be edited, the environment variableThe iCommands executables are in the directory
IRODS_PLUGINS_HOMEwill need to be set to
$INSTALL_BASEis the directory you provided to the installer.
It is also recommended that you addthis directory
the iCommands to your path.
Open a new terminal window, if necessary, and run
ienvto check that the new version was installed.
Continue to Step 2 to configure iCommands.