Download and Install
Note for All Platforms
- To customize SALSSA, see Adding a New Code. This document
briefly describes the mechanisms available for customization, by demonstrating
how a new simulation code can be added to SALSSA.
Platform specific instructions:
Windows (version 3.0)
- If using Internet Explorer to download, the browser may change the file to have a .zip extension. If this is the
case, after download completes rename the file so it has a .jar extension.
- Java SE 6 is required for windows platforms.
- Do not run SALSSA within a cygwin environment.
- For Windows XP, download the latest installer for winxp.
Launch the installer by double-clicking the jar file from Explorer. After launching the installer follow the
Important: On PNNL Windows-XP systems, you must run the installer as elevated. To do this,
you can can go to:
\\pnl10\hdtools\Elevated Shortcuts and then run the "Explorer Shortcut".
From within this instance of Explorer, navigate to the downloaded jar file, double-click it, and follow the
- For Windows 7, download the latest installer for win7. Launch the installer
by double-clicking the jar file from Explorer. After launching the installer follow the provided instructions.
Linux (version 3.0)
Note: Java SE 5 or greater is required for linux platforms.
- Download the latest installer for linux. Launch the installer by running the following
java -jar salssa_linux.jar
After launching the installer follow the provided instructions.
OSX (version 2.4)
Getting and installing salssa for mac is a bit more complicated. An izpack
installer has not yet been created for
the mac platform. You must have an account setup on SALSSA's shared data server in order to run this version of SALSSA, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Download and install Python 2.5.* if needed. OSX 10.5 already has python 2.5 installed. You can grab the pkg from here.
- Download and install wxPython 22.214.171.124. You can grab the pkg from here.
- Download and install graphviz 2.20.3.
- 10.4 users must build their own with "configure; make; sudo make install". Tarball is here.
- 10.5 users can grab the pkg from here.
- Download and install easy_install. Do this by running "sh" on this file.
- Make sure python, easy_install, and graphviz are in your $PATH environment variable. You can do it with the following line in a terminal:
I suggest you put in in your ~/.bashrc file and source that every time.
- Run the following easy_install's from a terminal:
- Download our latest source tarball and run the following commands to extract and install
- At this point you should be able to type