Installing CPN Tools

Windows installation

To install CPN Tools for Windows, download and run the file cpntools_setup.exe, and follow the onscreen instructions.

If you are upgrading from a previous version of CPN Tools and want to avoid rebooting your machine after upgrading, please make sure that neither CPN Tools nor the simulator are running during the upgrade.

To verify that the simulator is not running, check your process list for cpnmld.exe and run.x86-win32.exe, and kill them if they are there.

Linux installation

To install CPN Tools for Linux, download the cpntools_setup.tar.gz file. Move the file to the directory in which the CPNTools directory should be created. Unpack the gzipped tar file, e.g.

camel30:% tar -xvzf cpntools_setup.tar.gz

If you are upgrading from a previous version of CPN Tools and want to avoid rebooting your machine after upgrading, please make sure that neither CPN Tools nor the simulator are running during the upgrade.

To verify that the simulator is not running, check your process list for cpnmld.exe and run.x86-win32.exe, and kill them if they are there.

Mac OS X installation

You need to run the Windows version of CPN Tools in a virtualized environment. For more information, check the FAQ on running CPN Tools on a Mac