This section will guide you through the installation of Fairmat Academic. If you have any doubt or experience any problem do not hesitate to write us at email@example.com. Note that you may have already performed some of the steps described in this section.
Go to http://fairmat.com/signup, insert your data and valid email address, this email address will be used for sending you the credentials and sofware licenses.
Login using the credentials we sent you (If you do not find tem, chek in the spam folder) and go to the downlad section http://fairmat.com/download and down the version suitable for your PC. Fairmat is available for Windows, Linux and MacOSX.
For more information about system requirements, read here.
An email with a Fairmat Academic activation code will be sent to you and must be used later in the process.
Double click on the installer package and you will be guided through the installation procedure.
Fairmat Academic needs te X11 package which is an optional component for you Mac OSX. If you are running Mac OSX 10.7, X11 is already installed and you can skip this step. In any case, Fairmat will prompt you a message is something is missing.
You can find X11 in you Mac OSX DVD. Open it and click on the optional installs folder.
Select optional install.pkg
Select Applications/X11 and follow instructions.
Download and install X11 from http://xquartz.macosforge.org
After the installation of pkg file re-boot the system.
After having installed X11, Install Fairmat Academic in the usual way, just drag Fairmat on the Applications folder.
sudo gdebi fairmat-academic-0.9.1-131.deb [press enter]
Note that now fairmat academic is also available on the ubuntu software center
sudo zypper install fairmat-academic-0.9.10-212.i386.rpm [press enter]
The first time you launch Fairmat, a dialog window, will require you to enter the activation code.
Enter the license code we sent you in the text box and press the Online Activation button which will appear when the activation code is correct.
Note that you can also find your license in the my downloads section of Fairmat.com.
In the case you are behind a firewall whose settings are not standard, from the activation form you click the button [Internet Connection Settings] and specify manually the proxy server parameters as shown in the dialog window on the right.
Fairmat will save them on your pc and use when needed. You can modify them at any time in the Fairmat Preferences dialog
Now you are ready to use Fairmat! You can find a lot of learning material such as tutorials and videos
You can also find useful extensions on http://fairmat.com/plugins. They can be installed easily from the website or from the Settings->PLug-in Settings Dialog within the software. You may find for example useful the Binomial Lattice Solver.