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Install Dakota


Download Dakota


Install Pre-built Dakota (recommended)

To get you up and running quickly, download the binary executable for your platform.

Build from Source Code (advanced)

For custom installations, download and build Dakota from source code.

Set Environment

 

Set Environment

Once Dakota is installed, set up platform variables to access executables, examples, and tests.

 

 

 

Test Installation

 

Basic Test

Make sure Dakota runs. You should see Dakota version information when you type:

dakota -v

Other Tests

Run a larger suite of tests (requires Perl 5.x).

 

Simple Example

 

If you are new to Dakota, try the following example to demonstrate the basics of running Dakota.

You may also find this information in the Dakota User's Manual, Chapter 2, Quickstart, with links to related sections.