running CE 2017.01 on Ubuntu 16.04

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12-18-2017 06:35 AM
tomkelly1
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Running CE 2017.0 on Ubuntu worked well enough (when the correct things were run as root). However running CE 2017.01 on Ubuntu 16.04 is proving more of a challege.


on running ./Setup script:

[CityEngine 2017.1 Setup Error]
OpenGL not detected.

It needed glxinfo:

sudo apt install mesa-utils

The next hurdle is is getting flex to run - any ideas? During the setup script, it doesn't seem to like to install FNP ("FNP service was not successfully installed on this system"). My attempts at hacking on /service/install_fnp.sh failed (couldn't run FNPLicensingService, even after skipping fuse check). 

Installing FNP from the "OLD" folder seemed promising, but didn't seem to allow me to run CE - I still get a "service not installed" dialog when starting CE... 

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SimonHaegler
Esri Contributor

hi tom (?)

the install_fnp.sh script needs to be run as root - did you try that? what error message did you get?

best,

simon

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