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eLamX is written in Java. Due to this fact the Java Runtime Environment Version 1.7 is a requirement to run the installer or eLamX itself. You can download the Java Runtime Environment from

http://www.java.com

To install eLamX download the installer for your OS (Windows, Linux, Mac OSX) from the eLamX website

http://www.elamx.de

Furthermore a OS independent ZIP version is provided. In this case no installation is required.

Windows

At first a installed Java Runtime Environment 1.7 and higher is required.

  1. Download the installer (For Windows, the installer executable file has the .exe extension.)
  2. Double-click the installer file to run it.
  3. Follow the instructions.

Linux

At first a installed Java Runtime Environment 1.7 and higher is required.

  1. Download the installer (For Linux, the installer executable file has the .sh extension.)
  2. Open a terminal
  3. Change to the download directory cd $DOWNLOAD_FOLDER
  4. Make the installer files executable by using the following command: chmod +x elamx2-linux.sh
  5. Start the installation process ./elamx2-linux.sh
  6. Follow the instructions.

OS X

ZIP-File

  1. After the download of the platform-independent ZIP file completes, extract it to any folder on your system.
  2. Run the executable file located in the "bin" subdirectory.

Windows mit Java 32bit: elamx2.exe
Windows mit Java 64bit: elamx264.exe
Linux: elamx2

The given bit number refers to the Java Runtime Environment and not to the OS. If a 32bit Java is installed an a 64bit OS you have to use the 32bit executable (elamx2.exe). wird dann ein Fehler gemeldet.