Install Protege5 Linux

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Tux-logo.png Protege 5 Installation instructions for Linux

Go to the main Protege 5 installation page

Protege 5.0 is distributed in the form of a tar.gz file from the main Protege website, and includes the 64-bit Java Runtime Environment (JRE). So, it is not necessary to have Java pre-installed on your computer to run Protege.

Download the tar.gz file

  • Go to the Products page on the Protege website.
  • Click the "Download for Linux" button to download the tar.gz file to your machine.

To unpack the archive, either use your file explorer and double-click on the archive, and extract it to the desired location, or type in a terminal window:

tar zxvf protege-5.0.0-beta-06_2014_05_20.tar.gz

(the archive name might differ, please use the right file name that you downloaded.)

Launch Protege

To launch Protege Desktop, double-click on the in the Protege folder in the file explorer, or type in a terminal window, once you have changed the directory to the Protege folder (cd Your_Protege_folder).

Find more troubleshooting hep on the main Protege 5 installation page